Famous Deaths in March 1971

  • Mar 2 Charles W Engelhard, US silver multi-millionaire, dies at 54
  • Mar 5 Winnie Lightner, actress (Gold Dust Gertie, Sit Tight), dies at 71
  • Mar 6 Raymond Herreman, Flemish writer (Don't Forget to Live), dies at 74
  • Mar 8 Harold Lloyd, US comic/actor (Why Worry), dies of cancer at 77
  • Mar 9 Jean-Pierre Guezek, composer, dies at 36
  • Mar 10 Mabel Wheeler Daniels, composer, dies at 92
  • Mar 11 Philo T Farnsworth, US TV pioneer, dies at 64
  • Mar 11 Roy Glenn, dies in Los Angeles at 56
  • Mar 11 Whitney M Young Jr, leader (National Urban League 1961-71), dies at 49
  • Mar 13 Piero Coppola, composer, dies at 82
  • Mar 13 Rockwell Kens, US artist/painter/illustrator, dies at 88
  • Mar 15 Jean-Pierre MonserĂ©, Belgian cyclist (b. 1948)
  • Mar 16 Bebe Daniels, actress (Silver Dollar, My Past), dies at 70
  • Mar 16 Chuck Fleetwood-Smith, cricketer (Vict & Aust), dies

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Mar 16 Thomas E. Dewey, Governor of NY and Republican presidential candidate (1944, 1948), dies of a heart attack at 68

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  • Mar 17 Ernst Bachmeister, writer, dies
  • Mar 18 George Wood, England cricket wicketkeeper (v South Africa 1924), dies
  • Mar 19 Jan Greshoff, Dutch poet/author/journalist (Last Things), dies at 82
  • Mar 19 Mary Dorna, Dutch author, dies at 79
  • Mar 22 Martin Bodmer, writer, dies
  • Mar 23 Armin Loos, German-born American composer, dies at 67
  • Mar 23 Simon Vestdijk, Dutch author/poet (Brass Garden), dies at 72
  • Mar 28 Felix Wolfes, composer, dies at 78
  • Mar 29 Dhirendranath Datta, Bangladeshi politician (b. 1886)
  • Mar 30 Selmer Jackson, actor (Life & Legend of Wyatt Earp), dies at 82
  • Mar 31 Liselotte Liselot Beekmeyer, Dutch actress (Child Crying), dies at 31