On This Day

Famous People Who Died in March 1817

  • Mar 1 Luigi Gatti, Italian composer, dies at 77
  • Mar 8 Wentworth Cheswell, American auditor, teacher, Revolutionary War messenger, 1st African American elected to public office, dies of typhus fever at 70
  • Mar 13 Matej Sojka, Bohemian composer, dies at 77
  • Mar 18 Johann Jakob Walder, composer, dies at 67