On This Day

Famous Deaths in March 1850

  • Mar 3 Oliver Cowdery, American religious leader (Later Day Saint apostle), dies at 43
  • Mar 19 Adalbert Gyrowetz, Bohemian composer, dies at 87
  • Mar 21 Miguel Pedrorena, American settler
  • Mar 26 Samuel Turell Armstrong, American politician and acting Governor of Massachusetts (1833- 36), dies at 65
  • Mar 27 Wilhelm Bear, German banker/astronomer (Moon Map), dies at 53
  • Mar 28 Gerard C. Brandon, American politician (b. 1788)

Person of interestJohn C. Calhoun

Mar 31 John C. Calhoun, American politician, dies of tuberculosis at 68

US Vice President John C. Calhoun
US Vice President
John C. Calhoun