On This Day

Famous People Who Died in March 1866

  • Mar 4 Alexander Campbell, Irish-American clergyman and Founder of Disciples of Christ, dies at 77
  • Mar 6 William Whewell, English polymath and philosopher (History of Inductive Science), dies at 71
  • Mar 10 Antonio Francesco Gaetano S Pacini, composer, dies at 87
  • Mar 19 Louis Clapisson, French composer and violinist, dies at 57
  • Mar 20 Rikard Nordraak, Norwegian composer, dies at 23
  • Mar 24 Maria Amalia, of Bourbon-Sicily, French queen as wife of Louis Philip of Austria, dies at 83
  • Mar 28 Solomon Foot, American politician (U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1851-66) and attorney, dies at 63
  • Mar 29 Menachem Mendel of Lubavitch, Rabbi/Chassidic leader, dies