On This Day

Famous People Who Died in March 1874

Person of interestMillard Fillmore

Mar 8 Millard Fillmore, 13th President of the United States (Whig: 1850-53), dies at 74

13th US President Millard Fillmore
13th US President
Millard Fillmore
  • Mar 11 Charles Sumner, American politician, Senator Massachusetts (1851-74) and anti-slavery advocate, dies at 63
  • Mar 14 Johann Heinrich von M├Ądler, German astronomer (published the most complete map of the Moon of the time, Mappa Selenographica, 4 vol. with Wilhelm Beer), dies at 79
  • Mar 20 Hans Christian Lumbye, Danish composer, dies at 63
  • Mar 28 Peter Andreas Hansen, Danish-German astronomer (Hansen hypothesis), dies at 78