Famous People Who Died in March 1878

  • Mar 3 Joseph Bonomi the Younger, English artist and Egyptologist, dies at 81
  • Mar 6 Julius Caesar, English cricket batsman (first English tours to North America 1859-60, Australia & NZ 1864-5; Surrey CCC), dies from dropsy at 47
  • Mar 16 William Banting, English undertaker, dies
  • Mar 20 Julius Robert von Mayer, German physician and physicist (first law of thermodynamics), dies at 63
  • Mar 24 Albin Masek, Czech composer, dies at 73
  • Mar 27 Dobri Voynikov, Bulgarian teacher, playwright and journalist (The Phoney Civilization), dies at 44
  • Mar 27 George Gilbert Scott, architect, dies

Mark Hopkins

Mar 29 Mark Hopkins, American business tycoon and railroad executive (Central Pacific Railroad), dies at 64