On This Day

Famous People Who Died in March 1887

  • Mar 2 August W. Eichler, German botanist (developed a new system of classification of plants to reflect the concept of evolution), dies at 47
  • Mar 2 Wilhelm Troszel, Polish operatic bass, composer, and voice teacher, dies at 63
  • Mar 8 Pavel Annenkov, Russian literature historian/critic, dies at 73 (b. 1813)
  • Mar 8 Henry Ward Beecher, American clergyman (b. 1813)
  • Mar 8 James Buchanan Eads, American engineer and inventor (Eads Bridge-St Louis), dies at 66
  • Mar 16 Emanuel Kania, Polish composer, dies at 59
  • Mar 24 Ivan Kramskoi, Russian painter and art critic, dies at 49
  • Mar 28 Ditler G Monrad, Danish bishop/premier (1863-..), dies at 75