On This Day

Famous People Who Died in March 1891

  • Mar 15 Théodore de Banville, French writer, dies at 67
  • Mar 15 Joseph Bazalgette, English civil engineer (b. 1819)
  • Mar 17 Napoléon JKP Bonaparte, French prince and member of National Convention, dies at 68

Joseph E. Johnston

Mar 21 Joseph E. Johnston, American military officer (senior officer in Confederate Army and United States Army), dies at 84

  • Mar 24 Daniel H. Wells, Mormon leader and 3rd Mayor of Salt Lake City, dies at 76
  • Mar 28 Dick Pilling, cricketer ("Prince of Wicketkeepers", Eng 1881-88), dies

Georges Seurat

Mar 29 Georges Seurat, French post-impressionist painter (Pointillism), dies at 31