On This Day

Famous People Who Died in March 1892

  • Mar 1 Archibald Scott Couper, Scottish chemist, dies at 60
  • Mar 10 Otto van Raised, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1884-88), dies at 69
  • Mar 16 Samuel F. Miller, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York), dies at 64
  • Mar 20 Arthur Goring Thomas, English composer, dies at 41
  • Mar 26 Anton Wallerstein, German composer, dies at 78

Person of interestWalt Whitman

Mar 26 Walt Whitman, American poet (Leaves of Grass) and volunteer nurse during the Civil War, dies pneumonia at 72

Poet and Nurse Walt Whitman
Poet and Nurse
Walt Whitman
  • Mar 29 William Bowman, English anatomist, dies at 75
  • Mar 31 Adolf Rzepko, Polish composer, dies at 66