Famous People Who Died in March 1902

  • Mar 3 Isaac D France van de Putte, Dutch premier (1866), dies at 79
  • Mar 7 James "Pud" Galvin, American Baseball HOF pitcher (MLB's first 300-game winner; no-hitters 1880, 84; Buffalo Bisons), dies at 45
  • Mar 12 John Peter Altgeld, German-American politician (Governor of Illinois, 1893-97), known for pardoning of Haymarket anarchists, dies of a cerebral hemorrhage, while delivering a speech, at 54
  • Mar 14 Daniel H. Reynolds, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 69
  • Mar 17 George William Warren, American hymn composer, dies at 73

Cecil RhodesCecil Rhodes (1853-1902)

Mar 26 British businessman, diamond merchant and imperialist politician who was Prime Minister of the Cape Colony (1890-96), dies of heart failure at 48