On This Day

Famous People Who Died in March 1903

  • Mar 4 Joseph Henry Shorthouse, English writer (John Inglesant), dies at 68
  • Mar 5 George Francis Robert Henderson, British soldier (b. 1854)
  • Mar 13 Nicolas Beets [Hildebrand], Dutch writer (Camera Obscura) and theologian, dies at 88
  • Mar 14 Jan Hendrik Weissenbruch, Dutch landscape painter, dies at 88
  • Mar 16 Roy Bean, American jurist
  • Mar 29 Gustavus Franklin Swift, American founder of the meatpacking firm Swift & Company, dies at 63
  • Mar 30 William Hicks "Red" Jackson, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 67
  • Mar 31 Ebenezer Butterick, American inventor (tissue paper dress pattern), dies at 76