On This Day

Famous People Who Died in March 1905

  • Mar 6 John Henninger Reagan, American Confederate politician, dies at 86
  • Mar 12 Rudolf von Alt, Austrian painter, dies at 92
  • Mar 15 Arnold Kerdijk, Dutch liberal/founder (Social Weekly), dies at 60
  • Mar 15 Amalie Skram, Norwegian author (Paa St Jorgen), dies at 58
  • Mar 15 Luigi Manzotti, Italian mine dancer and ballet choreographer, dies at 70
  • Mar 19 Makar Ekmalyan, Armenian composer (Patarag - Divine Liturgy of Armenia), dies at 49

Jules Verne

Mar 24 Jules Verne, French writer known as the "Father of Science Fiction" (Around the World in 80 Days), dies at 77

  • Mar 26 Maurice Barrymore [Herbert Blythe], Indian-born British actor and patriarch of the Barrymore family, dies from syphilis at 55