On This Day

Famous People Who Died in March 1906

  • Mar 1 José María de Pereda, Spanish novelist, dies at 73
  • Mar 1 Moritz Heyne, German germanist (Beowulf), dies at 68
  • Mar 4 John McAllister Schofield, former U.S. Secretary of War and Commanding General of the U.S. Army (b. 1831)
  • Mar 10 Eugen Richter, German politician (Liberal), dies at 67

Susan B. Anthony

Mar 13 Susan B. Anthony, American social reformer and women's suffrage movement leader, dies of pneumonia at 86

  • Mar 15 Alfred Gilpin Jones, 8th Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia (1900-06), dies at 81
  • Mar 17 Carlos Calvo, Argentina diplomat (Calvo Clause), dies at 82
  • Mar 22 Martin Wegelius, Finnish musicologist and composer, dies at 59
  • Mar 23 Victor Barton, English cricket batsman (1 Test, HS 23; Kent CCC, Hampshire CCC) and soccer goalkeeper (Southampton), dies at 38
  • Mar 29 Slava Raskaj, Croatian painter (b. 1878)
  • Mar 30 Betsy Perk [Christina Elizabeth], Dutch journalist, writer and pioneer of the Dutch women's movement, dies at 73