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Famous Deaths in March 1913

  • Mar 7 Emily Pauline Johnson, Native Canadian poet
  • Mar 9 Eberhard Nestle, German biblical scholar, dies at 61

Person of interestHarriet Tubman

Mar 10 Harriet Tubman [Araminta Ross], American abolitionist, former slave and humanitarian (Underground Railroad), dies at about 91

Abolitionist Harriet Tubman
Abolitionist
Harriet Tubman
  • Mar 11 John Shaw Billings, American librarian & surgeon, dies at 74
  • Mar 12 Joseph Bayer, composer, dies at 61
  • Mar 17 Richard Montgomery Gano, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 82
  • Mar 18 George I, king of Greece (1861-1913), assassinated by Schinas at 67
  • Mar 19 John Thomas, Welsh composer and harpist, dies at 87
  • Mar 20 Christian Barnekow, Danish composer, dies at 75
  • Mar 20 Song Jiao-ren, leader Chinese Guomindang-Party, dies
  • Mar 22 Sung Chiao-jen, Chinese Nationalist (b. 1882)

Person of interestJ. P. Morgan

Mar 31 J. P. Morgan, Sr. [John Pierpont], American financier and banker (General Electric, US Steel Corporation, AT&T), dies in his sleep at 75

Industrialist and Banker J. P. Morgan
Industrialist and Banker
J. P. Morgan