On This Day

Famous People Who Died in March 1926

  • Mar 1 Camilo Pessanha, Portuguese poet (China), dies at 58
  • Mar 3 Cyril Metodej Hrazdira, Czech composer and conductor, dies at 58
  • Mar 5 Clément Ader, French aviation pioneer (b. 1841)
  • Mar 7 Heinrich Kàan-Albest, Bohemian pianist and composer, dies at 73
  • Mar 11 Biddy Anderson, South African cricketer (score 32 & 11 in Test for South Africa), dies at 51
  • Mar 16 Sergeant Stubby, decorated World War I dog
  • Mar 17 Aleksei Brusilov, Russian general most noted for the development of new offensive tactics used in the 1916 Brusilov Offensive, dies at 72

Person of interestGeorges Vezina

Mar 26 Georges Vezina, NHL Hall of Fame goalie (Canadiens), dies from TB at 39

NHL Goalie Georges Vezina
NHL Goalie
Georges Vezina
  • Mar 26 Konstantin Fehrenbach, German reichs chancellor (1920-21), dies at 74