On This Day

Famous People Who Died in March 1931

  • Mar 5 Fr. Arthur Tooth SSC, Anglican Clergyman prosecuted and imprisoned for ritualist activities, dies ta 91
  • Mar 7 Akseli Gallen-Kallela, Finnish painter known for his illustrations of the Kalevala, the Finnish national epic, dies at 65 [1]
  • Mar 7 Theo van Doesburg [Christian Emil Marie Küpper], Dutch painter and architect, dies at 47
  • Mar 8 Clara Kathleen Rogers, composer, dies at 87
  • Mar 11 F.W. Murnau, German film director (b. 1888)
  • Mar 20 Hermann Müller, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1876)
  • Mar 25 Ida Bell Wells-Barnett, American journalist and civil rights activist, dies at 68
  • Mar 27 Arnold Bennett, English novelist (Anna of the Five Towns), dies at 63

Ban Johnson

Mar 28 Ban Johnson, American Baseball HOF executive (founder, President American League), dies after a long illness at 67

  • Mar 31 Knute Rockne, American College Football Hall of Fame receiver, coach, (Notre Dame, 13 National titles), dies in a plane crash at 43
  • Mar 31 Hermann Kutter, Swiss Protestant theologian (founder of Christian Socialism in Switzerland), dies at 67