On This Day

Famous People Who Died in March 1932

  • Mar 1 Dino Campana, Italian poet (Canti Orfici), dies at 46
  • Mar 1 Frank Teschemacher, American jazz clarinetist (b. 1906)
  • Mar 3 Eugene Francis Charles D'Albert, German pianist and composer (Golem), dies at 67
  • Mar 3 Alfieri Maserati, Italian auto racer and engineer (established Maserati Racing), dies from poorly executed kidney surgery at 44
  • Mar 5 Takuma Dan, Japanese baron/financier/industrial, murdered

Person of interestJohn Philip Sousa

Mar 6 John Philip Sousa, American composer (Stars & Stripes Forever), dies at 77

  • Mar 7 Aristide Briand, 11 x Prime Minister of France (Nobel Peace Prize 1926), dies at 69
  • Mar 8 Jan de Louter, Dutch lawyer and tutor of Dutch Queen Wilhelmina, dies at 84
  • Mar 11 Dora Carrington, British Bloomsbury artist commits suicide aged 38
  • Mar 12 Ivar Kreuger, "Swedish Match King" industrialist, commits suicide

Person of interestGeorge Eastman

Mar 14 George Eastman, American inventor (Kodak camera and founder of the Eastman Kodak Company), shoots himself in the heart at 77

Founder of the Eastman Kodak Company George Eastman
Founder of the Eastman Kodak Company
George Eastman
  • Mar 19 Edward Barrett, Irish heavyweight wrestler and all-round sportsman (Olympic gold tug-of-war 1908), dies at 54
  • Mar 20 Ilya Ivanovich Ivanov, Russian biologist (artificial insemination of animals), dies at 61
  • Mar 24 George Robert Canning, cricketer (the 4th Lord Harris), dies
  • Mar 26 Jean Cartan, composer, dies at 25