On This Day

Famous Deaths in March 1934

  • Mar 3 Norman O'Neill, English composer, dies at 58
  • Mar 13 Fritz Cortolezis, composer, dies at 56

Person of interestDavidson Black

Mar 15 Davidson Black, Paleoanthropologist, dies while working alone during the night, in Beijing, China at 49

Paleoanthropologist Davidson Black
Paleoanthropologist
Davidson Black
  • Mar 19 Anthony J Block, lawyer (Dutch strafproces), dies at 66
  • Mar 20 Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Queen consort of William and Regent of the Netherlands, dies at 76
  • Mar 21 Franz Schreker, Austrian composer, dies after suffering from a stroke at 55
  • Mar 21 Lilyan Tashman, American actress (Millie, Bulldog Drummond), dies following cancer surgery at 34
  • Mar 22 Theophilos Hatzimihail, Greek painter (b. 1870)
  • Mar 26 Grete Gulbransson, Austrian writer and poet (Geliebte Schatten), dies at 51
  • Mar 27 Francis William Reitz, 5th State President of the Orange Free State, dies at 89
  • Mar 29 Otto Hermann Kahn, German millionaire and benefactor (b. 1867)
  • Mar 31 Franz Ehrle, German jesuit/head of Vatican library, dies at 88