On This Day

Famous Deaths in March 1938

  • Mar 1 G D'Annunzio, writer, dies at 74
  • Mar 1 Gabrielle d'Annunzio, Italian poet/fascist (Il fuoco), dies at 74
  • Mar 2 Ben Harney, American composer and "Father of Ragtime Piano" (You've Been a Good Old Wagon, But You Done Broke Down), dies of a heart attack at 66
  • Mar 4 George Foster Peabody, American politician (b. 1852)
  • Mar 4 Jack Taylor, American baseball player (b. 1874)
  • Mar 7 Andreas Michalakopoulos, Greek politician, Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1876)
  • Mar 9 Sydney Baynes, composer, dies at 59
  • Mar 13 Clarence Darrow, American defense attorney at Scopes Monkey Trial, dies at 80
  • Mar 13 Nikolai Ivanovich Bukharin, Russian politician and intellectual, dies at 49
  • Mar 15 Edmund Tylecote, cricketer (England keeper in 6 Tests 1882-86), dies
  • Mar 18 Cyril Rootham, English composer, dies at 62
  • Mar 21 Oscar Apfel, American actor (The Squaw Man, Inspiration, Before Dawn), dies from a heart attack at 60
  • Mar 27 William Stern, German-American philosopher (Intelligence of Children), dies at 66
  • Mar 31 Willem Kloos, Dutch poet and critic (New Guide), dies at 78