Famous Deaths on March 4, 1986

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Deaths

  • Ding Ling, Chinese writer (The Sun Shines over the Sanggan River), dies at 81

Person of interestElizabeth Smart

Elizabeth Smart, Canadian author (By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept), dies of a heart attack at 72

  • Henri Knap, Dutch journalist/writer, dies at 75
  • Howard Greenfield, American songwriter (b. 1936)
  • Richard Manuel, Canadian rock vocalist and pianist (The Band), commits suicide at 42