On This Day

Deaths in History in March 1897

  • Mar 9 Sondre Norheim, Norwegian skier and pioneer of modern skiing, dies at 71
  • Mar 11 Henry Drummond, Scottish geologist, evangelist, dies at 45
  • Mar 19 Antoine T. d'Abbadie, French explorer (Ethiopia), dies at 87
  • Mar 20 Apollon Maykov, Russian poet, dies at 76
  • Mar 27 Andreas Anagnostakis, Greek physician (b. 1826)