On This Day

Deaths in History in March 1914

  • Mar 1 Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 4th Earl of Minto, dies at 63

George Westinghouse

Mar 12 George Westinghouse, American entrepreneur, engineer (Westinghouse Electric) and pioneer of the electrical industry,, dies at 67

  • Mar 16 Gaston Calmette, editor (Le Figaro), killed by Mme Caillaux at 55
  • Mar 16 John Murray, piloted HMS Challenger to Christmas Island, dies
  • Mar 16 Charles Albert Gobat, Swiss politician, recipient of the 1902 Nobel Peace Prize, dies at 70
  • Mar 19 Giuseppe Mercalli, Italian volcanologist (b. 1850)
  • Mar 23 Rafqa Pietra Choboq Ar-Rayès (Saint Rebecca) Lebanese saint (b. 1832)

Frederic Mistral

Mar 25 Frederic Mistral, French poet (Nobel Prize for Literature 1904), dies at 83

  • Mar 31 Christian Morgenstern, German poet (Ich und die Welt), dies at 42