Deaths in History in March 1948

  • Mar 6 Ross Lockridge, Jr., American novelist (Raintree County), dies at 33
  • Mar 10 Jan Masaryk, Czech statesman and Minister to London (1918-35), commits suicide or is murdered at 61
  • Mar 10 Zelda Fitzgerald, American writer (This Side of Paradise) and wife of writer F. Scott Fitzgerald, dies at 47
  • Mar 13 Princess Helena Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, granddaughter of Queen Victoria of the U.K., dies at 77
  • Mar 24 Sigrid Hjertén, Swedish modernist painter, dies at 62
  • Mar 26 Helen Ernst, German poster artist/resistance fighter, dies at about 43
  • Mar 29 Olev Siinmaa, Estonian architect (b. 1881)
  • Mar 31 Egon E Kisch, Czech writer/journalist (Raging Reporter), dies at 62