Deaths in History in March 1966

  • Mar 1 Fritz Houtermans, German physicist (b. 1903)
  • Mar 5 Anna Achmatova, Ukrainian poet, dies at 76
  • Mar 5 Enrique E Ecker, Curacaos/US bacteriologist, dies at 79
  • Mar 10 Frits Zernike, Dutch physicist, invented phase-contrast microscope (Nobel 1953), dies at 77
  • Mar 10 Mari Sandoz, American author (Cheyenne Autumn), dies at 64
  • Mar 15 Abe Saperstein, founder (Harlem Globetrotters), dies at 63
  • Mar 27 Mien Labberton, Dutch poet, dies at 82
  • Mar 30 Erwin Piscator, German director (Plebeians test rebellion), dies at 72
  • Mar 30 Maxfield Parrish, American painter and illustrator, dies at 95
  • Mar 30 Newbold Morris, American politician (b. 1902)