Deaths in History in March 1973

  • Mar 2 Cleo Noel, US ambassador to Sudan, assassinated
  • Mar 4 Samuel Tolansky, British scientist and expert on spectroscopy (b. 1907)
  • Mar 6 Pearl S[ydenstricker] Buck, American author (Good Earth - Nobel Prize 1938), dies at 80
  • Mar 6 Vera Fjodorova Panova, Russian author (Sputniki), dies at 67
  • Mar 7 Andre de Meulemeester, Belgium WW I pilot [Eagle of Flanders], dies at 78
  • Mar 10 Richard Sharples, governor of Bermuda, assassinated
  • Mar 10 Eugene 'Bull' Connor, American segregationist (b. 1897)
  • Mar 12 Manuel Rojas Sepulveda, Chilean writer (Hijo de Ladron), dies at 77
  • Mar 14 Murat B "Chic" Young, US comic strip artist (Blondie), dies at 72
  • Mar 14 Howard Aiken, American computing pioneer (Harvard Mark I computer), dies at 73
  • Mar 16 M Revis, [Willem Fisherman), author (People that Mutiny), dies at 68
  • Mar 25 Edward Steichen, pioneer of US photography, dies at 93
  • Mar 26 Noel Coward, English playwright (Private Letters), dies at 73
  • Mar 26 Don Messer, Canadian fiddler (b. 1909)
  • Mar 28 Hakuun Yasutani, Zen teacher/co-founder (Sanbo Kyodan), dies