On This Day

Historical Figures Who Died in March 1987

  • Mar 6 Edward Zorinsky, American (Sen-D-NB, 1976-88), dies at 58
  • Mar 13 Bernhard Grzimek, German zoologist (West Germany), dies at 77
  • Mar 15 W. Sterling Cole, American politician (Rep-R-NY, Director International Atomic Energy Agency), dies at 82
  • Mar 17 Santo Trafficante Jr., American gangster (head of the Trafficante crime family in Florida and Cuba), dies at 71
  • Mar 18 Bil Baird, puppeteer (Jack Paar Show), dies at 82
  • Mar 19 Arch Oboler, American director, screen and radio writer, and producer (Lights Out, Bwana Devil), dies at 77
  • Mar 19 Louis Broglie, French physicist (Nobel 1929), dies at 94
  • Mar 19 Tony Stratton-Smith, journalist/record co CEO (Charisma), dies at 53
  • Mar 19 Louis Victor de Broglie, French quantum physicist (studied electrons, Nobel Prize for Physics, 1929), dies at 94
  • Mar 23 Adriaan Pitlo, Dutch lawyer, dies at 85
  • Mar 25 Henry R LaBouisse, headed UNICEF (1965-79), dies at 83
  • Mar 27 Lloyd Goodrich, American Arts Museum director, dies at 90
  • Mar 30 Efrain Jonckheer, Premier of the Dutch Antilles, dies at 69