Deaths in History in March 1989

  • Mar 1 Henk van Stipriaan, Dutch radio host, dies at 64
  • Mar 9 Robert Mapplethorpe, US photographer, dies at 42
  • Mar 11 Johan Fleerackers, Flemish linguist, dies at 57
  • Mar 11 James Kee, American politician (b. 1917)
  • Mar 11 John J. McCloy, United States Secretary of War (b. 1895)
  • Mar 14 Edward Abbey (environmental author), dies after surgery at 62
  • Mar 14 Zita, Empress of Austria/Queen of Hungary, dies at 96
  • Mar 15 Muhammad Jameel Didi, Maldivian poet (b. 1915)
  • Mar 19 Alan Civil, English French horn player (b. 1929)