Deaths in History in March 2004

  • Mar 4 George Pake, American physicist (b. 1924)
  • Mar 4 Stephen Sprouse, American fashion designer (b. 1953)
  • Mar 9 Dr. Gerald Deskin, Ph.D., clinical child psychologist (b. 1929)
  • Mar 13 Franz König, Austrian Catholic Archbishop of Vienna (b. 1905)
  • Mar 15 William "Bill" Pickering, New Zealand-born space scientist at NASA, dies at 93
  • Mar 15 John Pople, English chemist (Nobel Prize 1998), dies at 78
  • Mar 18 Harrison McCain, Canadian businessman (McCain Foods Limited), dies of kidney failure at 76
  • Mar 19 Mitchell Sharp, Canadian politician (b. 1911)
  • Mar 20 Queen Juliana of the Netherlands (b. 1909)
  • Mar 20 Pierre Sévigny, Canadian military officer and politician, dies at 86
  • Mar 22 Ahmed Yassin, Palestinian co-founder of Hamas (b. ca. 1937)
  • Mar 23 Rupert Hamer, Australian politician (b. 1916)
  • Mar 28 Art James, American game show host (b. 1929)
  • Mar 30 Alistair Cooke, English-born journalist (b. 1908)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mar 30 Michael King, New Zealand historian and author (Penguin History of New Zealand), dies in a car crash at 58

Historian and Author Michael King
Historian and Author
Michael King
  • Mar 30 Frances Schreuder, American socialite convicted of murder, dies at 65