On This Day

Deaths in History in March 2020

Person of interestJack Welch

Mar 1 Jack Welch, American businessman & CEO of General Electric (GE), dies of renal failure at 84

Businessman and CEO of GE Jack Welch
Businessman and CEO of GE
Jack Welch
  • Mar 2 Henry N. Cobb, American architect (Pei Cobb Freed & Partners), dies at 93
  • Mar 11 Michel Roux, French chef and restaurateur (Le Gavroche, 1st Michelin three-starred restaurant in Britain), dies at 78
  • Mar 13 Barbara Harris, 1st American Episcopal female bishop, dies at 89

Person of interestBreonna Taylor

Mar 13 Breonna Taylor, African American medical technician, shot and killed by police officers in her home at 26 [1]

Victim of Police Brutality Breonna Taylor
Victim of Police Brutality
Breonna Taylor
  • Mar 18 Alfred M. Worden, American Colonel USAF, NASA astronaut (Apollo 15), dies of a stroke at 88
  • Mar 21 Lorenzo Sanz, Spanish businessman and football executive (president Real Madrid 1995-2000; owner Málaga CF), dies from COVID-19 at 76
  • Mar 21 Ted Graham, Lord Graham of Edmonton, English politician, House of Lords (chief opposition whip), dies at 94
  • Mar 24 Terrence McNally, American Tony-winning playwright (Kiss of the Spider Woman), dies of COVID-19 complications at 81
  • Mar 24 Betty Williams, Northern Irish political activist (Nobel Peace Prize 1976), dies of pneumonia at 76
  • Mar 28 Azam Khan, Pakistani squash player (British Open 1959-62), dies from COVID-19 at 95
  • Mar 28 Tom Coburn, American politician (Sen-R-Oklahoma 2005-2015, Rep-R-Oklahoma 1995-2001), dies at 72
  • Mar 31 Pape Diouf, Senegalese journalist and football agent (president Olympique de Marseille 2005-09; first black president in Europe's top 6 leagues), dies from COVID-19 at 68
  • Mar 31 Richard Friedman, American psychoanalyst who proved sexual orientation biological, dies at 79