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3rd of March 1284 EVENT The Statute of Rhuddlan incorporates the Principality of Wales into England.
3rd of March 1575 EVENT Indian Mughal Emperor Akbar defeats Bengali army at the Battle of Tukaroi.
3rd of March 1585 EVENT The Olympic Theatre, designed by Andrea Palladio, is inaugurated in Vicenza.
3rd of March 1776 EVENT American Revolutionary War: The first amphibious landing of the United States Marine Corps begins the Battle of Nassau.
3rd of March 1779 EVENT American Revolutionary War: The Continental Army is routed at the Battle of Brier Creek near Savannah, Georgia.
3rd of March 1820 EVENT The U.S. Congress passes the Missouri Compromise.
3rd of March 1845 EVENT Florida is admitted as the 27th U.S. state.
3rd of March 1857 EVENT Second Opium War: France and the United Kingdom declare war on China.
3rd of March 1861 EVENT Alexander II of Russia signs the Emancipation Manifesto, freeing serfs.
3rd of March 1865 EVENT Opening of the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, the founding member of the HSBC Group.
3rd of March 1873 EVENT Censorship in the United States: The U.S. Congress enacts the Comstock Law, making it illegal to send any "obscene, lewd, or lascivious" books through the mail.
3rd of March 1875 EVENT The first ever organized indoor game of ice hockey is played in Montreal, Canada as recorded in The Montreal Gazette.
3rd of March 1875 EVENT Georges Bizet's opera Carmen receives its premiere at the Opera Comique in Paris.
3rd of March 1878 EVENT Bulgaria regains its independence from Ottoman Empire according to the Treaty of San Stefano; shortly after Congress of Berlin stripped its status to an autonomous state of the Ottoman Empire.
3rd of March 1885 EVENT The American Telephone & Telegraph Company is incorporated in New York.
3rd of March 1904 EVENT Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany becomes the first person to make a sound recording of a political document, using Thomas Edison's phonograph cylinder.
3rd of March 1905 EVENT Tsar Nicholas II of Russia agrees to create an elected assembly, the Duma.
3rd of March 1910 EVENT Rockefeller Foundation: J.D. Rockefeller Jr. announces his retirement from managing his businesses so that he can devote all his time to philanthropy.
3rd of March 1915 EVENT NACA, the predecessor of NASA, is founded.
3rd of March 1918 EVENT Germany, Austria and Russia sign the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk ending Russia's involvement in World War I, and leading to the independence of Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland.
3rd of March 1923 EVENT TIME magazine is published for the first time.
3rd of March 1924 EVENT The 1400-year-old Islamic caliphate is abolished when Caliph Abdul Mejid II of the Ottoman Empire is deposed. The last remnant of the old regime gives way to the reformed Turkey of Kemal Ataturk.
3rd of March 1924 EVENT The Free State of Fiume is annexed by Kingdom of Italy.
3rd of March 1931 EVENT The United States officially adopts The Star-Spangled Banner as its national anthem.
3rd of March 1938 EVENT Oil is discovered in Saudi Arabia.
3rd of March 1939 EVENT In Mumbai, Mohandas Gandhi begins to fast in protest at the autocratic rule in India.
3rd of March 1940 EVENT Five people are killed in an arson attack on the offices of the communist newspaper Norrskensflamman in Lulea, Sweden.
3rd of March 1942 EVENT World War II: Ten Japanese warplanes raid the town of Broome, Western Australia, killing more than 100 people.
3rd of March 1943 EVENT World War II: In London, England, 173 people are killed in a crush while trying to enter an air-raid shelter at Bethnal Green tube station.
3rd of March 1944 EVENT The Order of Nakhimov and Order of Ushakov are instituted in USSR as the highest naval awards.
3rd of March 1945 EVENT World War II: American and Filipino troops recapture Manila in the Philippines.
3rd of March 1945 EVENT World War II: A former Armia Krajowa unit massacres at least 150 Ukrainian civilians in Paw?okoma, Poland.
3rd of March 1951 EVENT Jackie Brenston, with Ike Turner and his band, records "Rocket 88", often cited as "the first rock and roll record", at Sam Phillips' recording studios in Memphis, Tennessee.
3rd of March 1953 EVENT A Canadian Pacific Airlines De Havilland Comet crashes in Karachi, Pakistan, killing 11.
3rd of March 1958 EVENT Nuri as-Said becomes the prime minister of Iraq for the 14th time.
3rd of March 1969 EVENT Apollo program: NASA launches Apollo 9 to test the lunar module.
3rd of March 1972 EVENT Mohawk Airlines Flight 405 crashes as a result of a control malfunction and insufficient training in emergency procedures.
3rd of March 1974 EVENT Turkish Airlines Flight 981 crashes at Ermenonville near Paris, France killing all 346 aboard.
3rd of March 1980 EVENT The USS Nautilus is decommissioned and stricken from the Naval Vessel Register.
3rd of March 1985 EVENT Arthur Scargill declares that the National Union of Mineworkers national executive voted to end the longest-running industrial dispute in Great Britain without any peace deal over pit closures.
3rd of March 1985 EVENT A magnitude 8.3 earthquake struck the Valparaiso Region of Chile, killing 177 and leaving nearly a million people homeless.
3rd of March 1991 EVENT An amateur video captures the beating of Rodney King by Los Angeles police officers.
3rd of March 1991 EVENT In concurrent referenda, 74% of the population of Latvia votes for independence from the Soviet Union, and 83% in Estonia.
3rd of March 1991 EVENT United Airlines Flight 585 crashes on approach into Colorado Springs, Colorado, killing 25.
3rd of March 1997 EVENT The tallest free-standing structure in the Southern Hemisphere, Sky Tower in downtown Auckland, New Zealand, opens after two-and-a-half years of construction.
3rd of March 2002 EVENT Citizens of Switzerland narrowly vote in favor of their country becoming a member of the United Nations.
3rd of March 2004 EVENT Belgian brewer Interbrew and Brazilian rival AmBev agree to merge in a $11.2 billion deal that forms InBev, the world's largest brewer.
3rd of March 2005 EVENT Mayerthorpe Incident: James Roszko murders four Royal Canadian Mounted Police constables during a drug bust at his property in Rochfort Bridge, Alberta, then commits suicide. It is the deadliest peace-time incident for the RCMP since 1885 and the North-West Rebellion.
3rd of March 2005 EVENT Steve Fossett becomes the first person to fly an airplane non-stop around the world solo without refueling.
3rd of March 2009 EVENT The building of the Historisches Archiv der Stadt Koln (Historical Archives) in Cologne, Germany, collapses.
3rd of March 1455 BIRTHDAY King John II of Portugal (d. 1495)
3rd of March 1520 BIRTHDAY Matthias Flacius, Croatian Protestant reformer (d. 1575)
3rd of March 1583 BIRTHDAY Edward Herbert, 1st Baron Herbert of Cherbury, English diplomat, poet, and philosopher (d. 1648)
3rd of March 1589 BIRTHDAY Gisbertus Voetius, Dutch theologian (d. 1676)
3rd of March 1606 BIRTHDAY Edmund Waller, British poet (d. 1687)
3rd of March 1652 BIRTHDAY Thomas Otway, British dramatist (d. 1685)
3rd of March 1678 BIRTHDAY Madeleine de Vercheres, French Canadian heroine (d. 1747)
3rd of March 1756 BIRTHDAY William Godwin, English journalist, political philosopher and novelist (d. 1836)
3rd of March 1778 BIRTHDAY Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Queen of Hanover (d. 1841)
3rd of March 1793 BIRTHDAY William Charles Macready, English actor (d. 1873)
3rd of March 1800 BIRTHDAY Heinrich Georg Bronn, German geologist (d. 1862)
3rd of March 1805 BIRTHDAY Jonas Furrer, first President of the Swiss Confederation (d. 1861)
3rd of March 1816 BIRTHDAY William James Blacklock, British landscape painter (d. 1858)
3rd of March 1825 BIRTHDAY Shiranui Koemon, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 11th Yokozuna (d. 1879)
3rd of March 1831 BIRTHDAY George Pullman, American inventor and industrialist (d. 1897)
3rd of March 1839 BIRTHDAY Jamsetji Tata, Indian industrialist (d. 1904)
3rd of March 1845 BIRTHDAY Georg Cantor, German mathematician (d. 1918)
3rd of March 1847 BIRTHDAY Alexander Graham Bell, Scottish-Canadian inventor (d. 1922)
3rd of March 1848 BIRTHDAY Adelaide Neilson, English actress (d. 1880)
3rd of March 1851 BIRTHDAY Alexandros Papadiamantis, Greek author (d. 1911)
3rd of March 1860 BIRTHDAY John Montgomery Ward, American baseball player (d. 1925)
3rd of March 1863 BIRTHDAY Arthur Machen, Welsh-born author (d. 1947)
3rd of March 1866 BIRTHDAY Fred A. Busse, Mayor of Chicago (d. 1914)
3rd of March 1868 BIRTHDAY Emile Chartier, French philosopher, journalist and pacifist (d. 1951)
3rd of March 1869 BIRTHDAY Henry Joseph Wood, English conductor (d. 1944)
3rd of March 1871 BIRTHDAY Maurice Garin, French cyclist (d. 1957)
3rd of March 1873 BIRTHDAY William Green, American labor union leader (d. 1952)
3rd of March 1880 BIRTHDAY Florence Auer, American actress (d. 1962)
3rd of March 1880 BIRTHDAY Yosuke Matsuoka, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan (d. 1946)
3rd of March 1880 BIRTHDAY Sir Robert Chapman, British soldier and politician (d. 1963)
3rd of March 1882 BIRTHDAY Charles Ponzi, Italian fraud convict (d. 1949)
3rd of March 1883 BIRTHDAY Cyril Burt, educational psychologist (d. 1971)
3rd of March 1886 BIRTHDAY Tore ?rjasaeter, Norwegian poet (d. 1968)
3rd of March 1887 BIRTHDAY Lincoln J. Beachey, American aviator (d. 1915)
3rd of March 1890 BIRTHDAY Edmund Lowe, American silent and early talkie film actor (d. 1971)
3rd of March 1890 BIRTHDAY Norman Bethune, Canadian doctor and humanitarian (d. 1939)
3rd of March 1891 BIRTHDAY Damaskinos, Archbishop of Athens and Prime Minister of Greece (d. 1949)
3rd of March 1891 BIRTHDAY Federico Moreno Torroba, Spanish composer (d. 1982)
3rd of March 1893 BIRTHDAY Beatrice Wood, American artist and ceramicist (d. 1998)
3rd of March 1894 BIRTHDAY Ethel Grandin, silent film actress (d. 1988)
3rd of March 1895 BIRTHDAY Matthew Ridgway, Supreme Allied Commander of NATO, U.S. Army Chief of Staff (d. 1993)
3rd of March 1895 BIRTHDAY Ragnar Anton Kittil Frisch, Norwegian economist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1973)
3rd of March 1896 BIRTHDAY Leontios, Archbishop of Cyprus (d. 1947)
3rd of March 1901 BIRTHDAY Claude Choules, One of two surviving British veterans of World War I
3rd of March 1910 BIRTHDAY Kittens Reichert, American silent screen child actor (d. 1990)
3rd of March 1911 BIRTHDAY Jean Harlow, American actress (d. 1937)
3rd of March 1911 BIRTHDAY Hugues Lapointe, Canadian politician and Lieutenant governor of Quebec (d. 1982)
3rd of March 1911 BIRTHDAY Harold J. Stone, American actor (d. 2005)
3rd of March 1914 BIRTHDAY Asger Jorn, Danish painter (d. 1973)
3rd of March 1917 BIRTHDAY Sameera Moussa, Egyptian nuclear scientist (d. 1952)
3rd of March 1918 BIRTHDAY Fritz Thiedemann, German equestrian (d. 2000)
3rd of March 1918 BIRTHDAY Dr. Arthur Kornberg, American biochemist and Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2007)
3rd of March 1920 BIRTHDAY James Doohan, Canadian-born actor (d. 2005)
3rd of March 1920 BIRTHDAY Julius Boros, American golfer (d. 1994)
3rd of March 1920 BIRTHDAY Ronald Searle, British illustrator
3rd of March 1921 BIRTHDAY Diana Barrymore, stage & film actress (d. 1960)
3rd of March 1922 BIRTHDAY Nandor Hidegkuti, Hungarian footballer (d. 2002)
3rd of March 1923 BIRTHDAY Barney Martin, American actor (d. 2005)
3rd of March 1923 BIRTHDAY Doc Watson, American musician
3rd of March 1924 BIRTHDAY Lilian Velez, Filipno actress (d. 1948)
3rd of March 1924 BIRTHDAY Ali Faik Zaghloul, Egyptian radio presenter (d. 1995)
3rd of March 1924 BIRTHDAY Tomiichi Murayama, former Prime Minister of Japan
3rd of March 1926 BIRTHDAY Lys Assia, Swiss singer
3rd of March 1926 BIRTHDAY Joseph Anthony Ferrario, American Catholic prelate (d. 2003)
3rd of March 1926 BIRTHDAY James Merrill, American poet (d. 1995)
3rd of March 1927 BIRTHDAY Pierre Aubert, member of the Swiss Federal Council
3rd of March 1928 BIRTHDAY Gudrun Pausewang, German writer
3rd of March 1930 BIRTHDAY Heiner Geissler, German politician
3rd of March 1930 BIRTHDAY K. S. Rajah, Senior Counsel and former Judicial Commissioner of the Supreme Court of Singapore (d. 2010)
3rd of March 1930 BIRTHDAY Ion Iliescu, former President of Romania
3rd of March 1933 BIRTHDAY Margaret Fink, Australian film producer
3rd of March 1933 BIRTHDAY Alfredo Landa, Spanish actor
3rd of March 1933 BIRTHDAY Marco Antonio Muniz, Mexican singer (Los Tres Aces)
3rd of March 1933 BIRTHDAY Lee Radziwill, American fashion executive
3rd of March 1937 BIRTHDAY Bobby Driscoll, American actor (d. 1968)
3rd of March 1940 BIRTHDAY German Castro Caycedo, Colombian writer and journalist
3rd of March 1940 BIRTHDAY Jean-Paul Proust, French-born Minister of State of Monaco (d. 2010)
3rd of March 1940 BIRTHDAY Perry Ellis, fashion designer (d. 1986)
3rd of March 1940 BIRTHDAY Owen Spencer-Thomas, English broadcaster, journalist and Anglican clergyman
3rd of March 1942 BIRTHDAY Mike Pender, English singer and guitarist (The Searchers)
3rd of March 1944 BIRTHDAY Lee Holdridge, Haitian-American composer
3rd of March 1945 BIRTHDAY George Miller, Australian film director
3rd of March 1946 BIRTHDAY John Virgo, English snooker player
3rd of March 1947 BIRTHDAY Otto Stuppacher, Austrian racing driver (d. 2001)
3rd of March 1947 BIRTHDAY Clifton Snider, American poet and writer
3rd of March 1947 BIRTHDAY Jennifer Warnes, American singer and songwriter
3rd of March 1948 BIRTHDAY Snowy White, British guitarist (Thin Lizzy, Pink Floyd)
3rd of March 1949 BIRTHDAY Gloria Hendry, American actress
3rd of March 1949 BIRTHDAY Jesse Jefferson, American baseball player
3rd of March 1949 BIRTHDAY Juri Allik, Estonian psychologist
3rd of March 1950 BIRTHDAY Tim Kazurinsky, American actor and comedian
3rd of March 1951 BIRTHDAY Heizo Takenaka, Japanese economist and retired politician
3rd of March 1951 BIRTHDAY Lindsay Cooper, English musician and composer (Henry Cow, News from Babel)
3rd of March 1952 BIRTHDAY Rudy Fernandez, Filipino actor (d. 2008)
3rd of March 1953 BIRTHDAY Robyn Hitchcock, British musician
3rd of March 1953 BIRTHDAY Zico, Brazilian footballer
3rd of March 1954 BIRTHDAY Edouard Lock, Canadian dance choreographer (La La La Human Steps)
3rd of March 1954 BIRTHDAY Jorge Jose Emiliano dos Santos Brazilian football referee (d. 1995)
3rd of March 1955 BIRTHDAY Andy Breckman, American comedian and radio personality
3rd of March 1956 BIRTHDAY Zbigniew Boniek, Polish footballer
3rd of March 1957 BIRTHDAY Thom Hoffman, Dutch actor and photographer
3rd of March 1958 BIRTHDAY Miranda Richardson, British actress
3rd of March 1959 BIRTHDAY Ira Glass, American radio host
3rd of March 1959 BIRTHDAY Dusko Vujosevic, Montenegrin basketball coach
3rd of March 1960 BIRTHDAY Neal Heaton, American baseball player coach
3rd of March 1960 BIRTHDAY Colin Wells, English cricketer
3rd of March 1961 BIRTHDAY Mary Page Keller, American actress
3rd of March 1961 BIRTHDAY Perry McCarthy, English racing driver
3rd of March 1961 BIRTHDAY Knut Naerum, Norwegian comedian
3rd of March 1961 BIRTHDAY John Matteson, American biographer
3rd of March 1961 BIRTHDAY Fatima Whitbread, English javelin thrower
3rd of March 1962 BIRTHDAY Jackie Joyner-Kersee, American athlete
3rd of March 1962 BIRTHDAY Glen E. Friedman, American photographer and artist
3rd of March 1962 BIRTHDAY Herschel Walker, American football player
3rd of March 1963 BIRTHDAY Sophia Aliberti, Greek actress and TV presenter
3rd of March 1964 BIRTHDAY Duncan Phillips, Australian drummer (Newsboys)
3rd of March 1964 BIRTHDAY Laura Harring, Mexican-born American actress
3rd of March 1964 BIRTHDAY Raul Alcala, Mexican cyclist
3rd of March 1965 BIRTHDAY Dragan Stojkovic, Serbian footballer
3rd of March 1966 BIRTHDAY Fernando Colunga, Mexican actor
3rd of March 1966 BIRTHDAY Timo Tolkki, Finnish musician (Stratovarius)
3rd of March 1966 BIRTHDAY Tone Loc, American rapper and actor
3rd of March 1967 BIRTHDAY Go Mi-Young, South Korean female mountaineer (d. 2009)
3rd of March 1968 BIRTHDAY Brian Cox, British physicist and television presenter
3rd of March 1968 BIRTHDAY Brian Leetch, American ice hockey player
3rd of March 1968 BIRTHDAY Scott Radinsky, American musician (Pulley, Ten Foot Pole)
3rd of March 1969 BIRTHDAY Simon Whitlock, Australian darts player
3rd of March 1970 BIRTHDAY Inzamam-ul-Haq, Pakistani cricketer
3rd of March 1970 BIRTHDAY Julie Bowen, American actress
3rd of March 1971 BIRTHDAY Tyler Florence, chef, television personality and cookbook author
3rd of March 1971 BIRTHDAY Charlie Brooker, English comedian, writer and broadcaster
3rd of March 1972 BIRTHDAY Darren Anderton, English footballer
3rd of March 1973 BIRTHDAY Romans Vainsteins, Latvian cyclist
3rd of March 1973 BIRTHDAY Matthew Marsden, English actor and singer
3rd of March 1973 BIRTHDAY Victoria Zdrok, Ukrainian model
3rd of March 1974 BIRTHDAY David Faustino, American actor
3rd of March 1974 BIRTHDAY Paula Malai Ali, Malaysian-Bruneian TV presenter and actress
3rd of March 1976 BIRTHDAY Fraser Gehrig, Australian Rules footballer
3rd of March 1977 BIRTHDAY Ronan Keating, Irish singer
3rd of March 1977 BIRTHDAY Stephane Robidas, Canadian ice hockey player
3rd of March 1978 BIRTHDAY Matt Diaz, American baseball player
3rd of March 1978 BIRTHDAY Ilias Anastasakos, Greek footballer
3rd of March 1978 BIRTHDAY Seomoon Tak, Korean singer
3rd of March 1979 BIRTHDAY Manuel Benthin, German footballer
3rd of March 1979 BIRTHDAY Albert Jorquera, Spanish footballer
3rd of March 1979 BIRTHDAY Alex Zane, English comedian
3rd of March 1979 BIRTHDAY Patrick Renna, American actor
3rd of March 1980 BIRTHDAY Mason Unck, American football player
3rd of March 1981 BIRTHDAY Lil' Flip, American rapper
3rd of March 1981 BIRTHDAY Dusty Dvoracek, American football player
3rd of March 1981 BIRTHDAY Kim Yoo-Jin (Eugene), South Korean singer and actress
3rd of March 1981 BIRTHDAY Emmanuel Pappoe, Ghanaian footballer
3rd of March 1981 BIRTHDAY Sung Yu Ri, South Korean singer and actress
3rd of March 1981 BIRTHDAY Julius Malema, South African politician
3rd of March 1981 BIRTHDAY Paul Lloyd, Jr., South African professional wrestler
3rd of March 1982 BIRTHDAY Jessica Biel, American actress
3rd of March 1982 BIRTHDAY Martin Hauswald, German footballer
3rd of March 1982 BIRTHDAY Colton Orr, Canadian ice hockey player
3rd of March 1982 BIRTHDAY Derreck Robinson, American football player
3rd of March 1983 BIRTHDAY Sarah Poewe, South African swimmer
3rd of March 1983 BIRTHDAY Ashley Hansen, Australian Rules footballer
3rd of March 1983 BIRTHDAY Chris Roberson, American football player
3rd of March 1984 BIRTHDAY Valerio Bernabo, Italian rugby player
3rd of March 1984 BIRTHDAY Alexander Semin, Russian ice hockey player
3rd of March 1984 BIRTHDAY Hayley Marie Norman. American actress
3rd of March 1984 BIRTHDAY Santonio Holmes, American football player
3rd of March 1985 BIRTHDAY Sam Morrow, Northern Irish footballer
3rd of March 1986 BIRTHDAY Jed Collins, American football player
3rd of March 1986 BIRTHDAY Stacie Orrico, American singer
3rd of March 1988 BIRTHDAY Riccardo Bocchino, Italian rugby player
3rd of March 1988 BIRTHDAY Christa-Elizabeth Goulakos, Greek-Canadian ice dancer
3rd of March 1988 BIRTHDAY Jan-Arie van der Heijden, Dutch footballer
3rd of March 1988 BIRTHDAY Michael Morrison, English footballer
3rd of March 1990 BIRTHDAY Vladimir Jankovic, Greek-Serbian basketball player
3rd of March 1992 BIRTHDAY Jordy Lucas, Australian actress
3rd of March 1111 DEATH Bohemund I, Prince of Antioch
3rd of March 1239 DEATH Vladimir III Rurikovich, Grand Prince of Kiev (Born 1187)
3rd of March 1459 DEATH Ausias March, Catalan poet (Born 1397)
3rd of March 1554 DEATH John Frederick, Elector of Saxony (Born 1503)
3rd of March 1703 DEATH Robert Hooke, English scientist (Born 1635)
3rd of March 1706 DEATH Johann Pachelbel, German composer (Born 1653)
3rd of March 1707 DEATH Aurangzeb, Mughal Emperor of India (Born 1618)
3rd of March 1717 DEATH Pierre Allix, French Protestant pastor (Born 1641)
3rd of March 1744 DEATH Jean Barbeyrac, French jurist (Born 1674)
3rd of March 1765 DEATH William Stukeley, English archaeologist (Born 1687)
3rd of March 1768 DEATH Nicola Porpora, Italian composer (Born 1686)
3rd of March 1792 DEATH Robert Adam, Scottish architect (Born 1728)
3rd of March 1850 DEATH Oliver Cowdery, American religious leader (Born 1806)
3rd of March 1894 DEATH Ned Williamson, American baseball player (Born 1857)
3rd of March 1899 DEATH William P. Sprague, American politician from Ohio (Born 1827)
3rd of March 1920 DEATH Theodor Philipsen, Danish painter (Born 1840)
3rd of March 1927 DEATH J.G. Parry-Thomas, Welsh motor-racing driver (Born 1884)
3rd of March 1927 DEATH Mikhail Artsybashev, Russian writer (Born 1878)
3rd of March 1929 DEATH Katharine Wright, teacher, sister of the Wright Brothers (Born 1874)
3rd of March 1932 DEATH Eugen d'Albert, German composer (Born 1864)
3rd of March 1943 DEATH George Thompson, English cricketer (Born 1877)
3rd of March 1953 DEATH James J. Jeffries, American heavyweight boxer (Born 1875)
3rd of March 1959 DEATH Lou Costello, American actor and comedian (Born 1906)
3rd of March 1961 DEATH Paul Wittgenstein, Austrian-born pianist (Born 1887)
3rd of March 1966 DEATH William Frawley, American actor (Born 1887)
3rd of March 1966 DEATH Alice Pearce, American actress (Born 1917)
3rd of March 1966 DEATH Joseph Fields, American playwright, theatre director, screenwriter, and film producer (Born 1895)
3rd of March 1977 DEATH Percy Marmont, British/American actor (Born 1883)
3rd of March 1982 DEATH Georges Perec, French writer (Born 1936)
3rd of March 1983 DEATH Herge, Belgian comics creator (Born 1907)
3rd of March 1983 DEATH Arthur Koestler, Austrian writer (Born 1905)
3rd of March 1987 DEATH Danny Kaye, American actor, singer, and comedian (Born 1913)
3rd of March 1988 DEATH Sewall Wright, American biologist (Born 1889)
3rd of March 1990 DEATH Gerard Blitz, Belgian waterpoloist and entrepreneur (Born 1912)
3rd of March 1991 DEATH Arthur Murray, American dancer and dance instructor (Born 1895)
3rd of March 1993 DEATH Carlos Marcello, Tunisian-born gangster (Born 1910)
3rd of March 1993 DEATH Albert Sabin, Polish-born medical researcher (Born 1906)
3rd of March 1993 DEATH Carlos Montoya, flamenco guitarist (Born 1903)
3rd of March 1993 DEATH Mel Bradford, American literary critic (Born 1934)
3rd of March 1995 DEATH Howard W. Hunter, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Born 1907)
3rd of March 1996 DEATH Marguerite Duras, French writer (Born 1914)
3rd of March 1996 DEATH John Krol, American cardinal (Born 1910)
3rd of March 1998 DEATH Fred Friendly, American broadcast executive (Born 1915)
3rd of March 1999 DEATH Gerhard Herzberg, German-born chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (Born 1904)
3rd of March 2000 DEATH Toni Ortelli, Italian composer and alpinist (Born 1904)
3rd of March 2001 DEATH Eugene Sledge, U.S. Marine and American author (Born 1923)
3rd of March 2001 DEATH Louis Edmonds, American actor (Born 1923)
3rd of March 2002 DEATH Harlan Howard, American musician (Born 1927)
3rd of March 2003 DEATH Horst Buchholz, German actor (Born 1933)
3rd of March 2003 DEATH Luis Marden, American photojournalist (Born 1913)
3rd of March 2003 DEATH Goffredo Petrassi, Italian composer (Born 1904)
3rd of March 2003 DEATH Peter Smithson, English architect (Born 1923)
3rd of March 2004 DEATH Cecily Adams, American actress and casting director (Born 1958)
3rd of March 2005 DEATH Max M. Fisher, American philanthropist (Born 1928)
3rd of March 2006 DEATH Ivor Cutler, Scottish poet (Born 1923)
3rd of March 2006 DEATH William Herskovic, Holocaust hero and philanthropist (Born 1914)
3rd of March 2007 DEATH Osvaldo Cavandoli, Italian cartoonist, creator of La Linea (Born 1920)
3rd of March 2008 DEATH Giuseppe Di Stefano, Italian operatic tenor (Born 1921)
3rd of March 2010 DEATH Michael Foot, British politician (Born 1913)
3rd of March 2010 DEATH Keith Alexander, British football manager (Born 1956)
3rd of March 2011 DEATH May Cutler, Canadian politician and publisher (Born 1923)

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