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29th of March 1461 EVENT Wars of the Roses: Battle of Towton : Edward of York defeats Queen Margaret to become King Edward IV of England.
29th of March 1500 EVENT Cesare Borgia is given the title of Captain General and Gonfalonier by his father Rodrigo Borgia after returning from his conquests in the Romagna.
29th of March 1549 EVENT The city of Salvador da Bahia, the first capital of Brazil, is founded.
29th of March 1632 EVENT Treaty of Saint-Germain is signed returning Quebec to French control after the English had seized it in 1629.
29th of March 1638 EVENT Swedish colonists establish the first European settlement in Delaware, naming it New Sweden.
29th of March 1792 EVENT King Gustav III of Sweden dies after being shot in the back at a midnight masquerade ball at Stockholm's Royal Opera 13 days earlier. He is succeeded by Gustav IV Adolf.
29th of March 1806 EVENT Construction is authorized of the Great National Pike, better known as the Cumberland Road, becoming the first United States federal highway.
29th of March 1809 EVENT King Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden abdicates after a coup d'etat. At the Diet of Porvoo, Finland's four Estates pledge allegiance to Alexander I of Russia, commencing the secession of the Grand Duchy of Finland from Sweden.
29th of March 1831 EVENT Great Bosnian uprising: Bosniaks rebel against Turkey.
29th of March 1847 EVENT Mexican-American War: United States forces led by General Winfield Scott take Veracruz after a siege.
29th of March 1849 EVENT The United Kingdom annexes the Punjab.
29th of March 1857 EVENT Sepoy Mangal Pandey of the 34th Regiment, Bengal Native Infantry revolts against the British rule in India and inspires a long-drawn War of Independence of 1857 also known as the Sepoy Mutiny.
29th of March 1865 EVENT American Civil War: Federal forces under Major General Philip Sheridan move to flank Confederate forces under Robert E. Lee as the Appomattox Campaign begins.
29th of March 1867 EVENT Queen Victoria gives Royal Assent to the British North America Act which establishes the Dominion of Canada on July 1.
29th of March 1871 EVENT The Royal Albert Hall is opened by Queen Victoria.
29th of March 1879 EVENT Anglo-Zulu War: Battle of Kambula: British forces defeat 20,000 Zulus.
29th of March 1882 EVENT The Knights of Columbus are established.
29th of March 1886 EVENT Dr. John Pemberton brews the first batch of Coca-Cola in a backyard in Atlanta, Georgia.
29th of March 1911 EVENT The M1911 .45 ACP pistol becomes the official U.S. Army side arm.
29th of March 1930 EVENT Heinrich Bruning is appointed German Reichskanzler.
29th of March 1936 EVENT In Germany, Adolf Hitler receives 99% of the votes in a referendum to ratify Germany's illegal reoccupation of the Rhineland, receiving 44.5 million votes out of 45.5 million registered voters.
29th of March 1941 EVENT The North American Radio Broadcasting Agreement goes into effect at 03:00 local time.
29th of March 1941 EVENT World War II: British Royal Navy and Royal Australian Navy forces defeat those of the Italian Regia Marina off the Peloponnesian coast of Greece in the Battle of Cape Matapan.
29th of March 1942 EVENT The Bombing of Lubeck in World War II is the first major success for the RAF Bomber Command against Germany and a German city.
29th of March 1945 EVENT World War II: Last day of V-1 flying bomb attacks on England.
29th of March 1946 EVENT Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico, one of Mexico's leading universities, is founded.
29th of March 1951 EVENT Ethel and Julius Rosenberg are convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage.
29th of March 1957 EVENT The New York, Ontario and Western Railway makes its final run, the first major U.S. railroad to be abandoned in its entirety.
29th of March 1961 EVENT The Twenty-third Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified, allowing residents of Washington, D.C., to vote in presidential elections.
29th of March 1971 EVENT My Lai massacre: Lieutenant William Calley is convicted of premeditated murder and sentenced to life in prison.
29th of March 1971 EVENT A Los Angeles, California jury recommends the death penalty for Charles Manson and three female followers.
29th of March 1973 EVENT Operation Barrel Roll, a covert US bombing campaign in Laos to stop communist infiltration of South Vietnam, ends.
29th of March 1973 EVENT Vietnam War: The last United States combat soldiers leave South Vietnam.
29th of March 1974 EVENT NASA's Mariner 10 becomes the first spaceprobe to fly by Mercury. It was launched on November 3, 1973.
29th of March 1982 EVENT The Canada Act 1982 (U.K.) receives the Royal Assent from Queen Elizabeth II, setting the stage for the Queen of Canada to proclaim the Constitution Act, 1982.
29th of March 1990 EVENT The Czechoslovak parliament is unable to reach an agreement on what to call the country after the fall of Communism, sparking the so-called Hyphen War.
29th of March 1993 EVENT Catherine Callbeck becomes premier of Prince Edward Island and the first woman to be elected in a general election as premier of a Canadian province.
29th of March 1999 EVENT The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above the 10,000 mark (10,006.78) for the first time, during the height of the internet boom.
29th of March 1999 EVENT A magnitude 6.8 earthquake strikes the Chamoli district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, killing 103.
29th of March 2002 EVENT In reaction to the Passover massacre three days prior, Israel launches Operation Defensive Shield against Palestinian militants, its largest military operation since the 1967 Six-Day War.
29th of March 2004 EVENT Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia join NATO as full members.
29th of March 2004 EVENT The Republic of Ireland becomes the first country in the world to ban smoking in all work places, including bars and restaurants.
29th of March 2008 EVENT Thirty-five countries and over 370 cities join Earth Hour for the first time.
29th of March 2010 EVENT Two female suicide bombers hit the Moscow Metro system at the peak of the morning rush hour, killing 40.
29th of March 1553 BIRTHDAY Vitsentzos Kornaros, Greek Renaissance poet
29th of March 1584 BIRTHDAY Ferdinando Fairfax, 2nd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, English general (d. 1648)
29th of March 1602 BIRTHDAY John Lightfoot, English churchman (d. 1675)
29th of March 1668 BIRTHDAY Thomas Coram, Founder of the Foundling Hospital (d. 1751)
29th of March 1713 BIRTHDAY John Ponsonby, Irish politician (d. 1789)
29th of March 1746 BIRTHDAY Carlo Buonaparte, father of Napoleon Bonaparte (d. 1785)
29th of March 1769 BIRTHDAY Nicolas Jean de Dieu Soult, French marshal (d. 1851)
29th of March 1790 BIRTHDAY John Tyler, 10th President of the United States (d. 1862)
29th of March 1799 BIRTHDAY Edward Smith-Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1869)
29th of March 1815 BIRTHDAY Costache Caragiale,Romanian actor,writer 1st director of Craiova's National Teather
29th of March 1816 BIRTHDAY Tsultrim Gyatso, 10th Dalai Lama (d. 1837)
29th of March 1824 BIRTHDAY Ludwig Buchner, German philosopher and physician (d. 1899)
29th of March 1826 BIRTHDAY Wilhelm Liebknecht, German journalist and politician (d. 1900)
29th of March 1867 BIRTHDAY Cy Young, American baseball player (d. 1955)
29th of March 1869 BIRTHDAY Ales Hrdlicka, Czech anthropologist living in the United States (d. 1943)
29th of March 1870 BIRTHDAY Pavlos Melas, Greek officer who organized and participated in the Greek Struggle for Macedonia (d. 1904)
29th of March 1873 BIRTHDAY Tullio Levi-Civita, Italian mathematician (d. 1941)
29th of March 1874 BIRTHDAY Lou Hoover, First Lady of the United States (d. 1944)
29th of March 1885 BIRTHDAY Dezso Kosztolanyi, Hungarian poet and writer (d. 1936)
29th of March 1888 BIRTHDAY Enea Bossi, Italian-American engineer and aviation pioneer (d. 1963)
29th of March 1889 BIRTHDAY Warner Baxter, American actor (d. 1951)
29th of March 1891 BIRTHDAY Alfred Neubauer, German racing team manager (Mercedes Benz) (d. 1980)
29th of March 1891 BIRTHDAY Yvan Goll, French-German writer (d. 1950)
29th of March 1892 BIRTHDAY Jozsef Mindszenty, Hungarian Catholic cardinal (d. 1975)
29th of March 1895 BIRTHDAY Ernst Junger, German author (d. 1998)
29th of March 1899 BIRTHDAY Lavrenty Beria, Soviet Communist leader (d. 1953)
29th of March 1900 BIRTHDAY John McEwen, eighteenth Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1980)
29th of March 1900 BIRTHDAY Bill Aston, British racing driver (d. 1974)
29th of March 1901 BIRTHDAY Andrija Maurovic, Croatian illustrator (d. 1981)
29th of March 1902 BIRTHDAY Marcel Ayme, French writer (d. 1967)
29th of March 1902 BIRTHDAY William Walton, English composer (d. 1983)
29th of March 1902 BIRTHDAY Don Miller, American college football player (d. 1979)
29th of March 1905 BIRTHDAY Philip Ahn, American actor (d. 1978)
29th of March 1906 BIRTHDAY E. Power Biggs American concert organist (d. 1977)
29th of March 1907 BIRTHDAY "Braguinha", Brazilian songwriter (d. 2006)
29th of March 1908 BIRTHDAY Arthur O'Connell, American actor (d. 1981)
29th of March 1908 BIRTHDAY Dennis O'Keefe, American actor (d. 1968)
29th of March 1911 BIRTHDAY Brigitte Horney, German actress (d. 1988)
29th of March 1912 BIRTHDAY Hanna Reitsch, German test pilot (d. 1979)
29th of March 1913 BIRTHDAY R. S. Thomas, Welsh poet (d. 2000)
29th of March 1914 BIRTHDAY Phil Foster, American actor (d. 1985)
29th of March 1916 BIRTHDAY Eugene McCarthy, American politician (d. 2005)
29th of March 1916 BIRTHDAY Peter Geach, British philosopher
29th of March 1917 BIRTHDAY Man o' War, American thoroughbred racehorse (d. 1947)
29th of March 1918 BIRTHDAY Pearl Bailey, American singer and actress (d. 1990)
29th of March 1918 BIRTHDAY Sam Walton, American businessman (d. 1992)
29th of March 1919 BIRTHDAY Eileen Heckart, American actress (d. 2001)
29th of March 1920 BIRTHDAY John Belk, American head of Belk, Inc. (d. 2007)
29th of March 1920 BIRTHDAY Theodore Trautwein, American judge (d. 2000)
29th of March 1927 BIRTHDAY John McLaughlin, American political commentator
29th of March 1927 BIRTHDAY John Robert Vane, English pharmacologist, Nobel laureate (d. 2004)
29th of March 1928 BIRTHDAY Vincent Gigante, American mafioso (d. 2005)
29th of March 1929 BIRTHDAY Lennart Meri, President of Estonia (d. 2006)
29th of March 1929 BIRTHDAY Richard Lewontin, American biologist
29th of March 1929 BIRTHDAY Utpal Dutt, Indian actor (d. 1993)
29th of March 1930 BIRTHDAY Anerood Jugnauth, President of Mauritius
29th of March 1931 BIRTHDAY Aleksei Gubarev, Soviet cosmonaut
29th of March 1931 BIRTHDAY Sopubek Begaliev, Soviet-era economist and politician (d. 2002)
29th of March 1931 BIRTHDAY Norman Tebbit, British politician
29th of March 1933 BIRTHDAY Jacques Brault, French Canadian poet
29th of March 1934 BIRTHDAY Paul Crouch, American televangelist
29th of March 1936 BIRTHDAY John A. Durkin, American politician
29th of March 1936 BIRTHDAY Mogens Camre, Danish politician
29th of March 1936 BIRTHDAY Judith Guest, American author
29th of March 1937 BIRTHDAY Billy Carter, brother of Jimmy Carter (d. 1988)
29th of March 1939 BIRTHDAY Terence Hill, Italian actor
29th of March 1939 BIRTHDAY Roland Arnall, American businessman and diplomat (d. 2008)
29th of March 1940 BIRTHDAY Ray Davis, American musician (d. 2005)
29th of March 1940 BIRTHDAY Astrud Gilberto, Brazilian singer
29th of March 1941 BIRTHDAY Eden Kane, British singer
29th of March 1941 BIRTHDAY Violeta Andrei, Romanian actress
29th of March 1941 BIRTHDAY Joseph Hooton Taylor, Jr., American astrophysicist, Nobel laureate
29th of March 1943 BIRTHDAY Eric Idle, English actor, writer, and composer
29th of March 1943 BIRTHDAY Sir John Major, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
29th of March 1943 BIRTHDAY Vangelis, Greek musician and composer
29th of March 1944 BIRTHDAY Denny McLain, American baseball player
29th of March 1944 BIRTHDAY Terry Jacks, Canadian musician, songwriter, and activist
29th of March 1945 BIRTHDAY Walt Frazier, American basketball player
29th of March 1946 BIRTHDAY Billy Thorpe, Australian singer (d. 2007)
29th of March 1947 BIRTHDAY Bobby Kimball, American singer
29th of March 1948 BIRTHDAY Bud Cort, American actor
29th of March 1949 BIRTHDAY Michael Brecker, American jazz saxophonist (d. 2007)
29th of March 1949 BIRTHDAY Dave Greenfield, English Keyboardist of The Stranglers
29th of March 1949 BIRTHDAY Keith Simpson, British politician
29th of March 1949 BIRTHDAY John Arthur Spenkelink, American murderer (d. 1979)
29th of March 1950 BIRTHDAY Norman Snow, American actor
29th of March 1952 BIRTHDAY Teofilo Stevenson, Cuban boxer
29th of March 1953 BIRTHDAY Tonis Palts, Estonian politician
29th of March 1954 BIRTHDAY Dianne Kay, American actress
29th of March 1954 BIRTHDAY Karen Ann Quinlan, American right-to-die cause celebre (d. 1985)
29th of March 1955 BIRTHDAY Earl Campbell, American football player
29th of March 1955 BIRTHDAY Brendan Gleeson, Irish actor
29th of March 1955 BIRTHDAY Marina Sirtis, English actress
29th of March 1955 BIRTHDAY Christopher Lawford, American actor
29th of March 1956 BIRTHDAY Patty Donahue, American singer (d. 1996)
29th of March 1956 BIRTHDAY Stephen Cole, English journalist
29th of March 1956 BIRTHDAY Kurt Thomas, American gymnast
29th of March 1957 BIRTHDAY Elizabeth Hand, American writer
29th of March 1957 BIRTHDAY Christopher Lambert, French actor
29th of March 1958 BIRTHDAY Victor Salva, American film director
29th of March 1959 BIRTHDAY Perry Farrell, American musician
29th of March 1959 BIRTHDAY Barry Blanchard, Canadian mountaineer
29th of March 1959 BIRTHDAY Brad McCrimmon, Canadian ice hockey player
29th of March 1961 BIRTHDAY Gary Brabham, Australian racing driver
29th of March 1961 BIRTHDAY Amy Sedaris, American actress and comedian
29th of March 1961 BIRTHDAY Mike Kingery, American baseball player
29th of March 1962 BIRTHDAY Dan Bittman , romanian singer (Holograf)
29th of March 1963 BIRTHDAY Elle Macpherson, Australian model
29th of March 1964 BIRTHDAY Annabella Sciorra, American actress
29th of March 1964 BIRTHDAY Michael A. Jackson, American politician
29th of March 1965 BIRTHDAY Emilios T. Harlaftis, Greek astrophysicist (d. 2005)
29th of March 1965 BIRTHDAY Jill Goodacre, American actress and model
29th of March 1965 BIRTHDAY William Oefelein, American astronaut
29th of March 1965 BIRTHDAY Voula Patoulidou, Greek athlete
29th of March 1967 BIRTHDAY Brian Jordan, American baseball player
29th of March 1967 BIRTHDAY John Popper, American musician
29th of March 1968 BIRTHDAY Sue Foley, Canadian singer and guitarist
29th of March 1968 BIRTHDAY Lucy Lawless, New Zealand actress and singer
29th of March 1971 BIRTHDAY Lara Logan, South-African journalist and reporter
29th of March 1971 BIRTHDAY Robert Gibbs, American White House (Jan. 2009- Feb. 2011) press secretary for President Barack Obama
29th of March 1972 BIRTHDAY Rui Costa, Portugal footballer
29th of March 1972 BIRTHDAY Michel Ancel, French game designer
29th of March 1972 BIRTHDAY Junichi Suwabe, Japanese voice actor
29th of March 1973 BIRTHDAY Sebastiano Siviglia Italian footballer
29th of March 1973 BIRTHDAY Marc Overmars, Dutch footballer
29th of March 1974 BIRTHDAY Kristoffer Cusick, American actor
29th of March 1974 BIRTHDAY Marc Gene, Spanish racing car driver
29th of March 1974 BIRTHDAY Rachel Jones, Radio Producer
29th of March 1976 BIRTHDAY Igor Astarloa, Spanish cyclist
29th of March 1976 BIRTHDAY Jennifer Capriati, American tennis player
29th of March 1978 BIRTHDAY Aaron Persico, New Zealand-born Italian rugby player
29th of March 1978 BIRTHDAY Pierre Faber, French-born German rugby player
29th of March 1979 BIRTHDAY Estela Gimenez, Spanish gymnast
29th of March 1980 BIRTHDAY Bill Demong, American Nordic combined skier
29th of March 1980 BIRTHDAY Kim Tae Hee, South Korean actress
29th of March 1980 BIRTHDAY China P. Arnold, American convicted murderer
29th of March 1980 BIRTHDAY Amy Mathews, Australian actress
29th of March 1980 BIRTHDAY Prince Hamzah bin Al Hussein of Jordan
29th of March 1981 BIRTHDAY Megan Hilty, American actress
29th of March 1981 BIRTHDAY Jlloyd Samuel, West Indian-born footballer
29th of March 1982 BIRTHDAY Hideaki Takizawa, Japanese artist
29th of March 1983 BIRTHDAY Luiza Sa, Brazilian musician
29th of March 1984 BIRTHDAY Mai Satoda, Japanese singer
29th of March 1984 BIRTHDAY Juan Monaco, Argentine tennis player
29th of March 1984 BIRTHDAY Mohamed Bouazizi, Tunisian vegetable vendor and activist (d. 2011)
29th of March 1985 BIRTHDAY Mickey Pimentel, National Football League linebacker
29th of March 1985 BIRTHDAY Maxim Lapierre, Canadian ice hockey forward
29th of March 1986 BIRTHDAY Sylvan Ebanks-Blake, English footballer
29th of March 1987 BIRTHDAY Gianluca Freddi, Italian footballer
29th of March 1988 BIRTHDAY Jurgen Zopp, Estonian tennis player
29th of March 1988 BIRTHDAY Esther Cremer, German athlete
29th of March 1989 BIRTHDAY James Tomkins, English footballer
29th of March 1990 BIRTHDAY Lyle Taylor, British footballer
29th of March 1991 BIRTHDAY Hayley McFarland, American actress
29th of March 1992 BIRTHDAY Chris Massoglia, American actor and dancer
29th of March 1994 BIRTHDAY Sulli Choi, South korean singer and dancer
29th of March 1058 DEATH Pope Stephen IX (Born c. 1020)
29th of March 1368 DEATH Emperor Go-Murakami, Emperor of Japan (Born 1328)
29th of March 1461 DEATH Henry Percy, 3rd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (Born 1421)
29th of March 1578 DEATH Louis I, Cardinal of Guise, French cardinal (Born 1527)
29th of March 1578 DEATH Arthur Champernowne, English admiral (Born 1524)
29th of March 1625 DEATH Antonio de Herrera y Tordesillas, Spanish historian (Born 1549)
29th of March 1628 DEATH Tobias Matthew, Archbishop of York (Born 1546)
29th of March 1629 DEATH Jacob de Gheyn II, Dutch artist (Born 1565)
29th of March 1683 DEATH Yaoya Oshichi, young girl burned at the stake for arson in 17th Century Japan (Born 1667)
29th of March 1751 DEATH Thomas Coram, English sea captain and philanthropist
29th of March 1772 DEATH Emanuel Swedenborg, Swedish philosopher and mathematician (Born 1688)
29th of March 1788 DEATH Charles Wesley, English Methodist hymnist (Born 1707)
29th of March 1792 DEATH King Gustav III of Sweden (Born 1746)
29th of March 1800 DEATH Marc Rene, marquis de Montalembert, French military engineer and writer (Born 1714)
29th of March 1803 DEATH Gottfried van Swieten, Dutch/Austrian patron of music (Born 1733)
29th of March 1826 DEATH Johann Heinrich Voss, German poet (Born 1751)
29th of March 1848 DEATH John Jacob Astor, American businessman (Born 1763)
29th of March 1855 DEATH Henri Druey, Swiss Federal Councilor (Born 1799)
29th of March 1873 DEATH Francesco Zantedeschi, Italian physicist (Born 1797)
29th of March 1877 DEATH Inazuma Raigoro, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 7th Yokozuna (Born 1802)
29th of March 1888 DEATH Charles-Valentin Alkan, French composer (Born 1813)
29th of March 1906 DEATH Slava Raskaj, Croatian painter (Born 1878)
29th of March 1912 DEATH Henry Robertson Bowers : member of the Scott Expedition to the South Pole (Born 1883)
29th of March 1912 DEATH Edward Adrian Wilson, English physician and naturalist : member of the Scott Expedition to the South Pole (Born 1872)
29th of March 1912 DEATH Sir Robert Falcon Scott, English explorer : member of the Scott Expedition to the South Pole (Born 1868)
29th of March 1924 DEATH Charles Villiers Stanford, Irish composer (Born 1852)
29th of March 1934 DEATH Otto Hermann Kahn, German millionaire and benefactor (Born 1867)
29th of March 1937 DEATH Karol Szymanowski, Polish composer (Born 1882)
29th of March 1940 DEATH Alexander Obolensky, Russian prince and famed Rugby Union footballer who played for England.(Born 1916)
29th of March 1948 DEATH Harry Price, British psychic researcher and writer (Born 1881)
29th of March 1948 DEATH Olev Siinmaa, Estonian architect (Born 1881)
29th of March 1956 DEATH Infante Alfonso of Spain (Born 1941)
29th of March 1957 DEATH Joyce Cary, Irish author (Born 1888)
29th of March 1959 DEATH Barthelemy Boganda, first President of the Central African Republic (Born 1910)
29th of March 1970 DEATH Anna Louise Strong, American communist journalist (Born 1885)
29th of March 1971 DEATH Dhirendranath Datta, Bangladeshi politician (Born 1886)
29th of March 1972 DEATH Lord J. Arthur Rank, British movie theater owner (Born 1888)
29th of March 1980 DEATH Mantovani, Italian-born conductor and arranger (Born 1905)
29th of March 1981 DEATH Eric Williams, first Prime Minister of Trinidad & Tobago (Born 1911)
29th of March 1982 DEATH Carl Orff, German composer (Born 1895)
29th of March 1982 DEATH Nathan Twining, USAF general (Born 1897)
29th of March 1985 DEATH Luther Terry, Surgeon General of the United States (Born 1911)
29th of March 1986 DEATH Harry Ritz, American actor and comedian (Born 1907)
29th of March 1988 DEATH Ted Kluszewski, American baseball player (Born 1924)
29th of March 1989 DEATH Bernard Blier, French actor (Born 1916)
29th of March 1991 DEATH Lee Atwater, American political consultant (Born 1951)
29th of March 1992 DEATH Paul Henreid, Austrian actor (Born 1908)
29th of March 1994 DEATH Bill Travers, British actor (Born 1922)
29th of March 1995 DEATH Terry Moore, American baseball player (Born 1912)
29th of March 1995 DEATH Jimmy McShane, Irish frontman of the group Baltimora (Born 1957)
29th of March 1996 DEATH Frank Daniel, Czech-born writer, director, producer and teacher (Born 1926)
29th of March 1996 DEATH Bill Goldsworthy, Canadian ice hockey player (Born 1944)
29th of March 1999 DEATH Joe Williams, American singer (Born 1918)
29th of March 2001 DEATH Helge Ingstad, Norwegian explorer (Born 1899)
29th of March 2001 DEATH John Lewis, American jazz pianist (Born 1920)
29th of March 2002 DEATH Rachel Levy and Ayat al-Akhras, Israeli and Palestinian children
29th of March 2002 DEATH Rico Yan, Philippine actor (Born 1975)
29th of March 2003 DEATH Carlo Urbani, Italian physician (Born 1956)
29th of March 2005 DEATH Miltos Sahtouris, Greek poet (Born 1919)
29th of March 2005 DEATH Johnnie Cochran, American lawyer (Born 1937)
29th of March 2006 DEATH Salvador Elizondo, Mexican writer (Born 1932)
29th of March 2007 DEATH Calvin Lockhart, Bahamian actor (Born 1934)
29th of March 2009 DEATH Vladimir Fedotov, Soviet football striker and manager (Born 1943)
29th of March 2009 DEATH Andy Hallett, American actor and singer (Born 1975)
29th of March 2009 DEATH Maurice Jarre, French composer (Born 1924)
29th of March 2011 DEATH Angelo de Sousa, Portuguese painter and sculptor (Born 1938)