Deaths on March 20

1191 :Clement III, [Paolo Scolari], Pope (1187-91, 3rd crusades), dies
1351 :Mohammed ibn-Tughluq, sultan of Delhi India, dies
1393 :Johannes Nepomucenus, [Jan Nepomucky], Czech saint, killed
1415 :Henry IV Bolingbroke, King of England (1399-1413), dies at 45
1501 :Jean Carondelet, lawyer/chancellor of Burgundy (1480-96), dies at 72
1531 :Sicke Freerks/Frericx, [Cutter], Dutch anabaptist, beheaded
1549 :Thomas Seymour of Sudely, English Lord Admiral, beheaded
1568 :Albrecht von Hohenzollern, 1st duke of Prussia, dies at 77
1617 :Franciscus Aguilon, physicist/theologist/mathematician, dies at 50
1619 :Matthias II, Holy Roman Catholic emperor (1611-19), dies
1646 :Matthew Vossius, historian (Annales Holland Zelandiaeque), dies at 35
1703 :Johann Kunckel/Kunkel, German alchemist/ambassador to Sweden, dies
1727 :Issac Newton, English physicist/astronomer, dies in London at 84
1751 :Frederick Louis, English prince of Wales/son of George I, dies
1757 :Johann Paul Kunzen, composer, dies at 60
1767 :Firmin Abauzit, French huguenot/scholar, dies at 87
1804 :Ignaz Malzat, composer, dies at 47
1812 :Jan Ladislav Dussek, Bohemian pianist/composer, dies at 52
1848 :Abraham des Amorie van der Hoeven, Dutch theologist/poet, dies at 27
1866 :Rikard Nordraak, composer, dies at 23
1871 :Antonio Buzzolla, composer, dies at 56
1873 :Adolfe Louis Eugene Fetis, composer, dies at 52
1874 :Hans Christian Lumbye, composer, dies at 63
1887 :Pavel Annenkov, Russian literature historian, dies at 73
1892 :Arthor Goring Thomas, composer, dies at 41
1894 :Lajos Kossuth, Hungarian freedom fighter/president (1849), dies at 91
1898 :Luis Pal‚s Matos, Puerto Rican poet (Tunt£n the paso y grifer¡a), dies
1899 :Martha M Place, of Bkln, becomes 1st woman to die by electrocution
1910 :F‚lix Tournachon, [Nadar], French writer/photographer, dies at 89
1911 :Jean-Theodore Radoux, composer, dies at 75
1913 :Christian Barnekow, composer, dies at 75
1913 :Song Jiao-ren, leader Chinese Guomindang-Party, dies
1920 :Venustiano Carranza, president Mexico (1915-20), murdered at 60
1925 :George N Curzon, British Foreign minister (1919-22), dies at 66
1928 :Fred Rogers, childrens show (Mr Rogers Neighborhood)
1929 :Ferdinand Foch, Marshal of France (WW I), dies at 77
1933 :Giuseppe [Joe] Zangara, electrocuted for assassination attempt on FDR
1934 :A Emma W T von Waldeck-Pyrmont, Dutch queen (& regent), dies at 76
1936 :Durant Clifford Parkin, cricketer (Tests for S Afr 1891-92), dies
1941 :D A van den Bosch, anti-nazi clergyman (Amersfoort Camp), dies
1942 :Theodoro Valcarcel, composer, dies at 41
1944 :Felix Woyrsch, composer, dies at 83
1950 :Walter Eucken, German economist, dies at 59
1951 :Jan Ingenhoven, composer, dies at 74
1951 :Kathleen Lockhart Manning, composer, dies at 60
1953 :Graciliano Ramos, Brazilian author (Vidas Secas), dies at 60
1962 :Andrew E Douglass, Dendrochronologer (Study of Tree Rings), dies
1962 :C Wright Mills, US sociologist (Power Elite), dies at 45
1963 :Karl Otten, writer, dies at 73
1964 :Brendan Behan, Irish writer/poet, dies at 41
1964 :Jean Rogister, composer, dies at 84
1967 :A J F Moody, 1st US Army General to die in Vietnam
1968 :Carl T Dreyer, Danish director (Passion of Jeanne d'Arc), dies
1972 :Aad de Haas, Dutch religious painter/graphic artist, dies at 51
1972 :Jan Engelman, Dutch poet/art critic (At the Front), dies at 71
1972 :Marilyn Maxwell, actress (Grace-Bus Stop), dies at 50
1974 :Chet Huntley, newscaster (NBC Huntley-Brinkley Report), dies at 62
1974 :[Lavinia] Marian Fleming Poe, Black US advocate in Virg, dies at 83
1976 :Michael Goodliffe, actor (Gorgon, 7th Dawn, Way Out), dies at 61
1982 :Hendrik L van Beek, Dutch vice-admiral, dies at 52
1987 :Norman Harris, guitarist (O'Jays), dies at 39 of heart failure
1988 :Gil Evans, Canadian/US jazz composer (Out of the Cool), dies at 75
1990 :Jannetje Visser-Roosendaal, Dutch writer, dies at 90
1990 :Jev Jasjin, Russian soccer goalie, dies at 60
1991 :Conor Clapton, Eric Clapton's son, falls out of 53rd floor window at 5
1992 :Avonne Taylor, actress (My Best Girl, Honor Among Lovers), dies at 93
1992 :Frank Westbrook, dancer/choreographer, dies at 82
1992 :Georges Delerue, French composer (Hiroshima, My Love), dies at 67
1993 :Claudia Yeltsin, mother of Russian president Yeltsin, dies at 85
1993 :Jonathan Ball, English youngster, killed by IRA at 3
1995 :Merv Harvey, cricketer (scored 12 & 31 in Test Aus v Eng 46-47), dies
1995 :Rachida Hammadi, Algerian TV journalist, murdered at 32
1995 :Sidney Kingslei, playwright, dies at 88
1995 :Sidney Kingsley, US playwright (Pulitzer prize 1934), dies at 88
1996 :Alan Ridout, composer, dies at 61
1996 :Claude Bourdet, human rights activist/journalist, dies at 86
1996 :Victor Zorza, journalist/Russian specialist, dies at 71
1997 :Carlo Fassi, figure skating coach (Fleming, Hamill), dies at 67



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