Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 08-Mar

Died on This Day (08-Mar)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Michael Gielen Michael Gielen Michael Andreas Gielen was an Austrian conductor and composer known for promoting contemporary music in opera and concert. Austrian conductor and composer 91 1
Lou Duva Lou Duva Louis Duva was a boxing trainer, manager and boxing promoter who handled nineteen world champions. Boxing trainer and manager 94 3
Sam Simon Sam Simon Samuel Michael Simon was an American director, producer, writer, animal rights activist and philanthropist, who co-developed the television series The Simpsons. American film director 59 5
Charles Thurstan Shaw Charles Thurstan Shaw Chief Charles Thurstan Shaw CBE FBA FSA was an English archaeologist, the first trained specialist to work in what was then British West Africa. English archaeologist 98 7
Mike Starr Mike Starr Michael Christopher Starr was an American musician best known as the original bassist for the rock band Alice in Chains, with which he played from the band's formation in 1987 until January 1993. American musician 44 9
Aslan Maskhadov Aslan Maskhadov Aslan Aliyevich Maskhadov Али́евич Масха́дов; Chechen: Масхадан Али-воӀ Аслан , romanized: Masxadan Ali-voj Aslan ; 21 September 1951 – 8 March 2005) was a Soviet and Chechen politician and military commander who served as the third president of the unrecognized Chechen Republic of Ichkeria. Chechen President 53 15
Adam Faith Adam Faith Terence Nelhams Wright , known as Adam Faith, was an English singer, actor, and financial journalist. English singer and actor 62 17
Edward Andrews Edward Andrews Edward Bryan Andrews Jr. was an American stage, film and television actor. American actor 70 35
Jack Lummus Jack Lummus Andrew Jackson Lummus Jr. was a two-sport athlete at Baylor University, a professional football player with the New York Giants, and an officer in the United States Marine Corps. United States Marine Corps officer 29 75
Frederick Ellsworth Sickels Frederick Ellsworth Sickels Frederick Ellsworth Sickels was an American inventor, best known for the invention of a cut-off valve for steam engines in 1841. American engineer & inventor 75 125
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Wilson Harris Sir Theodore Wilson Harris was a Guyanese writer. He initially wrote poetry, but subsequently became a novelist and essayist. Guyanese writer 96 2
George Martin George Martin Sir George Henry Martin CBE was an English record producer, arranger, composer, conductor, and musician. English record producer 90 4
Gerard Mortier Gerard Mortier Gerard Alfons August, Baron Mortier was a Belgian opera director and administrator of Flemish origin. Belgian opera director and administrator 70 6
Bugs Henderson Bugs Henderson Buddy Henderson , better known as "Bugs" Henderson, was an American blues guitarist. Blues guitarist 68 8
Albert P. Clark Albert P. Clark Lieutenant General Albert Patton Clark was the sixth superintendent of the United States Air Force Academy near Colorado Springs, Colorado. United States Air Force general 96 10
Robert Pastorelli Robert Pastorelli Robert Joseph Pastorelli was an American actor. After he acquired a reputation as a skilled character actor in the 1980s and 1990s, Pastorelli's career went into decline after the death of his girlfriend under mysterious circumstances at his home in 1999. American actor 49 16
Erich Hohagen Erich Hohagen Erich Hohagen was a German general in the Bundeswehr. German flying ace 75 30
Joseph Bech Joseph Bech Joseph Bech was a Luxembourgish politician and lawyer. Prime Minister of Luxembourg 88 45
Frederick Bruggerhof Frederick Bruggerhof Frederick W. Bruggerhof was a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives from Darien in 1874, and a member of the Connecticut Senate representing the 12th District from 1875 to 1877. Connecticut politician 89 100
August Koberstein August Koberstein Karl August Koberstein was a German literary historian. German historian 73 150