Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 11-Mar

Died on This Day (11-Mar)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Hal Blaine Hal Blaine Hal Blaine was an American drummer and session musician, thought to be among the most recorded studio drummers in the music industry, claiming over 35,000 sessions and 6,000 singles. American drummer 90 1
Ben Bagdikian Ben Bagdikian Ben-hur Haig Bagdikian was an Armenian-American journalist, news media critic and commentator, and university professor. Armenian-American journalist 96 4
Bob Crow Bob Crow Robert Crow was an English trade union leader who served as the General Secretary of the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers from 2002 until his death in 2014. British trade union leader 52 6
Frank Sherwood Rowland Frank Sherwood Rowland Frank Sherwood "Sherry" Rowland was an American Nobel laureate and a professor of chemistry at the University of California, Irvine. American chemist 84 8
Merlin Olsen Merlin Olsen Merlin Jay Olsen was an American football player, announcer, and actor. American football player, announcer, and actor 69 10
Alfred Schwarzmann Alfred Schwarzmann Alfred Schwarzmann was a German Olympic gymnast. He won three gold and two bronze medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympics and another silver medal at the 1952 Summer Olympics. Gymnast and soldier 87 20
Charles Hershfield Charles Hershfield Charles Hershfield, B.Sc., M.A.Sc, F.E.I.C, P.Eng. was widely recognized by the engineering community and known for his innovative structural engineering solutions, as a senior assistant engineer and lieutenant with the Department of National Defense, a professor at the University of Toronto, as co-founder of the North American firm Morrison Hershfield, and as a prolific author. Canadian engineer, professor and author 79 30
Maud Hart Lovelace Maud Hart Lovelace Maud Hart Lovelace was an American writer best known for the Betsy-Tacy series. American author 87 40
Erle Stanley Gardner Erle Stanley Gardner Erle Stanley Gardner was an American lawyer and author. American lawyer, novelist, travel writer 80 50
Frederick Ponsonby Frederick Ponsonby Frederick George Brabazon Ponsonby, 6th Earl of Bessborough , was an Anglo-Irish peer who played first-class cricket 1834–56 for Surrey, Cambridge Town Club , Cambridge University and Marylebone Cricket Club . British peer and cricketer 79 125
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Ken Dodd Ken Dodd Sir Kenneth Arthur Dodd OBE was an English comedian, singer and occasional actor. English comedian 90 2
Jake Bilardi Jake Bilardi , also known as Abu Abdullah al-Khanzir, dubbed by the media as Halal Jake, was an eighteen-year-old Australian suicide bomber. Australian suicide bomber 18 5
Erica Andrews Erica Andrews Erica Andrews was a Mexican international and national beauty pageant title winner, drag performer, actress, entrepreneur, and activist. Beauty pageant winner and drag performer 43 7
Donny George Youkhanna Donny George Youkhanna Donny George Youkhanna was an Iraqi-Assyrian archaeologist, anthropologist, author, curator, and scholar, and a visiting professor at Stony Brook University in New York. Iraqi archaeologist 60 9
John G. Dow John G. Dow John Goodchild Dow was an American business executive, government administrator, and politician from New York. American politician 97 17
Alf Goullet Alf Goullet Alf Goullet was an Australian cyclist who won more than 400 races on three continents, including 15 six-day races. Australian racing cyclist 103 25
Helmut Hudel Helmut Hudel The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its variants were the highest awards in the military and paramilitary forces of Nazi Germany during World War II. German officer and Knight's Cross recipient 69 35
Margarita Fischer Margarita Fischer Margarita Fisher was an American actress in silent motion pictures and stage productions. American actor 89 45
Walter Hohmann Walter Hohmann Walter Hohmann was a German engineer who made an important contribution to the understanding of orbital dynamics. German engineer 64 75
Benjamin West Benjamin West Benjamin West, PRA was a British-American artist who painted famous historical scenes such as The Death of Nelson, The Death of General Wolfe, the Treaty of Paris, and Benjamin Franklin Drawing Electricity from the Sky. American Painter 81 200