Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 12-Mar

Died on This Day (12-Mar)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Nokie Edwards Nokie Edwards Nole Floyd "Nokie" Edwards was an American musician and member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. American musician 82 2
Terry Pratchett Terry Pratchett Sir Terence David John Pratchett OBE was an English humourist, satirist, and author of fantasy novels, especially comical works. Comic sci-fri writer 66 5
Dick Harter Dick Harter Richard Alvin Harter was an American basketball coach who served as both a head and assistant coach in both the NBA and NCAA. American basketball coach 81 8
George Byrd George Byrd George Byrd was an American conductor. During the 1980s he performed mainly in Germany. American conductor 83 10
Zoran Djindjic Zoran Djindjic Zoran Ðindic was a Serbian politician who served as the prime minister of Serbia from 2001 until his assassination in 2003. Prime Minister of Serbia 50 17
Harry Herrmann Harry Herrmann 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 paratrooper and Knight's Cross recipient 85 25
Eugene Ormandy Eugene Ormandy Eugene Ormandy was a Hungarian-born American conductor and violinist, best known for his association with the Philadelphia Orchestra, as its music director. Conductor 85 35
Hermann Lang Hermann Lang The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its variants were the highest awards in the military of Nazi Germany during World War II. SS officer 52 45
Friedrich Fromm Friedrich Fromm Friedrich Wilhelm Waldemar Fromm was a German Army officer. German general 56 75
Henry Eustace McCulloch Henry Eustace McCulloch Henry Eustace McCulloch was a soldier in the Texas Revolution, a Texas Ranger, and a brigadier general in the army of the Confederate States during the American Civil War. Confederate Army general 78 125
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Lloyd Shapley Lloyd Shapley Lloyd Stowell Shapley was an American mathematician and Nobel Prize-winning economist. American mathematician and economist 92 4
David Sive David Sive David Sive was an American attorney, environmentalist, and professor of environmental law, who has been recognized as a pioneer in the field of United States environmental law. American environmentalist 91 6
Joe Morello Joe Morello Joseph Albert Morello was an American jazz drummer best known for serving as the drummer for pianist Dave Brubeck, as part of the Dave Brubeck Quartet, from 1957 to 1972, including during the quartet's "classic lineup" from 1958 to 1968, which also included alto saxophonist Paul Desmond and bassist Eugene Wright. American jazz drummer 82 9
Hans-Jürgen Schlieker Hans-Jürgen Schlieker Hans-Jürgen Schlieker was a German abstract painter, grouped in importance with Hans Hartung, Bernard Schultze and Emil Schumacher. German artist 79 16
Raymond Normand Raymond Normand Raymond Normand – 12 March 2000, Aix-en-Provence; buried in Ventabren) was a French painter. French painter 80 20
Philippe Soupault Philippe Soupault Philippe Soupault was a French writer and poet, novelist, critic, and political activist. French writer 92 30
Ernő Gerő Ernő Gerő Erno Gero was a Hungarian Communist leader in the period after World War II and briefly in 1956 the most powerful man in Hungary as the second secretary of its ruling communist party. Hungarian politician 81 40
Harry Ainlay Harry Ainlay Harry Dean Ainlay was a Canadian educator and politician, noted for his many years of service in Edmonton, Alberta, as a teacher and principal with Edmonton Public Schools and as a long time member of Edmonton City Council, including three consecutive terms as Mayor of Edmonton. Canadian politician 83 50
Francis John Williamson Francis John Williamson Francis John Williamson was a British portrait sculptor, reputed to have been Queen Victoria's favourite. British artist 86 100
Charles Xavier Thomas Charles Xavier Thomas Charles Xavier Thomas de Colmar was a French inventor and entrepreneur best known for designing, patenting and manufacturing the first commercially successful mechanical calculator, the Arithmometer, and for founding the insurance companies Le Soleil and L'aigle which, under his leadership, became the number one insurance group in France at the beginning of the Second Empire. French computer pioneer 84 150