Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 17-Mar

Died on This Day (17-Mar)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Andre Williams Andre Williams Zephire Andre Williams was an American R&B musician who started his career in the 1950s at Fortune Records in Detroit. American R&B musician 82 1
Derek Walcott Derek Walcott Sir Derek Alton Walcott was a Saint Lucian poet and playwright. Saint Lucian poet and playwright 87 3
L L'Wren Scott Laura "Luann" Bambrough , known professionally as L'Wren Scott, was a model, fashion designer and stylist. American fashion designer 49 6
John Demjanjuk John Demjanjuk John Demjanjuk was a Ukrainian-American who served as a Trawniki man and Nazi camp guard at Sobibor extermination camp, Majdanek, and Flossenbürg. Soviet POW 91 8
Alex Chilton Alex Chilton William Alexander Chilton was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer best known as the lead singer of the Box Tops and Big Star. American musician 59 10
Edward F. Knipling Edward F. Knipling Edward Fred Knipling was an American entomologist, who along with his longtime colleague , received the 1992 World Food Prize for their collaborative achievements in developing the sterile insect technique for eradicating or suppressing the threat posed by pests to the livestock and crops that contribute to the world's food supply. American entomologist 90 20
Capucine Capucine Capucine was a French fashion model and actress known for her comedic roles in The Pink Panther and What's New Pussycat? . Actress, model 62 30
Boun Oum Boun Oum Prince Boun Oum was the son of King Ratsadanay, and was the hereditary prince of Champassak and also Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Laos from March 1949 to February 1950 and again from December 1960 to June 1962. Laotian politician 67 40
Ludolf von Alvensleben Ludolf von Alvensleben Ludolf Hermann Emmanuel Georg Kurt Werner von Alvensleben was an SS functionary of Nazi Germany. German politician 69 50
Samuel Alfred Craig Samuel Alfred Craig Samuel Alfred Craig was a Civil War soldier, attorney, and a Republican member of the U. Union United States Army officer 80 100
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Nicholas Edwards, Baron Crickhowell Nicholas Edwards, Baron Crickhowell Roger Nicholas Edwards, Baron Crickhowell, PC was a British Conservative Party politician who served as an MP from 1970 until 1987 and as Secretary of State for Wales during the first two terms of the Thatcher government. Secretary of State for Wales 84 2
Cliff Michelmore Arthur Clifford Michelmore was an English television presenter and producer. English television presenter and producer 96 4
Jan van Houwelingen Jan van Houwelingen Jan van Houwelingen was a Dutch politician of the defunct Anti-Revolutionary Party later the Christian Democratic Appeal party and chemist. Dutch politician 73 7
Ferlin Husky Ferlin Husky Ferlin Eugene Husky was an early American country music singer who was equally adept at the genres of traditional honky-tonk, ballads, spoken recitations, and rockabilly pop tunes. Country Singer 85 9
George Kennan George Kennan George Frost Kennan was an American diplomat and historian. US Ambassador 101 15
Ronnie Kray Ronnie Kray Ronald "Ronnie" Kray and Reginald "Reggie" Kray , twin brothers, were English criminals, the foremost perpetrators of organised crime in the East End of London from the late 1950s to 1967. English Gangster 61 25
Eva Morrison Eva Morrison Eva Belle Morrison Abdou was a Boston hospital librarian, and a long distance swimmer who made three attempts to cross the English Channel. Distance swimmer 73 35
Princess Feodora of Denmark Princess Feodora of Denmark Princess Feodora of Denmark was a Danish princess as a daughter of Prince Harald of Denmark and granddaughter of Frederick VIII of Denmark. Danish princess 64 45
Gerhard Friedrich Gerhard Friedrich 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 flying ace 27 75
Burghard Freiherr von Schorlemer-Alst Burghard Freiherr von Schorlemer-Alst Burghard Freiherr von Schorlemer-Alst was a Prussian parliamentarian for the Centre Party. German politician 69 125