Died on this Day

Anniversary Date: 29-Mar

Died on This Day (29-Mar)

Person Person Description Age Anniv
Agnès Varda Agnès Varda Agnès Varda was a Belgian-born French film director, screenwriter, photographer, and artist. French film director 90 1
Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov was a Soviet, Russian and American theoretical physicist whose main contributions are in the field of condensed matter physics. Soviet-American theoretical physicist 88 3
Marc Platt Marc Platt Marcel Emile Gaston LePlat , known professionally as Marc Platt, was an American ballet dancer, musical theatre performer, and actor. American ballet dancer and choreographer 100 6
Gerald Estrin Gerald Estrin Gerald Estrin was an American computer scientist, and professor at the UCLA Computer Science Department. American computer scientist 90 8
Johnnie Cochran Johnnie Cochran Johnnie Lee Cochran Jr. was an American lawyer best known for his leadership role in the defense and criminal acquittal of O. OJ Simpson Lawyer 67 15
Francis A. Dales Francis A. Dales Francis Alonzo Dales was a cadet midshipman in the U. American sailor 79 17
Anna Sokolow Anna Sokolow Anna Sokolow was an American dancer and choreographer known for the social justice focus and theatricality of her work, and for her support of the development of Modern Dance in Mexico and in Israel. American dancer 90 20
Luther Terry Luther Terry Luther Leonidas Terry was an American physician and public health official. US Surgeon General 73 35
Vera Brittain Vera Brittain Vera Mary Brittain was an English Voluntary Aid Detachment nurse, writer, feminist, socialist and pacifist. British writer, feminist and pacifist 76 50
Nicholas Donnelly Nicholas Donnelly Nicholas Donnelly , MRIA, was a Roman Catholic auxiliary bishop of Dublin. Irish Roman Catholic bishop 82 100
Person Person Description Age Anniv
Rusty Staub Rusty Staub Daniel Joseph "Rusty" Staub was an American professional baseball player and television color commentator. American baseball player 73 2
Patty Duke Patty Duke Anna Marie "Patty" Duke was an American actress and mental health advocate. American actress of stage, film, and television 69 4
Enzo Jannacci Enzo Jannacci Vincenzo Jannacci , more commonly known as Enzo Jannacci ˈɛntso janˈnattʃi]), was an Italian singer-songwriter, pianist, actor and comedian. Italian singer-songwriter 77 7
Ângelo de Sousa Ângelo de Sousa Ângelo César Cardoso de Sousa was a Portuguese painter, sculptor, draftsman and professor, better known for continuously experimenting new techniques in his works. Portuguese artist 73 9
Denny Dent Denny Dent Dennis E. "Denny" Dent was an American speed painter who was known for his frenetic performances as he painted large portraits of celebrities. American artist 55 16
John H. Griffith John H. Griffith John H. Griffith was a test pilot for the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, one of the pilots of the Bell X-1. NASA test pilot 96 18
Milton Horn Milton Horn Milton Horn was a Russian American sculptor and artist known for work that, according to a 1957 citation of honor from the American Institute of Architects, demonstrated "the truth that architecture and sculpture are not two separate arts but, in the hands of sympathetic collaborators, one and the same". American artist 88 25
Annunzio Mantovani Annunzio Mantovani Annunzio Paolo Mantovani was an Anglo-Italian conductor, composer and light orchestra-styled entertainer with a cascading strings musical signature. Anglo-Italian conductor 74 40
Eileen Blair Eileen Blair Eileen Maud Blair was the first wife of George Orwell . British writer 39 75
Paul-Émile Botta Paul-Émile Botta Paul-Émile Botta was an Italian-born French scientist who served as Consul in Mosul from 1842, and who discovered the ruins of the ancient Assyrian capital of Dur-Sharrukin. French archaeologist 67 150