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222Elagabalus, Roman Emperor (218-22), murdered by the Praetorian Guard at 18

1970Erle Stanley Gardner, US writer (Perry Mason), dies at 80

March 11th Deaths
Date Event
222
Julia Soaemias, mother of Elagabalus (b. 180). Ruler during her son's minority, murdered by the Praetorian Guard 
222
Elagabalus, Roman Emperor (218-22), murdered by the Praetorian Guard at 18 
638
Sophronius of Jerusalem, saint/patriarch of Jerusalem, dies 
859
Eulogius of Cordoba, Spanish Bishop and Christian Martyr 
1198
Marie de Champagne, daughter of Louis VII of France (b. 1145) 
1486
Albrecht III Achilles, elector of Brandenburg, dies at 71 
1514
Donato Bramante, Italian architect (b. 1444) 
1575
Matthias Flacius, Croatian Protestant reformer (b. 1520) 
1602
Emilio de' Cavalieri, Italian composer 
1607
Giovanni Maria Nanino, Italian composer 
1715
Jan-Erasmus Quellinus, Flemish painter, dies at 80 
1722
John Toland, Irish philosopher (b. 1670) 
1759
John Forbes, British general (b. 1710) 
1772
George Reuter, composer, dies at 63 
1786
Jacobus Bellamy, [Zelandus], Dutch/Swiss poet, dies at 28 
1786
Charles Humphreys, American delegate to the Continental Congress (b. 1714) 
1787
Maximilian JLP Gardel, French ballet dancer/choreographer, dies at 45 
1807
Anton Eberl, composer, dies at 41 
1820
Benjamin West, British painter (Death of General Wolfe), dies at 81 
1826
Gervais-Francois Couperin, composer, dies at 66 
1833
Fridolin Weber, composer, dies at 71 
1851
George McDuffie, Governor of South Carolina (b. 1790) 
1854
Willard Richards, American religious leader (b. 1804) 
1856
James Beatty, Irish railway engineer (b. 1820) 
1857
Manuel Jose Quintana, Spanish author/poet (A la paz), dies at 84 
1863
Sir James Outram, 1st Baronet, English general (b. 1803) 
1869
Vladimir Odoevsky, Russian philosopher (b. 1803) 
1870
King Moshoeshoe I of Lesotho 
1874
Charles Sumner, a white civil rights leader, dies at 63 
1894
John Selby, cricketer (6 Tests for England 1877-82), dies 
1897
Berthold Tours, composer, dies at 58 
1897
Henry Drummond, Scottish geologist/evangelist, dies at 45 
1898
William Rosecrans, American Civil War Union general (b. 1819) 
1900
Edmund Peate, cricketer (9 Tests for England 1881-86), dies 
1907
Nikola Petkow, premier (Bulgaria), murdered 
1907
Jean Casimir-Perier, French politician (b. 1847) 
1908
Peter Milne, composer, dies at 83 
1908
Revd Benjamin Waugh, American activist (b. 1839) 
1915
Thomas Alexander Browne, Australian writer (b. 1826) 
1915
Rolf Boldrewood, Robbery Under Arms 
1919
Harald Fryklof, composer, dies at 36 
1920
Julio Garavito Armero, Colombian astronomer (b. 1865) 
1921
Sherburne W Burnham, US astronomer (binary stars), dies at 83 
1922
W.W.E. Gladden, Injustice 
1925
Andreas Hallen, composer, dies at 78 
1926
John Henry Anderson, cricketer (score 32 & 11 in Test for S Afr), dies 
1929
Ernest Hendrie, A Will and a Way 
1931
F.W. Murnau, German film director (b. 1888) 
1931
F.W. Murnau, Nosferatu 
1931
Adolf Klein, Phantom 
1932
Dora Carrington, British Bloomsbury artist commits suicide aged 38 
1934
Boyce Combe, The Stage Door Pest 
1934
Margaret Illington, The Inner Shrine 
1934
F. Anstey, Vice Versa 
1936
David Beatty,  
1936
Charles Fallon, The Great Ziegfeld 
1936
Kyuusaku Yumeno, Yume no ginga 
1937
Paul Scheinpflug, composer, dies at 61 
1937
Joseph S. Cullinan, American oil industrialist (b. 1860) 
1937
John F. Goodrich, The Last Command 
1937
W. Graham Brown, Mrs. Plum's Pudding 
1939
Victor Baravalle, Carefree 
1940
John Monk Saunders, Wings 
1940
Julius McVicker, The Phantom President 
1941
Walford Davies, British organist/composer, dies at 71 
1941
Henry Carvill, Guilty of Love 
1941
H. Walford Davies, A Yank in the R.A.F. 
1944
Hendrik W van Loon, Neth/US radio commentator/writer, dies at 62 
1944
Lazar Freed, Love and Sacrifice 
1944
Irvin S. Cobb, Judge Priest 
1944
Adele Garavaglia, Don Buonaparte 
1944
Henrik Van Loon, The Story of Mankind 
1944
Margaret Yarde, Crimes at the Dark House 
1945
Pepa Delgado, Só Lotero e Siá Ofrásia com Seus Produtos na Exposição 
1946
George Cummings, A Fight to a Finish 
1947
Victor Hely-Hutchinson, composer, dies at 45 
1949
Juan Lamonte de Grignon, composer, dies at 76 
1949
Henri Giraud,  
1949
Carl Winther, Fröken Vildkatt 
1950
Florence Arliss, actress (Disraeli), dies at 78 
1950
Heinrich Mann, The Blue Angel 
1950
Brock Pemberton, Harvey 
1951
Philippe of Isacker, Belgian minister, dies at 66 
1951
Carl Gregory, An American in the Making 
1952
Pierre Renoir, French stage and film actor and director (b. 1885) 
1952
Max Ibenfeldt, Hatten er sat 
1952
Pierre Renoir, Children of Paradise 
1952
Edward Madden, Trainspotting 
1953
Paul Lamkoff, A Night at the Opera 
1954
Bertil Brusewitz, Guttersnipes 
1955
Alexander Fleming, English bacteriologist (penicillin), dies at 73 
1955
Oscar Mayer, Bavarian-born American meat packer (b. 1859) 
1955
Alexander Fleming,  
1955
Olaf Hytten, The Good Earth 
1956
Sergey Nikiforovich Vasilenko, Russian opera composer, dies at 83 
1956
Sergei Vasilenko, The Patriots 
1956
Peter Petersen, Die ewige Maske 
1956
Charles O. Rush, When Romance Rides 
1956
Charles Eichman, The Land Just Over Yonder 
1957
Richard E Byrd, US, explorer (Antarctica), dies at 68 
1957
James Sweeney, Men in Black 
1957
Richard E. Byrd, With Byrd at the South Pole 
1958
Ole Kirk Christiansen, Danish inventor of Legos (b. 1891) 
1959
Haydn Wood, composer, dies at 76 
1959
Richard Carroll, The Ape 
1959
Haydn Wood, War Horse 
1960
Roy Chapman Andrews, US biologist/explorer, dies at 76 
1960
Roman Mann, Ashes and Diamonds 
1960
Edmond Van Daële, Napoleon 
1960
Marcelle Chantal, Girls in Distress 
1962
Will Vesper, German author (Tristan und Isolde), dies at 79 
1962
Nina Wilcox Putnam, The Mummy 
1962
Margita Alfvén, Dollarmillionen 
1962
Tom Kilpatrick, Dr. Cyclops 
1963
Mahomed Nissar, cricketer (6 Tests for India 1932-36, 25 wkts), dies 
1964
Cleo Madison, Eleanor's Catch 
1965
James Reeb, US vicar/civil rights activist, murdered 
1965
Edward Kipling, Peter Pan 
1965
Richard Kipling, Behind Prison Walls 
1967
Geraldine Farrar, soprano/actress (Such Sweet Compulsion), dies at 85 
1969
John Wyndham, [Parkes Lucas B Harris], author (Chrysalids), dies at 65 
1970
Erle Stanley Gardner, US writer (Perry Mason), dies at 80 
1971
Philo T Farnsworth, US TV pioneer, dies at 64 
1971
Roy Glenn, dies in Los Angeles at 56 
1971
Whitney M Young Jr, leader (National Urban League 1961-71), dies at 49 
1972
Fredric [William] Brown, sci-fi author (Martians Go Home), dies at 65 
1974
Earl Crowell, Vertigo 
1975
Philip Bezanson, composer, dies at 59 
1975
Sammy Spear, orchestra leader (Dom Deluise Show), dies at 65 
1975
Walter Kinsella, actor (Happy-Martin Kane Private Eye), dies at 74 
1975
Margarita Fischer, Uncle Tom's Cabin 
1977
Alberto Rodriguez Larreta, Argentine racing driver (b. 1934) 
1977
Ulysses S. Grant IV, American geologist (b. 1893) 
1978
Claude François, French singer (b. 1939) 
1979
Victor Kilian, actor (Gentleman's Agreement), dies at 88 
1979
Albert Benitz, The Captain from Köpenick 
1979
Victor Kilian, The Ox-Bow Incident 
1979
Ferenc Hont, Treasured Earth 
1980
Estera Kowalska, Jak daleko stad, jak blisko 
1981
Ysabel MacCloskey, Yours, Mine and Ours 
1982
Edmund Cooper, British sci-fi writer (Tomorrow Came), dies at 55 
1982
Horace Gregory, American poet (b. 1898) 
1982
Leonid Kmit, Chapayev 
1983
Hideo Kobayashi, Zero no shôten 
1983
Will Glickman, The Auction 
1984
Nakagawa Soen, Zen teacher/poet, dies in Rytutakuji monastery at 76 
1984
Kostas Roukounas, Greek rembetiko singer and song writer (b. 1903) 
1984
Gladys Baker, The Legend of Marilyn Monroe 
1985
George 'Neje' Hopkins, A Fool There Was 
1986
Sonny Terry, American blues musician (b. 1911) 
1986
Sonny Terry, Gangs of New York 
1987
[Wayne] Woody Hayes, football coach (Ohio State), dies at 74 
1987
Joe Gladwin, No Hard Feelings 
1987
Lili Valenty, Wild Is the Wind 
1987
Frederick Betty, The Greatest Show in the West 
1987
Nick Borgani, Death Scene 
1988
Pham Hung, premier of Vietnam, dies at about 74 
1988
Christianna Brand, Nanny McPhee 
1988
Irina Gosheva, Crime and Punishment 
1988
Margit Tirkkonen, Meidän poikamme 
1988
Einar Malm, The People of Hemso 
1988
Per Olof Eriksson, Åke och hans värld 
1989
Johan Fleerackers, Flemish linguist, dies at 57 
1989
James Kee, American politician (b. 1917) 
1989
John J. McCloy, United States Secretary of War (b. 1895) 
1989
John J. McCloy, The Bomb: February-September 1945 
1989
Jean Daurand, The Battle of the Rails 
1989
William Challee, Five Easy Pieces 
1989
Mary Alice Moore, The Edge of Night 
1990
Dean Horrix, English footballer (b. 1961) 
1990
Norman Hargood, Murder She Said 
1990
Dan McManus, Daredevils 
1990
Armas Sten Fühler, Prozeßakte Louis Capet 
1990
Dick Miles, American Hustle 
1991
Georgiy Georgiu, Operation 'Y' & Other Shurik's Adventures 
1991
Hector Crawford, Fortress 
1991
Carrie Cash, The Johnny Cash Christmas Show 
1991
Marc Berthomieu, Maman de secours 
1991
J.D. Montalbo, Quick Change 
1991
Maria Reining, Vienna Blood 
1992
David Carroll, actor (Grand Hotel), dies of pulmonary embolism at 41 
1992
Manuel De Dios Unanue, US anti-drug journalist, murdered at 48 
1992
Richard Brooks, director (Blackboard Jungle, Key Largo), dies at 79 
1992
David Carroll, Rockabye 
1992
David James Carroll, The Promise of Love 
1992
Tony Carroll, Masters of the Universe 
1992
Jack Kampschroer, One Who Came Back 
1992
Richard Brooks, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 
1992
Laslo Benedek, The Wild One 
1993
Dino Bravo, wrestler (WWF), shot to death at 44 
1993
Edgar Nelson Barclift, dancer, dies after lengthy illness at 76 
1993
Manuel da Fonseca, Portuguese writer (Cerro Maior), dies at 81 
1993
Anna Zarebina, Trzy kobiety 
1993
Manuel da Fonseca, Os Três da Vida Airada 
1993
Edgar Nelson Barclift, Clem's Fish Market 
1993
Mariya Sinelnikova, Seeds of Freedom 
1993
José Noguéro, Mandrin 
1993
Irene Ware, The Raven 
1993
Alina Centkiewicz, Na bialym szlaku 
1994
Jacques Doucet, French painter (Mostar Sarajevo), dies at 69 
1994
Vladimir Kandelaki, Tsirk 
1994
Aurelia Plath,  
1994
Kaku Takashina, Mahjong Horoki 
1994
Lloyd Bockhaus, The Terrible Clockman 
1994
Charlie Bivins, Buffalo Bills vs. Boston Patriots 
1994
Reg Johnson, Operation Amsterdam 
1994
Czeslaw Piaskowski, Orzel 
1994
Nadezhda Dotsenko, Takaya pozdnyaya, takaya tyoplaya osen 
1995
Carel Birnie, found Utrecht Opera/Dutch Dance Theater, dies at 69 
1995
Ernest Kabushemeye, Burundese minister of Mijnbouw, murdered 
1995
Frank Fidler, artist, dies at 84 
1995
Myfanwy Talog, Girls Night Out 
1995
Shota Laperadze, Pastorali 
1995
Jean-Pierre Masson, Cordélia 
1995
Lotte Rausch, Der Verlorene 
1995
María Rosa Salgado, It Happened in Broad Daylight 
1995
Rob Hershman, 48 Hours 
1995
Juliusz Dziemski, Perla w koronie 
1995
Seppo Karjalainen, Episode #1.10 
1996
Barry Appleby, cartoonist, dies at 86 
1996
Charles William Oatley, electrical engineer, dies at 92 
1996
Clifton Eugene Bancroft Robinson, public servant, dies at 70 
1996
John Henry Pyle Pafford, librarian, dies at 96 
1996
Vince Edwards, actor (Ben Casey), dies of cancer at 67 
1996
John A. Bonner, The Towering Inferno 
1996
Octávio Lixa Filgueiras, Ana 
1996
Vince Edwards, The Killing 
1997
Toni Treutler, Crook and the Cross 
1997
Andrew Yoder, Judgement Calls 
1997
Calvin Clements Sr., The Night the Town Died 
1997
Thomas Ruisinger, Snow White Live 
1997
Hugo Weisgall, Without a Trace 
1998
Charles G. Martin, Racing Fever 
1999
Camille Laurin, Quebec psychiatrist and politician (b. 1922) 
1999
Kaoru Tada, Mischievous Kiss 
1999
Ray Forrest, Marzipan of the Shapes 
1999
Camille Laurin, 15 Nov 
1999
Lars-Göran Frisk, Bellaria - So lange wir leben! 
1999
Stanislaw Panfilow, Przepraszam, czy tu bija? 
1999
Stefan Schnabel, Guiding Light 
1999
Hansjörg Martin, Der Fall Geisterbahn 
1999
Glen Lee, Body and Soul 
2000
Kazimierz Brandys, Samson 
2000
Alex Dreier, Sweet, Sweet Rachel 
2000
Elina Katainen, Bureaucracy 
2000
Richard Collier, Blazing Saddles 
2000
Gustaf Elander, Tic Tac 
2001
Harold Williamson, Man Alive 
2001
Jørn Ording, Høysommer 
2001
Claude Vermorel, Captain Fracasse 
2001
Lillian McBride, Mitchell 
2002
James Tobin, American economist, Nobel laureate (b. 1918) 
2002
Mark A. French, Bellaria - So lange wir leben! 
2002
Kelly Troup, Cutting Class 
2002
Al Cowens, Game 4 
2002
Erhard Jakobsen, Simons film 
2002
Jan Pande-Rolfsen, Olsenbandens siste stikk 
2002
Franjo Kuharic,  
2002
David John, The Princess Bride 
2002
Barbosa Lessa, Paixão de Gaúcho 
2002
Börje Bergquist, Seger i mörker 
2002
Marion Gräfin Dönhoff, Der Diktator 
2003
Brian Cleeve, Irish author (b. 1921) 
2003
Ivar Hansen, speaker of the Danish Folketing (b. 1938) 
2003
Clyde Collins, Smiley Gets a Gun 
2003
Arthur Zinn, Josh, the Logan Legend 
2003
Kevin Laffan, Emmerdale 
2003
Wayne Wright, Columbia World of Sports: Jockeys Up 
2003
Frans Verstreken, Hoe soet is 't begijntiens leven... 
2003
Miécio Caffé, O Supermanso 
2003
Sidney Lippman, Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers 
2004
Edmund Sylvers, Pinestock, U.S.A. 
2004
Gerhard Bengsch, Frauenschicksale 
2004
Richard Kinon, The Joker Is Mild/Take My Granddaughter, Please/First Time Out 
2004
Masaaki Satô, Star of David: Beauty Hunting 
2004
Jirí Svoboda, Accumulator 1 
2004
Spoli Mills, The Thief of Bagdad 
2005
Tamás Kósi, Meteo 
2005
Bill Cameron, SimCity 4: Rush Hour 
2005
Joanne De Bergh, Call Northside 777 
2006
Bernie "Boom Boom" Geoffrion, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1931) 
2006
Slobodan Milošević, President of Serbia and of Yugoslavia (b. 1941) 
2006
Slobodan Milosevic, Veillées d'armes 
2006
Ron Hastings, The Taming of the Shrew 
2006
José L. Sansalvador, Anita Takes a Chance 
2006
Bernard Geoffrion, Legends of Hockey 
2006
Jean-Louis Airola, Ronin 
2006
Alveen Borshay, First Person Plural 
2006
Anthony Farrar-Hockley, Korea: Stalin's Secret Air War 
2006
Lindsay Shonteff, Devil Doll 
2006
Jesús Rollán, Especial informativo: Madrid 2012 
2007
Betty Hutton, American actress and singer (b. 1921) 
2007
Betty Hutton, Annie Get Your Gun 
2007
István Lehoczki, Alfonshow 
2008
William Murray, Sleepless Nights 
2008
Helga Märthesheimer, Fear of Fear 
2008
Joyce Vanderveen, The Ten Commandments 
2008
Akemi Negishi, Red Beard 
2008
Bob Hubar, 8 ½ Women 
2008
David Nettheim, The Enemy of the World: Episode 3 
2008
Byron Daniel Bishop, In the Name of the Brotherhood 
2008
Ivo Rogulja, The Magician's Hat 
2008
Wolfgang Lindner, Episode #1.142 
2009
Charles Lewis, Jr., American businessman, promoter and entertainer 
2009
Harvey Lowe, State of Yo 
2009
Eva Langraf, Fünfundsechzig 
2009
Jenny Tanghe, Pauline and Paulette 
2009
Péter Bacsó, The Witness 
2009
John Berglund, Buster's World 
2009
Laura Toscano, The Inglorious Bastards 
2010
Hans van Mierlo, Dutch politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister (b. 1931) 
2010
Leena Peltonen-Palotie, Finnish human geneticist (b. 1952) 
2010
Merlin Olsen, American football player / Actor (b. 1940) 
2010
Ray Seiden, Pi 
2010
Sandy Scott, Episode dated 1 February 1992 
2010
Paul Dunlap, Shock Corridor 
2010
Hans van Mierlo, Episode #1.56 
2010
Deanie Gordon, Vogues of 1938 
2010
Leena Peltonen, Tunteita 
2010
Merlin Olsen, The Undefeated 
2010
Don Guidice, Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment 
2010
Charles Moore, Bad 
2010
Edgar Valcárcel, Imposible amor 
2011
Frank Neuhauser, Spellbound 
2011
Kip Gowans, Sleuth 
2011
Jorge Cherques, Four Days in September 
2011
Celia Lipton, Calling Paul Temple 
2011
Gary Wichard, Stone Cold 
2011
Donny George, Defying Deletion: The Fight Over Iraq's Nineveh Plains 
2011
Rita Guerrero, America 
2011
Stan Ross, Snoopy Come Home 
2011
Hugh Martin, The Godfather 
2011
Dale Tarter, The Dreamer of Oz 
2011
Danny Stiles, The Savages 
2012
Sid Couchey, American comic book artist, dies at 92 
2012
Philip Jenkinson, Episode dated 3 January 1971 
2012
Faith Brook, To Sir, with Love 
2012
László Hável, Titánia, Titánia, avagy a dublörök éjszakája 
2012
Vera Dedic, Beogradska deca 
2012
Ian Turpie, Press Your Luck 
2012
Wayne Frazier, AFL-NFL World Championship Game 
2013
Erica Andrews, Trantasia 
2013
Kalamandalam Ramankutty Nair, Kalamandalam Ramankutty Nair 
2013
Tim Hampton, Superman 
2013
Tony Gubba, The Damned United 
2013
B.M. Vyas, Do Ankhen Barah Haath 
2013
Boris Vasilev, Zavtra byla voyna 
2013
Peter Meyerson, Welcome Back, Kotter 
2013
William 'Shorty' Young, Hero Tomorrow 
2013
Ed Crowley, Network 
2013
Georgette Plana, Episode #1.3 
2013
László Bódi, A rózsa vére 
2014
Marga Spiegel, Saviors in the Night 
2014
Nicolai Rhein, Das fünfte Evangelium 
2014
Bob Crow, Episode dated 24 March 2004 
2014
Gail Porterfield Witt, Forever Changed 
2014
Brett Borgen, Nedjma 
2014
Heidemarie Rohwedder, The Longing 
2014
Nils Horner, Sveriges Radios Asienkorrespondent skjuten i Kabul 
2014
Jerzy Felczynski, Eroica 
2015
Ralph Taeger, From Agnes - with Love 
2015
Tony Fenton, Episode #4.110 
2015
Eino Baskin, Teisikud 
2015
Carlo Rossi, Burnt Money 
2015
Bill Badger, Horror at the Mall 
2015
Alli McCann, The Secret of Kells 
2015
Jim Greenspoon, Afghan Knights 
2015
Judith Bustany, Zero to Sixty 
2015
Dell Williams, Heart River 
2015
Don Weeks, An Evening with YES 
2016
British music star Keith Emerson dies aged 71 from reported suicide 
2016
NHL hall of fame Gadsby dies aged 88 
2017
British motorsport legend John Surtees dies aged 83 
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