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1584Ivan IV [Ivan the Terrible], Russian tsar (1547-84), dies at 53

2009Natasha Richardson, English actress (b. 1963)

March 18th Deaths
Date Event
235
Marcus Aurelius Alexander, Syrian emperor of Rome (222-235), murdered 
978
Edward, the Martyr, King of Anglo-Saxons (975-78)/st, murdered at 15 
1227
Honorius III, [Cencio Savelli], Pope (1216-27), dies 
1314
Jacques de Molay, the last grand master of The KnightsTemplar dies burned at the stake 
1493
John of Lannoy, Flemish governor/viceroy of Neth/Zealand, dies at 82 
1582
Jean Jaurequi, Basque attacker of William of Orange, killed by William's guards 
1583
King Magnus of Livonia (b. 1540) 
1584
Ivan IV [Ivan the Terrible], Russian tsar (1547-84), dies at 53 
1675
Arthur Chichester, 1st Earl of Donegall, Irish soldier (b. 1606) 
1689
John Dixwell, English judge (b. 1607) 
1690
Charles, duke of Lutherans, dies 
1696
Robert Charnock, English conspirator 
1745
Robert Walpole, 1st English premier (1722-42), dies at 68 [NS=3/29] 
1746
Anna Leopoldovna, regent of Russia (b. 1718) 
1768
Lawrence Sterne, writer (Sentimental Journey France & Italy), dies 
1768
Laurence Sterne, Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story 
1781
Anne Robert Turgot, French statesman (b. 1727) 
1799
John Randall, composer, dies at 82 
1816
Johann Paul Schulthesius, composer, dies at 67 
1817
Johann Jakob Walder, composer, dies at 67 
1823
Jean-Baptiste Sebastien Breval, composer, dies at 69 
1835
Christian Gunther von Bernstorff, Danish-Prussian statesman and diplomat (b. 1769) 
1845
John Chapman, [Johnny Appleseed], American pioneer agronomist dies in Allen County Indiana 
1870
Joaquin y Garbayo Gaztambide, composer, dies at 48 
1871
Augustus De Morgan, Indian-born British mathematician and logician (b. 1806) 
1875
Ferdinand Laub, composer, dies at 43 
1876
F Freiligrath, writer, dies at 65 
1886
Leopold Zunz, German intellect (Synagogue Poetry), dies at 91 
1889
William Henry Monk, composer, dies at 66 
1898
Matilda Joslyn Gage, American suffragist (b. 1826) 
1899
Douglas Strutt Galton, English engineer (rails, trains), dies at 76 
1899
Svetolik Rankovic, Serbian writer (Crushed Ideals), dies at 35 
1899
Svetolik Rankovic, Stari vruskavac 
1900
Antonio Nobre, Portuguese poet (So [Lonely]), dies at 32 
1907
Marcellin Berthelot, French chemist and politician (b. 1827) 
1913
George I, king of Greece (1861-1913), assassinated by Schinas at 67 
1913
King George of Greece, The King of Greece in the City 
1917
William Shalders, South African cricket batsman (12 Tests 1895-1907), dies 
1918
Willem Coenen, composer, dies at 80 
1924
John Frederick Bridge, composer, dies at 79 
1924
Walter Christmas, Millionærdrengen 
1928
Paul van Ostaijen, Flemish writer (Outlawed), dies at 32 
1928
Julie Abich, Das Gelübde 
1932
Chauncey Olcott, Aloha 
1933
Luigi A duke of the Abruzzi, Italian explorer (Ruwenzori), dies at 60 
1936
Egon Friedell, Austrian journalist (Kleine Portratgalerie), dies at 58 
1936
Eleftherios Venizelos, Former Prime minister of Greece 
1936
John Larkin, Hearts Divided 
1936
Eleftherios Venizelos,  
1938
Cyril Rootham, composer, dies at 62 
1939
Henry Simpson Lunn, English humanitarian and religious leader (b. 1859) 
1942
Eleanor Hoyt Brainerd, Pegeen 
1943
Helena Mniszkówna, Tredowata 
1944
Benjamin Delmonte, theater director/actor, dies at 79 
1945
William Grover-Williams, British racing driver 
1947
William C. Durant, American automobile pioneer (b. 1861) 
1947
Mattie Connolly, The Ranger 
1949
Jenö Farkas, Stradivari 
1952
Percy Wenrich, This Boy's Life 
1954
Walter Mead, cricketer (one Test for England 1899), dies 
1954
Louis Lipstone, Heritage of the Desert 
1956
Friedrich Panzer, German germanist (Hilde-Gudrun), dies at 85 
1956
Louis Bromfield, writer, dies at 59 
1956
Oscar Smith, High C's 
1956
Louis Bromfield, The Rains Came 
1956
Benjamin Glazer, A Farewell to Arms 
1956
Nikolaj Velimirovic, Molitve na jezeru 
1956
Jasper Queen, A Guy Named Joe 
1957
Jesse Cornplanter, Hiawatha 
1959
Lillian Hall, The Last of the Mohicans 
1960
Peg Hillias, A Streetcar Named Desire 
1960
Richard H. Riedel, Pillow Talk 
1960
Gérard De Boe, Tokende 
1962
Walter W. Bacon, Governor of Delaware (b. 1880) 
1962
Natalya Rashevskaya, Ottsy i deti 
1962
Johannes Guter, Der Turm des Schweigens 
1963
Wanda Hawley, American actress (b. 1895) 
1963
Wanda Hawley, The Affairs of Anatol 
1964
Norbert Wiener, US mathematician (cybernetics), dies at 69 
1964
Sigfrid Edström, Swedish sports official (b. 1870) 
1964
Shamshi Tyumenbayev, The Sword and the Dragon 
1965
Farouk I, last King of Egypt (1936-52), dies at 45 
1966
Robert F. Hill, Shadow of Chinatown 
1967
Jimmy Blaine, singer (Stop the Music), dies at 42 
1968
Manuel Gomez Carillo, composer, dies at 85 
1969
Barbara Bates, actress (Kathy-It's a Great Life), dies at 43 
1971
George Wood, England cricket wicketkeeper (v South Africa 1924), dies 
1973
Lauritz L H Melchior, Danish baritone/actor (Luxury Liner), dies at 82 
1974
David C Imboden, actor (King of Kings), dies at 87 
1975
Alain Grandbois, Quebec poet (b. 1900) 
1976
James McCartney, father of Paul McCartney, dies at 73 
1976
Robert de Roos, composer, dies at 69 
1976
Giuseppe Genco Russo, Sicilian mafioso (b. 1893) 
1977
Marien Ngouabi, president of Congo-Brazzaville, murdered 
1977
José Carlos Pace, Brazilian racing driver (b. 1944) 
1977
Howard Cantonwine, Merry Go Round of 1938 
1978
Faith Baldwin, US author (They Who Love), dies at 84 
1978
Peggy Wood, actress (One Life to Live, Mama), dies at 86 
1978
Orvokki Siponen, Niin se on, poijaat! 
1980
Erich Fromm, German/US psychoanalyst, dies at 79 
1980
Herman Griffith, cricketer (13 Tests for WI, 44 wickets), dies 
1980
Grigor Vachkov, Goreshto pladne 
1980
Erich Fromm, You and the Commercial 
1980
Jessica Dragonette, Gulliver's Travels 
1980
Richard Caffey, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century 
1980
Yrjö Kivimies, The Song of the Scarlet Flower 
1980
Dave Koehler, The Killing 
1981
Olav Gerthel, Den sköna Galatea 
1981
Cahide Sonku, Namik Kemal and the Motherland 
1981
William Callahan, Bread 
1981
Darja Hajská, Nevís o nejaké protekci? 
1981
Palmer Wray Sherrill, I've Lived Before 
1982
Georg G Lampe, Dutch painter/director (Free Academy), dies at 60 
1982
Barbara Tennant, M'Liss 
1982
Slawomir Lindner, The Saragossa Manuscript 
1982
George More O'Ferrall, The Heart of the Matter 
1983
Umberto of Piemonte, King Umberto II of Italy (1946) and Italy's last king dies in exile aged 78 
1983
Kenneth E. Boulding, English economist (b. 1910) 
1983
Catherine Marshall, A Man Called Peter 
1983
Devora Bakon, Sababa 
1983
King Umberto II, Universal Newsreel 
1983
Adelaide Klein, The Naked City 
1984
Charlie Lau, White Sox coach/renowned hitting instructor, dies at 50 
1984
Paul Frances Webster, lyricist, dies of Parkinson's disease at 76 
1984
Charley Lau, Max Dugan Returns 
1984
Redmond Doms, The Three Musketeers 
1984
Rubye De Remer, Unconquered Woman 
1984
Kurt Neumann, Strange Journey 
1984
Irwin Dash, The Lion King 
1985
Jack Miller, orchestra leader (Kate Smith Evening Hour), dies at 89 
1985
Jack Miller, The Aldrich Family 
1986
Bernard Malamud, US writer (Fixer, Natural), dies at 71 
1986
Bernard Malamud, The Natural 
1986
Johan De Meester, De sabijnse maagdenroof 
1986
Johan De Meester, Rubber 
1986
Ludvík Askenazy, Night Guest 
1986
Dale Schrum, Free Wheeling 
1987
Bil Baird, puppeteer (Jack Paar Show), dies at 82 
1987
Kari Diesen, Karius og Baktus 
1987
Elizabeth Poston, Howards End 
1987
István Vajda, Gázolás 
1987
Bil Baird, Adventures in Numbers and Space 
1988
Percy Thrower, Episode #3.3 
1988
Katherine E. Hilgenberg, Jack Does Opera 
1988
Anna Miserocchi, La prigioniera 
1988
Alan Gibbs, Star Trek 
1988
Milivoj Uzelac, Na konci mesta 
1988
Billy Butterfield, The Cider House Rules 
1988
Frank Wayne, Now You See It 
1989
Piet Kruiver, Dutch soccer player, dies at 51 
1989
William Challee, actor (Desperate, Moonchild), dies 
1989
Wojciech Strzemzalski, Pani Bovary to ja 
1989
Ryûzô Kikushima, Yojimbo 
1989
Nikolai Afanasyev, Na podmostkakh stseny 
1989
Richard E. Lyons, Ride the High Country 
1989
Allen Jaffe, Papillon 
1989
Robert Mapplethorpe, Patti Smith: Still Moving 
1990
Robin Harris, actor (House Party, Mo' Better Blues), dies at 36 
1990
Robin Harris, Bébé's Kids 
1990
Zacarias, Os Trapalhões 
1990
Jean Darcante, Two Men in Manhattan 
1991
Jack McCoy, Radio/TV personality, dies at 72 
1991
Vilma Banky, actress (Eagle, Son of Sheik, Rebel), dies at 93 
1991
John D. Voelker, Anatomy of a Murder 
1991
Dezider Kardos, Dúha nad Slovenskom 
1991
Narda Onyx, Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter 
1991
Vilma Bánky, The Son of the Sheik 
1992
Cornelis B Vaandrager, [C Vaan], poet (Giant of Rotterdam), dies at 56 
1992
Kurt Winkler, Gehetzte Frauen 
1992
Arnold Diamond, Fiddler on the Roof 
1992
Mario Landi, Patrick Still Lives 
1992
Antonio Molina, Esa voz es una mina 
1992
Alfred Perry, The Guns of Navarone 
1993
Masayuki Katô, Akira 
1993
Manci Rosner,  
1993
Leo Martin, Paniekzaaiers 
1994
Andrew Crawford, Operation Disaster 
1994
Yuriy Katin-Yartsev, Rasputin 
1994
Peter Borgelt, Der Teufel hat den Schnaps gemacht 
1994
Haroldo Tapajós, Estudantes 
1994
Sylvain Levignac, Under the Cherry Moon 
1994
Gina Patrichi, The Moromete Family 
1994
Günther Mittag,  
1995
Charles Drain, singer, dies at 65 
1995
Frederic Ramsey Jr, folklorist/author, dies at 80 
1995
Heinrich Sutermeister, Swiss composer (Raskolnikov), dies at 84 
1995
Federico Roberto, Chinatown 
1995
Theo Van den Bosch, The M.P. Case 
1995
Sadri Alisik, Turist Ömer Uzay Yolu'nda 
1996
Alepoude Odysseus Elytis llis, poet, dies at 84 
1996
Jacquetta Hawkes, English archaeologist, dies at 85 
1996
Maxl Graf, Liebe und Blechschaden 
1996
Edwina Day, Cherubim & Seraphim 
1996
Jacquetta Hawkes, The Other Window 
1996
Dieter Kursawe, Kennen Sie Herrn Müller? 
1996
Odysseas Elytis, Theofilos, the Painter 
1996
Niní Marshall, Teatralerías 
1997
Willem de Kooning (abstract artist), dead Alzheimer's at 92 
1997
Happy Goday, A Sensitive, Passionate Man 
1997
Harry Raybould, The Last Flight 
1998
Stephanie Pond-Smith, Payback 
1998
Mitchell Kovaleski, A Star Is Born 
1998
Nancy Seabrooke, Find and Return 
1998
Siegfried Franz, The Devil Strikes at Night 
1998
Thomas Mitscherlich, Vater und Sohn 
1998
Marvin I. Kosberg, The Dead 
1999
Elizabeth Huckaby, American educator (b. 1905) 
1999
Marco Villa, Mortellement vôtre 
1999
Pedro Moutinho, Agora É Que São Elas 
1999
Elizabeth Huckaby, Crisis at Central High 
1999
José Agustín Goytisolo, Un passeig per la cultura catalana 
1999
Gilbert Ralston, Willard 
2000
Eberhard Bethge, German theologian (b. 1909) 
2000
Rudi Lindt, The Pirates! Band of Misfits 
2000
Mel Traxel, Star Trek: The Motion Picture 
2000
Martha Sandwall-Bergström, Altid ballade 
2000
Max Epstein, A Tickle in the Heart 
2000
Laura Black, Boarding School 
2001
John Phillips, American musician (The Mamas and the Papas) (b. 1935) 
2001
John Phillips, Forrest Gump 
2001
Donald A. Reed, Blood Lines: Dracula - The Man. The Myth. The Movies. 
2001
Tom Carroll, In Memory of My Father 
2002
R.A. Lafferty, American science fiction writer (b. 1914) 
2002
Gösta Winbergh, Swedish tenor (b. 1943) 
2002
Galina Levchenko, Ka-ka-du 
2002
Gösta Winbergh, Mitridate, rè di Ponto 
2002
Jeffrey Benjamin, Blue Thunder 
2002
Adele Corey, Heartbreakers 
2002
Erdogan Dikmen, Bir Demet Tiyatro 
2002
Kathy Gale, The Carpenters at Christmas 
2002
Gella Allaert, The Conscript 
2002
Denis Forest, The Mask 
2003
Karl Kling, German race car driver (b. 1910) 
2003
Adam Osborne, British computer pioneer (b. 1939) 
2003
Leonard Drum, All That Jazz 
2003
Lewis Greifer, The Man Who Finally Died 
2003
Pavel Ayedonitsky, Opekun 
2003
Karl Gorath, Paragraph 175 
2003
Peggy Conklin, Having Wonderful Time 
2004
Harrison McCain, Canadian businessman (b. 1927) 
2004
Wallace Davenport, Davenportin dixie 
2004
Richard Marner, The African Queen 
2004
Tauno Lehtihalmes, Dolly and Her Lover 
2004
Bill Rogers, A Taste of Blood 
2004
Raquel Rodrigo, Familia 
2004
Martin Hollý, Salt & Gold 
2004
Gene Bearden, The Stratton Story 
2005
Ognjen Lakicevic, Srecan put ciko 
2005
Maria Rosseels, Death of a Nun 
2005
Ewa Skarzanka, Polowanie na muchy 
2005
Kurt Garfield, Diary of a Mad Housewife 
2005
Virginia Kaye, The Edge of Night 
2006
Bill Beutel, American journalist (b. 1930) 
2006
Michael Attwell, British actor (b. 1943) 
2006
Dan Gibson, musician (b. 1922) 
2006
Nicholas Russell, While Supplies Last 
2006
Katherine Gaskin, Undercover Blues 
2006
Drexel Sprecher, Nuremberg: Tyranny on Trial 
2006
André Szöts, Cyrano de Bergerac 
2006
Nelson Dantas, Miniero Cabaret 
2006
Michael Attwell, Buster 
2006
Channing Pollock, Judex 
2006
Bill Beutel, The Eye of the Storm 
2007
Bob Woolmer, South African cricketer and Pakistan national coach (b. 1948) 
2007
C.T. Wakefield, Cross Creek 
2007
Bob Woolmer, Breaking Boundaries 
2007
Hans-Walter Kramski, Das Boot 
2008
Anthony Minghella, Film Director (b. 1954) 
2008
Andrew Britton, Author (b. 1981) 
2008
Oreste Rizzini, Galeazzo Ciano una tragedia fascista 
2008
Jyrki Hämäläinen, Episode dated 7 December 1966 
2008
Elfriede Sandner, Besserer Herr sucht Anschluss 
2008
Zika Milenkovic, Strangler vs. Strangler 
2008
Chuck Wein, Rainbow Bridge 
2008
Manya Raducheva, Inspektorat i noshtta 
2008
Wolfgang Altenburger, Mosaik - 40 Jahre Abenteuer 
2008
Philip Jones Griffiths, The Deer Hunter 
2008
Jochen Petersdorf, Zwischen Frühstück und Gänsebraten 
2008
Gaselle Müller, Vi vil skilles 
2008
Justin Wright, Toy Story 3 
2008
Anthony Minghella, The English Patient 
2008
Boris Sharlandzhiev, Fatherland Newsreel 
2009
Natasha Richardson, English actress (b. 1963) 
2009
Yeremey Parnov, The Casket of Maria Medici 
2009
Eddie Bo, Casino 
2009
Nina Goclawska, Grobowiec rodziny von Rausch 
2009
Natasha Richardson, The Parent Trap 
2009
Seth Gimlan, Under the Gaydar 
2009
Moultrie Patten, Free Willy 
2009
Bruce Cox, 1989 Tournament of Champions Quarterfinal Game 2 
2010
Fess Parker, American actor (b. 1924) 
2010
David Cheshire, Rude Songs: Vaudeville & Music Hall 
2010
Alan M. Solomon, Shakedown 
2010
Joseph Ettedgui, Catwalk Special 
2010
Billy Wolfe, Catwalk Special 
2010
Fess Parker, Old Yeller 
2011
David Nevin, Dream West 
2011
Peter Lennon, Rocky Road to Dublin 
2011
Wolfgang Spier, Liebe auf den zweiten Blick 
2011
Warren Christopher, The Death of Yugoslavia 
2011
Jörn Klamroth, Downfall 
2011
Summer Serafin, Two from the Line 
2011
Jet Harris, Wonderful to Be Young! 
2011
Drew Hill, Super Bowl XIV 
2011
Enzo Cannavale, Cinema Paradiso 
2012
George Tupou V, King of Tonga, dies at 63 
2012
Guy Boucher, Au retour des oies blanches 
2012
Domenic Izzi, The Station 
2012
Bob Henry, Flip 
2012
Margret Fürer, Saison in Oberbayern 
2012
Rocco Mazzola, Rocco and His Brothers 
2012
Howard Anderson, Conspiracies... 
2012
Alan Pegler, 4472: Flying Scotsman 
2012
Ranko Mascarell, A Holy Place 
2012
Warren Luening, King Kong 
2012
Furman Bisher, A.J. Foyt 
2012
Nikos Vastardis, Kapou, kapos, kapote 
2013
Muhammad Mahmood Alam, Pakistani general and fighter ace, dies at 77 
2013
Dinorah Marzullo, Episode dated 6 March 1978 
2013
Peter Ensikat, Dornröschen 
2013
Henry Bromell, Panic 
2013
Myriam Palacios, Coronation 
2014
Dusan Pocek, Paviljon VI 
2014
Ottavio Garaventa, Il Mefistofele 
2014
Jackie Salling, The Wages of Sin 
2014
Jorge Arvizu, El pichichi del barrio 
2014
Robert Porter, Mackenna's Gold 
2014
Wanda Rollny, Chopin w kraju 
2014
Joe Lala, Monsters, Inc. 
2015
Harry Allen,  
2015
Galina Petrova,  
2015
Ciro Imparato, Aida of the Trees 
2015
Roy Doty, The Roy Doty Show 
2015
Joe Murray, Tuesday Night Live: The Big Gig 
2015
Samuel Charters, White Lie 
2016
Larry Drake dies aged 66, actor who played Benny in LA Law 
2016
Paul Daniels, TV magician, dies aged 77 
2016
Mathematician Solomon Marcus dies aged 91 
2016
Cliff Michelmore, veteran BBC TV and radio presenter dies aged 96 
2017
Nobel laureate, poet and playwright Derek Walcott dies aged 87 
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