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1939Howard Carter, Brit archaeologist/Egyptologist (King Tut), dies at 65

1791John Wesley, English co-founder of Methodism dies at 87 (b. 1703)

March 2nd Deaths
Date Event
855
Lothair, King of the Franks and Holy Roman Emperor (b. 795) 
986
Lotharius, King of France (954-86), dies at 44 
1122
Floris II, the fat one, count of Holland, dies 
1127
Charles, the Good, Count of Flanders, murdered 
1316
Marjorie Bruce, daughter of Robert I of Scotland (b. 1296) 
1333
Wladyslaw IV, the Short One/Great, duke/king of Poland, dies 
1383
Amadeus VI, count of Savoy, dies 
1572
Mem de Sá, Portuguese Governor-General of Brazil 
1589
Alessandro Cardinal Farnese, Italian cardinal (b. 1520) 
1619
Anne of Denmark, daughter of Danish king Frederik II, dies at 44 
1729
Francesco Bianchini, Italian philosopher and scientist (b. 1662) 
1755
Louis de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon, French writer (b. 1675) 
1758
Johann Baptist Zimmermann, German stucco worker, buried at 78 
1772
Robert J Pothier, French lawyer, dies at 73 
1787
Jean SOME Allamand, French theologist/natural philosopher, dies at 73 
1791
John Wesley, English co-founder of Methodism dies at 87 (b. 1703) 
1793
Carl Gustaf Pilo, Swedish-born artist 
1797
Horace [Horatio] Walpole, British horror writer, dies at 79 
1797
Horace Walpole, Castle of Otranto 
1800
Christian Friedrich Schale, composer, dies at 86 
1822
Christian Friedrich Hermann Uber, composer, dies at 40 
1829
Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez, conspirator and supporter of the Mexican War of Independence (b. 1768) 
1830
Samuel Thomas von Sömmering, German physician (b. 1755) 
1835
Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1768) 
1840
Heinrich Olbers, German astronomer (comets & asteroids), dies at 81 
1855
Nicholas I Pavlovitch, tsar of Russia (1825-55), dies at 58 
1862
Frederick West Lander, US Union brig-general/poet, dies at 40 
1865
Carl Sylvius Völkner, German missionary to New Zealand (b. 1819) 
1867
French A Durlet, Belgian sculptor/architect, dies at 50 
1868
Carl Eberwein, composer, dies at 81 
1880
Sir John MacNeill, Irish civil engineer (b. 1790) 
1882
Louis Kufferath, composer, dies at 70 
1887
August W Eichler, German botanist, dies at 47 
1887
Wilhelm Troszel, composer, dies at 63 
1895
Berthe MP Morisot, French painter/aquarelliste, dies at 54 
1895
Ismail Pasha, kedive of Egypt (1863-79), dies at 64 
1912
Vilém Mrstík, Marysa 
1916
Elisabeth OL, [Carmen Sylva], Queen of Romania, dies at 72 
1918
Jacob H. Smith, The 17th Infantry, U.S.A. 
1919
Melchora Aquino, Filipino revolutionary hero (b. 1812) 
1919
Charles E. van Loan, Buck Parvin in the Movies 
1920
Harry Solter, The Closed Door 
1921
Champ Clark, American politician (b. 1850) 
1921
King Nicholas of Montenegro, Balkan War Scenes 
1921
James Beauchamp Clark, Hutchinson, Kansas, Semi-Centennial Celebration 
1922
Henry Bataille, The Private Life of Don Juan 
1924
J.V. Bryant, Sweet Lavender 
1926
Victory Bateman, A Slave of Corruption 
1930
David Herbert Lawrence (DH), English poet/writer (Lady Chatterley's Lover), dies at 44 
1930
D.H. Lawrence, Women in Love 
1932
Leopoldo Froes, A Minha Noite de Núpcias 
1932
Lorna Balfour, Merely Mary Ann 
1935
Gustav Hetsch, Ung Pige i Huset 
1937
Gustav Wohlgemuth, composer, dies at 73 
1938
Ben Harney, American composer and pianist (b. 1871) 
1938
Fraunie Fraunholz, Matrimony's Speed Limit 
1938
Eikyû Matsuoka, Kaguya hime 
1939
Howard Carter, Brit archaeologist/Egyptologist (King Tut), dies at 65 
1939
Eugen Kürschner, Boycott 
1942
Charlie Christian, Focus 
1942
Robin Maule, Julius Caesar 
1943
Alexandre Yersin, Swiss bacteriologist (bacteria plague), dies at 79 
1943
António Pinheiro, Love of Perdition 
1943
Tyler Brooke, The Divorcee 
1945
Emily Carr, Canadian artist (b. 1871) 
1945
Emily Carr, Klee Wyck 
1945
Robert Brister, Night Club Scandal 
1945
Emil Heß, Floh im Ohr 
1946
Fidél Pálffy, Hungarian National socialist (b. 1895) 
1946
George E. Stewart, American Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1872) 
1946
Harry Semels, Les Misérables 
1946
John C. Flinn, Rubber Tires 
1948
Aage Henvig, Livets blændværk 
1950
M Joseph V d'Arbaud, French poet/author (Li cant palustre), dies at 76 
1950
Milton Schwarzwald, Bank Notes 
1950
Eldon Gorst, Big Fella 
1950
George Hively, Thieves' Gold 
1951
Al Taylor, Zorro's Fighting Legion 
1953
Jim Lightbody, American runner (b. 1882) 
1953
Roman Cirin, Pierwsze dni 
1954
Robert Richardson, Episode #2.20 
1954
Jerome Odlum, Each Dawn I Die 
1955
Ernst Rotmund, Die Königin von Argusana, 1. Teil - Zwischen Flammen und Fluten 
1956
Fred Merkle, American baseball figure (b. 1888) 
1956
Fred Merkle, World Series Games 1916, Boston vs. Brooklyn 
1956
Duke Martin, Across to Singapore 
1957
Harry E Soref, inventor (padlock), dies at 70 
1957
Stan Kavanaugh, The Big Broadcast of 1937 
1958
August Van Koughnet, Hot Spell 
1958
Edith Taliaferro, Young Romance 
1959
Eric Blore, actor (Abie's Irish Rose, Love Happy), dies at 70 
1959
Eric Blore, Top Hat 
1959
Jack McElroy, Run for the Hills 
1959
Sam Ledner, No Time for Love 
1959
William A. Horning, North by Northwest 
1959
Gustav Runsten, Rågens rike 
1960
Stanisław Taczak, Polish general, commander-in-chief of the Greater Poland Uprising (b. 1874) 
1960
Lajosné Bónis, Éjfélre kiderül 
1962
Charles Jean de la Vallée-Poussin, Belgian mathematician (b. 1866) 
1963
James B. Hendryx, The Texan 
1964
Joseph A. Garro, Under California Stars 
1967
Gordon Harker, actor (Inspector Hornleigh), dies at 81 
1967
José Martínez Ruiz, Spanish poet and writer (b. 1873) 
1967
Sven Björkman, Love Goes Up and Down 
1967
Jack Barnett, The Pied Piper of Cleveland: A Day in the Life of a Famous Disc Jockey 
1970
Marc-Aurèle Fortin, Quebec painter (b. 1888) 
1971
Charles W Engelhard, US silver multi-millionaire, dies at 54 
1972
Bill Lawrence, news anchor (ABC), dies at 56 
1973
Cleo Noel, US ambassador to Sudan, assassinated 
1974
Barbara Ruick, actress/singer (Jerry Colonna Show), dies at 41 
1974
Salvador Puig Antich, Spanish anarchist (b. 1948) 
1975
Jean Kurt Forest, composer, dies at 65 
1975
Josiah Mwangi Kariuki, Kenyan politician (b.1929) 
1976
Max Golden, The Luck of the Irish 
1978
Michal Plucinski, Kazimierz Wielki 
1978
Dick Narr, The Ten Commandments 
1979
Edith Craig, actress (Harmony Lane, Smashing Rackets), dies at 71 
1979
Mollah Mustafa Barzani, Kurdish leader, dies at 75 
1979
Christy Ring Irish hurler (b. 1920) 
1979
Anna Szczepaniak, Dom moich synów 
1979
Edith Craig, Too Many Surprises 
1980
Friedrich Maurer, The Castle 
1980
Anne Cornwall, College 
1981
Janear Hines, actress (Roberta-Julia), dies at 30 
1981
Sônia Muller, As Sete Evas 
1981
Edward Halperin, White Zombie 
1981
Janear Hines, Dirty Mary Crazy Larry 
1981
Ole Mortensen, Andre folks børn 
1982
Philip K[indred] Dick, US Sci-fi author (Hugo-1963, Dr Futurity), dies at 53 
1982
Dagba Dondukov, Posledniy ugon 
1982
Max Amyl, The Dominici Affair 
1983
Cliff Trenier, Calypso Heat Wave 
1983
Jessie Evans, Countess Dracula 
1984
Louis Basile, actor (Louie-The Super), dies at 48 
1984
Madama Ganna Walska, The Child of Destiny 
1984
Louis Basile, True Confessions 
1984
Edda Soligo, Girl with a Suitcase 
1984
Yola d'Avril, Monte Carlo Nights 
1985
John B Kelly Jr, chairman US Olympic Committee, dies at 57 
1985
Michael Redgrave, actor (Goodbye Mr Chips), dies at 77 of Parkinson's 
1985
Al Mack, Clarence, the Cross-Eyed Lion 
1985
James Dale, Victoria the Great 
1985
Beate Tschudi, Amphitryon 
1985
Xosé María Álvarez Blázquez,  
1985
Cecillia Stark, Stranger Than Paradise 
1986
Marcel Liebman, Belgian historian, dies at 56 
1986
Zafer Masri, mayor of Nablus, murdered 
1986
Lucio Beffi, Anemia 
1986
Cesare Polacco, Quinta puntata 
1986
Yuriy Velichko, Poisk 
1986
Henri Czarniak, Love and Death 
1987
Randolph Scott, actor (Fort Worth, Gung Ho, Jesse James), dies at 89 
1987
John E. Chilberg II, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock 
1987
Randolph Scott, Ride the High Country 
1987
Finlay McDermid, Cheyenne 
1988
Vadim Medvedev, Hamlet 
1988
John Clellon Holmes, What Happened to Kerouac? 
1988
Børge Funck Jensen, Kriminalassistent Bloch 
1989
William McGraw, Foster Child 
1989
Cecilie B. Peterson, What Happened to Father 
1989
Lev Potyomkin, Vasilisa the Beautiful 
1989
Eduard Dubský, Americke reseni 
1989
Danny Aredas, Around the World in Eighty Days 
1991
Clark Mollenhoff, US journalist (Pulitzer Prize), dies 
1991
Freek Zoetmulder, publisher (Austrian Encyclopedia)/neo-nazi, dies 
1991
Serge Gainsbourg, composer/actor (Fury of Hercules), dies at 62 
1991
Georgiy Kurovskiy, War and Peace 
1991
Sol Lake, Jerry Maguire 
1991
Elena Montalban, Maruja 
1991
Leonid Markov, The Shooting Party 
1991
Arthur Phelps, Pilot 
1991
Serge Gainsbourg, The Da Vinci Code 
1992
Robert Clatworthy, Psycho 
1992
Sandy Dennis, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? 
1992
Samuel Marx, Lassie Come Home 
1992
Vladimír Svabík, Dzusový román 
1992
Scott Appleton, Cincinnati Bengals vs. San Diego Chargers 
1992
Cándida Losada, Tristana 
1992
Oscar Lerman, The Bitch 
1992
Madeleine Bouchez, Vacances déchaînées 
1993
Floortje Peneder, Dutch poet (Diary), dies at 15 
1993
Paul D Zimmerman, US screenwriter (King of Comedy), dies at 54 
1993
Jean Bargy, Blues by Bargy 
1993
Bill Turner, No, Honestly 
1994
Donald McKenzie MacKinnon, philosopher, dies at 80 
1994
Tengiz Abuladze, filmmaker, dies at 70 
1994
Walter Kent, Catch Me If You Can 
1994
Bill Lukather, Murder in Three Acts 
1994
Laurence Hugo, All My Children 
1994
Bilge Olgaç, Öksüz 
1994
Anita Morris, Ruthless People 
1994
Ladimir Kwiatkowski, The Wallace and Ladmo Show 
1995
Hugo Cole, musician/critic, dies at 77 
1995
Vladislav Listyev, TV journalist, dies at 48 
1995
Al Cooke, Swiss Miss 
1995
Vivian MacKerrell, Ghost Story 
1995
Eddie Phillips, My Learned Friend 
1995
José Rodríguez Faure, Days of Hate 
1995
Wolfgang Luderer, Effi Briest 
1995
Ray Moore, Game 6 
1996
Jacobo Majluta, president of Dominican Rep (1982), dies at 61 
1996
Sérgio Reoli, Mamonas Pra Sempre 
1996
José López Rubio, El crimen de Pepe Conde 
1996
Samuel Reoli, Mamonas Pra Sempre 
1996
Lyle Talbot, Glen or Glenda 
1996
Bento Hinoto, Mamonas Pra Sempre 
1996
Chuck Stevens, The King of Comedy 
1996
Dinho, Mamonas Pra Sempre 
1996
Júlio Rasec, Mamonas Pra Sempre 
1996
Boris Mozhayev, Iz zhizni Fyodora Kuzkina 
1997
Joan Breslau, In Person 
1997
Vicente Parra, The Cannibal Man 
1997
Jean Hazlewood, The Secret Ways 
1998
Henry Steele Commager, American historian (Atlas of Civil War), dies at 95 
1998
Mary Parker, Marie Green and Her Merry Men 
1998
Henry Steele Commager, Memory & Imagination: New Pathways to the Library of Congress 
1998
Darcy O'Brien, The Case of the Hillside Stranglers 
1998
Lucien Bodard, The Name of the Rose 
1998
Maria Camila Dezonne Pacheco Fernandes, The Landowner's Daughter 
1998
Miep van den Berg, Op hoop van zegen 
1999
Dusty Springfield, English singer (b. 1939) 
1999
David Ackles, American singer and songwriter (b. 1937) 
1999
Jim Merrick, Hawaii Five-O 
1999
Stefan Hatos, Let's Make a Deal 
1999
Ralph Seeley, Supervan 
1999
David Ackles, Word of Honor 
1999
Dusty Springfield, Pulp Fiction 
1999
Jack Webster, This Hour Has Seven Days 
1999
Stuart Mossman, The Long Riders 
1999
Arkadiusz Wasowicz-Svengali, Czarodziej z Harlemu 
1999
Hawley Pratt, The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Hour 
1999
Howard Pine, The Karate Kid 
2000
Robert A. Reich, Close Encounters of the Third Kind 
2000
James Marsland, H.M.S. Pinafore 
2000
Dave Berman, Jack the Giant Killer 
2000
Charles Wiggins, Watergate 
2000
Boris Andrusevic, Covek u praznoj sobi 
2001
John Diamond, British journalist (b. 1953) 
2001
Norman Dewes, Sammy's Visit 
2001
Hans Nicklisch, The Black Chapel 
2001
John Diamond, Tomorrow's World 
2001
Adele Proom, Mrs. Doubtfire 
2001
Peggy Converse, The Accidental Tourist 
2002
Héctor Anglada, Pizza, Beer, and Cigarettes 
2002
Thomas Owen, Vampyres 
2002
Curtis Casewit, It's Murder in Algiers 
2002
Birgit Grefveberg, Resan till dej 
2002
Mary Grant, Sweet Smell of Success 
2002
Richard Longman, The Powder Monkey 
2002
Bill Berg, Donald in Mathmagic Land 
2003
Hank Ballard, American musician (b. 1927) 
2003
Malcolm Williamson, Australian composer (b. 1931) 
2003
Bill Carruthers, Press Your Luck 
2003
Ansis Epners, Dzambo, Kilimandzaro! 
2003
Malcolm Williamson, The Brides of Dracula 
2003
Fred Freiberger, The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms 
2003
Hank Ballard, Back to the Future 
2003
Goffredo Petrassi, Bitter Rice 
2003
Jenner Augusto, Tenda dos Milagres 
2003
Robert Randolph, The 38th Annual Tony Awards 
2004
Mercedes McCambridge, American actress (b. 1916) 
2004
Marge Schott, American baseball team owner (b. 1928) 
2004
Cormac McAnallen, Northern Irish Gaelic footballer (b. 1980) 
2004
Stanislaw Siekierski, Jesli sie odnajdziemy 
2004
Nancy Deale, Shadows 
2004
Marge Schott, Cincinnati: Just Around the Corner 
2004
Rowena Cook, Kit Carson 
2004
Mercedes McCambridge, The Exorcist 
2004
Steve Boyd, Kansas City Trucking Co. 
2004
Davey Marlin-Jones, The Rimers of Eldritch 
2004
Berndt Egerbladh, Peter-No-Tail 
2005
Rick Mahler, American baseball player (b. 1953) 
2005
Martin Denny, American musician (b. 1911) 
2005
Tillie Fowler, Women and Power in the Senate 
2005
Nejat Özbek, Sari çizmeli 
2005
Martin Denny, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind 
2005
Rick Mahler, Game 5 
2005
Corrado Pani, Rocco and His Brothers 
2006
Milton Katims, American violist and conductor (b. 1909) 
2006
Jack Wild, British actor (b. 1952) 
2006
Pentti Järventie, Läksiäiset 
2006
William Davies, America 
2006
Phyllis Huffman, Million Dollar Baby 
2006
Garrett Scott, Occupation: Dreamland 
2006
Teruhiko Kuze, Sakurako wa warau: Last emperor ni shikakerareta ayashii onna no wana 
2006
Bill Hays, The Tale of Beatrix Potter 
2006
Fred Carney, Bustin' Loose 
2006
Iliya Penev, Yo ho ho 
2007
Ivan Safronov, Russian journalist (b. 1956) 
2007
Clem Labine, American baseball player (b. 1926) 
2007
Thomas S. Kleppe, U.S. politician (b. 1919) 
2007
Henri Troyat, French writer, dean of the Académie française (b. 1911) 
2007
Károly Sinka, Prin cenusa imperiului 
2007
Eduardo Criado, Los blancos dientes del perro 
2007
Randolf Kronberg, Stern ohne Himmel 
2007
Badar Miandad, Mitter Pyare Nu Haal Mureedan Da Kehna 
2007
Gene Lauritzen, Escape from Alcatraz 
2007
Clem Labine, Brooklyn Dodgers: The Ghosts of Flatbush 
2007
Elizabeth Young, Queen Christina 
2007
Henry Troyat, The Mountain 
2008
Jeff Healey, Canadian musician (b. 1966) 
2008
Jane Milburn, Leap of Faith 
2008
Jeff Healey, Road House 
2008
István Fogarasi, Strange Masquerade 
2008
Suzie, Åsa-Nisse i popform 
2008
Sofiko Chiaureli, The Color of Pomegranates 
2008
Matt Baylor, Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me! 
2009
João Bernardo "Nino" Vieira, President of Guinea-Bissau (b. 1939) 
2009
Chris Finnegan, British Olympic Boxing Gold Medallist (b. 1944) 
2009
Chris Hartley, The Human Body 
2009
Ernest Ashworth, The Farmer's Other Daughter 
2009
Rhae Andrece, I, Mudd 
2009
Robert Bruce, The Piano 
2010
Winston Spencer-Churchill, British politician (b. 1940) 
2010
Emil Forselius, Tic Tac 
2010
Melva Blancett, The Emmett Smith Story 
2010
Vadim Kornilyev, Konets operatsii Rezident 
2010
John Clifford, Carnival of Souls 
2010
Gunard Solberg, Honky 
2010
Winston Churchill, The Churchills 
2011
Paul Kriwaczek, Requiem 
2011
Roman Beeger, Wita was Polska 
2011
Valeri Rubinchik, Savage Hunt of King Stakh 
2011
Robert Hanna, A Night to Remember 
2011
Walter Zacharius, The Company We Keep 
2011
Enrique Curiel, Episode dated 17 January 1995 
2012
Van Barfoot, American army colonel and Medal of Honour recipient, dies at 92 
2012
Lawrence Anthony, South African conservationist and author, dies from heart attack at 61 
2012
James Wilson, American criminologist, dies at 80 
2012
Norman St John-Stevas, Baron St John of Fawsley, MP (1964-1987) 
2012
Eva Brunner-Szabo, War Requiem - Liebe & Anarchie III 
2012
James Q. Wilson, Vigilante Vigilante: The Battle for Expression 
2012
Norman St. John Stevas, BBC 3 
2012
Gérard Rinaldi, The Big Store 
2012
Peter Loizos, Life Chances: Four Families in a Cypriot Village 
2012
Doug Furnas, WWF in Your House: Final Four 
2012
Don Marion, Wanted, a Girl! 
2012
Quique Camoiras, La corte de Faraón 
2013
Peter Harvey, Beaconsfield 
2013
Nadine Blake, Some Days Are Better Than Others 
2013
Paul Critchley, The Adventure of the Disappearing Dispatch Case: Part 2 
2014
Stanley Grinstein, The Cool School 
2014
Morris Aza, The 7th Dawn 
2014
Mario Lodi, Partire dal bambino 
2014
Stanley Rubin, White Hunter Black Heart 
2014
Ted Bergmann, Death Stalk 
2014
Justin Kaplan, The Private History of a Campaign That Failed 
2014
Aleksandr Belinsky, Provintsialnyy benefis 
2014
Gail Gilmore, Girl Happy 
2015
Ryszard Chutkowski, Three Colors: White 
2015
Rense Westra, De fûke 
2015
Howard Smith, The Chrysanthemum People 
2015
Jenna McMahon, The Facts of Life 
2015
Dennis Barker, The China Syndrome 
2015
Joel Wolfe, The Gambler 
2015
Francisco González Ledesma, Crónica sentimental en rojo 
2015
Dave Mackay, Old Big 'Ead: A Tribute to Brian Clough 
2015
John Chappell, 10 
2015
Bettina Graziani, Bete Balanço 
2015
Dean Hess, Battle Hymn 
2015
Fred Düren, Held for Questioning 
2016
New Zealand's greatest test batsman Martin Crowe dies aged 53 after long cancer battle 
2016
Australian silver medallist rower Sarah Tait dies aged 33 after cancer battle 
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