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1976Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Alamein, British Field Marshal, Alton, Hampshire

1603Elizabeth I Tudor, [Virgin Queen], of England and Ireland (1558-1603), dies at 69

March 24th Deaths
Date Event
809
Harun al-Rashid, caliph of the Abbasid empire (786-809), dies at 44 
1284
King Hugh III of Cyprus 
1381
Saint Catharine of Sweden, Swedish saint 
1396
Walter Hilton, English mystic 
1400
Florens Radewijns, Dutch priest/leader Modern Devotion, dies 
1455
Nicholas V, [Tommaso Parentucelli], Italian Pope (1447-55), dies at 57 
1455
Rudolf van Diepholt, bishop/cardinal of Utrecht (1448-55), dies 
1471
Thomas Malory, author (Le Morte d'Arthur), dies at 55 
1558
Anna van Buren, countess of Egmond/Buren/Lingen, dies 
1563
Hosokawa Harumoto, Japanese military leader (b. 1514) 
1575
Yosef Karo, Spanish-born rabbi (b. 1488) 
1603
Elizabeth I Tudor, [Virgin Queen], of England and Ireland (1558-1603), dies at 69 
1631
Philipp Dulichius, composer, dies at 68 
1635
Jacques Callot, French cartoonist/engraver, dies at about 42 
1644
Cecilia Renata, arch duchess of Austria, dies 
1654
Samuel Scheidt, German composer (Concertus sacri), dies at 66 
1661
William Leddra, last Quaker, hanged in Boston 
1755
Theodor Christleib Reinhold, composer, dies at 72 
1773
Philip Dormer Stanhope, English statesman (b. 1694) 
1776
John Harrison, English clockmaker (b. 1693) 
1823
Cornelis van Foreest, Dutch mayor (Alkmaar), dies at 66 
1825
Giovanni Domenico Perotti, composer, dies at 64 
1838
Thomas Attwood, composer, dies at 72 
1866
Maria Amalia, of Bourbon-Sicily, wife of Louis Filips of Austria, dies 
1869
Antoine-Henri Jomini, French general (b. 1779) 
1877
Walter Bagehot, English economist/critic/banker, dies at 51 
1878
Albin Masek, composer, dies at 73 
1879
Hans Ernst Krøyer, Kristeligt Folkepartis landsmøde 
1881
Friedrich Hecker, German revolutionary republic politician, dies at 69 
1881
Joseph Delesse, French geologist (b. 1817) 
1882
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, US poet (Song of Hiawatha), dies at 75 
1882
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, The White Angel 
1887
Ivan Kramskoi, Russian painter and art critic (b. 1837) 
1888
Vsevolod Garshin, Russian author (b. 1855) 
1888
Vsevolod Garshin, Lyagushka-puteshestvennitsa 
1894
Robert Prescott Stewart, composer, dies at 68 
1899
Billy Barnes, cricketer (725 runs in 21 Tests for England), dies 
1905
Jules Verne, sci-fi author (Around the World in 80 Days), dies at 77 
1905
Jules Verne, Journey to the Center of the Earth 
1909
John Millington Synge, Irish dramatist/playwright/poet, dies at 37 
1909
John Millington Synge, Paris or Somewhere 
1911
Matthew Stanley Robison, president (Cardinals), dies 
1912
Mace Greenleaf, Falling Leaves 
1915
Karol Olszewski, Polish scientist (b. 1846) 
1915
Morgan Robertson, Masters of Men 
1916
Enrique y Campina Granados, Sp opera composer (Goyescas), drowns at 48 
1916
Enric Granados, Original Sin 
1918
Theophile Ysaye, composer, dies at 53 
1918
Mike Donovan, Train vs. Donovan 
1918
Chung Ling Soo,  
1920
Jan Buderman, 999 + 1 
1921
Deodat de Severac, composer, dies at 48 
1921
Larry McLean, Canadian baseball player (b. 1881) 
1923
Ákos Ráthonyi, A táncz 
1926
Georges Vezina,  
1930
Ann McKnight, Kept Husbands 
1931
Charles Clary, The Penalty 
1931
Robert Edeson, The King of Kings 
1932
George Robert Canning, cricketer (the 4th Lord Harris), dies 
1932
Motojirô Kajii, Remon 
1933
Paul Simmel, Um eine Nasenlänge 
1934
Curt Rehfeld, The Buried Treasure 
1935
Grace Duffie Boylan, A Rumor of Angels 
1937
Bobby Dunn, The Fast Mail-Man 
1938
Jørgen-Frantz Jacobsen, Barbara 
1939
Richard Halliburton, India Speaks 
1941
Otis Garrett, Danger on the Air 
1944
Orde Wingate,  
1944
Emanuele Caracciolo, La carne e l'anima 
1944
Marguerite Templey, Un mauvais garçon 
1945
J S Nicklin, Lt-Col/Canada's 1st parachutist, dies 
1945
Thomas Rennie, Gen-Maj (Dutch command 51st Highland Division), dies 
1945
Alida van Gijtenbeek, Bleeke Bet 
1946
Alexander A Alekhine, world chess champ (1927-35, 37-46), dies at 53 
1946
Gustaf Heintze, composer, dies at 66 
1946
William R. Dunn, A Cure for Pokeritis 
1946
Zorka Janu, Cekanky 
1948
Sigrid Hjertén, Swedish modernist painter (b. 1885) 
1950
James Rudolph Garfield, American politician (b. 1865) 
1953
Mary, [Victoria Mary] of Teck, Queen of Great Britain and consort of George V, dies at 85 
1953
Felix M Abel, French dominican/biblical scholar, dies at 74 
1953
Mary, queen of Great-Britain/North-Ireland, dies at 85 
1953
Queen Mary, Cambridgeshire Race Meet 
1953
Dick Botiller, Torrid Zone 
1954
Alberto Colombo, Under Western Stars 
1954
Willy Ferrero, Bicycle Thieves 
1955
John W. Davis, John W. Davis Campaign Speech 
1956
Edmund Taylor Whittaker, British mathematician (applied mathematics and the theory of special functions), dies at 82 
1956
C.E. Anderson, Cyclone Pete's Matrimony 
1956
Mickey McGuire, For the Love of Rusty 
1957
Carson Robison, The Atomic Cafe 
1958
Herbert Fields, Annie Get Your Gun 
1958
Oscar Gahan, Vengeance of Rannah 
1958
Samuel Adams, Treasure Blues 
1958
Joseph Scott, The Girl Who Stayed at Home 
1958
Anni Swan, Pikku suorasuu 
1959
Marcel Rousseau, Les rois de la flotte 
1959
Les Clark, Bill Bailey Won't You Please Come Home? 
1960
Paul Joostens, Flemish painter, dies at 70 
1960
Norman A. Fox, Night Passage 
1960
Kathryn Stuberg, House of Wax 
1960
Herman Landon, A Burglar to the Rescue 
1961
Antonio Gómezanda, Fantasía ranchera 
1962
Jean Goldkette, Greek-born musician (b. 1899) 
1962
Carlo Innocenzi, David and Goliath 
1962
Miss Juliet, Rushin' Art 
1963
Franz Böheim, Sissi 
1964
Peter Lorre, Hungarian/US actor (Maltese Falcon, Raven), dies at 59 
1964
Florence Rockwell, He Fell in Love with His Wife 
1967
Marc Lavry, composer, dies at 63 
1968
Howard Petrie, actor (Border River, Bounty Hunter), dies at 61 
1968
Lauwrens Voorthuyzen, Dutch sect leader, dies at 70 
1968
Alice Guy-Blaché, American film director (b. 1873) 
1969
Joseph Kasavubu, president Congo (1960-65), dies at about 55 
1974
Doris Deane, dies at 74 
1974
Yoshida Isoya, Japanese architect (modern sukiya style), dies at 79 
1974
Doris Deane, His First Car 
1975
Muriel Hutchinson, actor (Another Thin Man), dies at 60 
1975
Oscar Rasbach, composer, dies at 86 
1975
Betty Roadman, The Man Who Came to Dinner 
1976
Bernard L Montgomery, British General, defeated Rommel, dies at 88 
1976
Nelson Case, TV host (Trash or Treasure), dies at 66 
1976
Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Alamein, British Field Marshal, Alton, Hampshire 
1976
Arvid Nilssen, Hjelp - vi får leilighet! 
1976
Nelson Case, Give and Take 
1977
Saburo Moroi, composer, dies at 73 
1978
Brackett Hamilton Leigh, [Douglass], author (Ginger Star), dies at 62 
1978
Tudorel Popa, K.O. 
1979
Yvonne Mitchell, writer, dies at 53 
1979
Yvonne Mitchell, Woman in a Dressing Gown 
1980
Oscar Romero, archbishop of San Salvador, murdered during mass 
1980
Edward Apa, Sekret 
1980
Howard Welsch, Rancho Notorious 
1980
Elisabeth Wendt, Comradeship 
1981
M. Yudin, Long Live Ukraine 
1981
Dan Milland, The Myra Marshall Story 
1982
Ace Goodman, KC Mo, comedian (Easy Aces), dies at 83 
1982
Ken Harris, How the Grinch Stole Christmas! 
1982
Charles Igor Gorin, Ralph Threatens to Leave 
1982
Erik Lundegård, Gay Old Time 
1982
Lorraine Roberson, The Outlaw Josey Wales 
1982
Robert Murvin, Under the Rainbow 
1983
Asmund Rostrup, The Echo of a Shot 
1983
Monte Steadman, Black Magic 
1984
Sam Jaffe, actor (Dr Zorba-Ben Casey), dies of cancer at 93 
1984
Aune Lindström, Rautakylän vanha parooni 
1984
Lilla Brignone, L'Eclisse 
1984
Andrew Atkinson, Kidnapped 
1984
Sam Jaffe, Ben-Hur 
1985
Dorothy Gordon, The Price of Silence 
1985
Arthur Blake, Cyrano de Bergerac 
1985
Dick Kinney, The New Tom & Jerry Show 
1986
Sarah Cunningham, actress (Nurse Andrews-Trapper John MD), dies at 67 
1986
Charles Shull, Real Genius 
1986
Sarah Cunningham, Jagged Edge 
1987
Adele Strong, Voyage of the Damned 
1988
Robert Bridges, Pink Floyd The Wall 
1989
Upi Sorvali, The Doublecross 
1989
Sylvia Findley, Robbers' Roost 
1989
Renzo Avanzo, The Golden Coach 
1989
Michele Montau, Advise & Consent 
1989
James Goss, Broadway Bill 
1989
Arnett Cobb, Redd Foxx: Video in a Plain Brown Wrapper 
1989
Michiko Araki, Red Beard 
1989
Aaro Kurkela, Hopeaa rajan takaa 
1990
Alice Sapritch, actress (European Vacation), dies 
1990
An Wang, computer manufacturer (Wang), dies at 70 of cancer 
1990
Ray Goulding, comedian (Bob & Ray), dies of kidney failure at 68 
1990
Rene Enriquez, actor (Hill St Blues), dies of pancreatic cancer at 56 
1990
Alice Sapritch, Delusions of Grandeur 
1990
Harald Jørgensen, Mig og mafiaen 
1990
Jennie Lee, Ding Dong 
1990
Ray Goulding, Bob & Ray, Jane, Laraine & Gilda 
1990
Sigrid Wurschmidt, The Dead Pool 
1990
Tanti Cocea, Bijuterii de familie 
1991
Sir John Kerr, Australian politician (b. 1914) 
1991
Albert Järvinen, Ganes 
1991
Maudie Edwards, Only Two Can Play 
1991
Maynard Rugg, Blind Witness 
1991
Henry Skjær, Once Upon a War 
1992
Josie Over, Study in Rage 
1992
Jenny Hélia, La Bête Humaine 
1992
Campbell Grant, Fantasia 
1993
Erik Andriesse, Dutch painter (skulls, skeletons), dies at 35 
1993
John Hersey, Pulitzer prize author (Hiroshima), dies at 78 
1993
Peter Roovers, Dutch sculptor/teacher (war monuments), dies at 90 
1993
Taylor Reed, actor (Easy Money), dies of heart attack at 60 
1993
Taylor Reed, Easy Money 
1993
Jay Burton, Fred Sanford Has a Baby 
1993
John Hersey, The War Lover 
1993
Imogen Carpenter, The Young Guns 
1993
Martha Kunig-Rinach, The Nasty Girl 
1994
Edith Porada, art historian/archaeologist, dies at 81 
1994
Luis Donaldo Colosio, Mexican politician, assassinated 
1994
Tommy Benford, jazz drummer, dies at 88 
1995
Anthony Standerwick Heal, businessman, dies at 88 
1995
Joey Long, blues/cajun guitarist, dies at 62 
1995
Trevor Oswald Ling, religious Studies Professor, dies at 75 
1995
C.A. Basseler, Life with Father 
1995
Curtis Baessler, Psycho 
1995
Ödön Gyalog, Mesmer 
1995
Yolanda, The Pride of the Yankees 
1995
Henri Xhonneux, Téléchat 
1996
Maria Lucia Beltran Alcayaga, singer, dies at 66 
1996
Marvin H. Albert, Duel at Diablo 
1996
Angelika Arndts, Jack the Ripper 
1996
Friedrich Braun, Heidi 
1996
Balázs Vargha, A filozófus 
1996
Liam O'Brien, Here Comes the Groom 
1996
Lola Beltrán, No Country for Old Men 
1997
Martin Caidin, American aviation writer (b. 1927) 
1997
Harold Melvin, The Apollo Presents 
1997
Luis Delgado, Shampoo 
1997
U. Alexis Johnson, Roots of a War: 1945-1953 
1997
Martin Caidin, Marooned 
1997
Walter Clark, Fantástico 
1997
Bill Miller, AWA All-Star Wrestling 
1997
Slobodan Stojanovic, Kafana 'Stara macka' 
1998
W. Benson Terry, Forrest Gump 
1998
Stephen Archibald, My Childhood 
1999
Gertrud Scholtz-Klink, German women's activist (b. 1902) 
1999
Birdie Tebbetts, American baseball player and manager (b. 1912) 
1999
Ljubisa Bacic, Razgovori stari 
1999
Winston Ryder, 2001: A Space Odyssey 
1999
Roger Moore, The Shadow 
1999
Ellen Hall, Thunder Town 
1999
Birdie Tebbets, The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg 
1999
John Pehle, Who Shall Live and Who Shall Die? 
2000
Pia Mlakar, Ples carovnic 
2000
Sig Mickelson, Inside the CIA 
2000
Kazuo Komatsubara, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind 
2000
Wilhelm Hudelmaier, Die Schlecker-Entführer 
2000
John Draper, Toto's Rescue 
2000
Al Grey, Great Vibes! Lionel Hampton & Friends 
2000
Alex Finlayson, D-Day the Sixth of June 
2001
Muriel Young, English TV entertainer (b. 1928) 
2001
Katja Majer, One Song a Day Takes Mischief Away 
2001
Jane Shugrue, On the Beach 
2001
Muriel Young, Episode dated 25 December 1976 
2001
Sam Weiss, G.I. Joe: The Revenge of Cobra 
2001
Max Lewin, Games 
2001
Tambi Larsen, Hud 
2001
Sovetbek Dzhumadylov, Gamlet iz Suzaka, ili Mamaya Kero 
2001
Karl Schönböck, Das schwarze Schaf 
2001
Harry Eisen, Al Capone 
2002
César Milstein, Argentine scientist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1927) 
2002
Tamás Fehéri, Mesterek és tanítványok 
2002
Boris Said, Mystery of the Sphinx 
2002
Margaret Lyman, The Great Ziegfeld 
2003
Hans Hermann Groër, Austrian Catholic archbishop (b. 1919) 
2003
Hal Taft, One on One 
2003
Erica Balqué, The Devil's General 
2003
Xhevat Qena, Qesh e ngjesh 
2003
Philip Yordan, El Cid 
2004
Richard Leech, Gandhi 
2004
Theodore Theoharous, Prizzi's Honor 
2004
Herman S. Saunders, The Return of Bald Eagle 
2004
Max Dendermonde, Het wonderlijke Leven van Willem Parel 
2004
Utako Mitsuya, The Sinners of Hell 
2004
Teodor Vulfovich, Ulitsa Nyutona, dom 1 
2004
Markus Henkel, LovePorn 
2005
Mare Kandre, Till slut 
2005
Gilles Aillaud, Don Carlos 
2006
Lynne Perrie, English actress (b. 1931) 
2006
Alona Marlowe, Howdy Mate 
2006
Stig Wennerström,  
2006
Todd Savell, Avant toi 
2006
Jaroslava Moserová-Davidová, Double Role 
2006
Lynne Perrie, Kes 
2006
Booby Honey Tamburri, Reflection 
2006
Barbi Taylor, Jackie Chan's First Strike 
2007
Alex Plasschaert, Batman Forever 
2007
Marshall Rogers, Batman Unmasked 
2007
Florrie Rost van Tonningen, Hitler's Search for the Holy Grail 
2007
Mary Dent Crisp, Women - for America, for the World 
2007
Gennadi Bortnikov, Vzorvannyy ad 
2008
Chalmers "Spanky" Alford‎, American guitarist (b. 1955) 
2008
Neil Aspinall, British record producer (b. 1941) 
2008
Richard Widmark, American actor (b. 1914) 
2008
Hal Riney, American advertising executive (b. 1932) 
2008
Richard Widmark, Judgment at Nuremberg 
2008
Zdenek Mlcoch, O Radkovi a Milene 
2008
Rafael Azcona, Belle Epoque 
2008
Philip de Firmian, 9 Place Vendee 
2008
Hal Riney, Somebody Waiting 
2008
Josep Benet, Episode #1.1 
2008
Foster Hood, Love Is a Funny Thing 
2008
Paula Dehelly, I Love You 
2008
Dick Sollenberger, Ferris Bueller's Day Off 
2008
Dina Sassoli, Humanity 
2009
George Kell, American baseball player (b. 1922) 
2009
Robert Delford Brown, Mr. Mike's Mondo Video 
2009
Tim Brinton, Alternative 3 
2009
George Kell, Game 5 
2009
Arthur Richman, Don Larsen 
2009
Siegfried Tiefensee, Snow White 
2009
Ricard Salvat, María Rosa 
2009
Peter Jecza, Testimony 
2009
Jorge Barreiro, Cuatro hombres para Eva 
2009
Benjamin Resella, Ghostbusters 
2009
Uriel Jones, Standing in the Shadows of Motown 
2009
Nand Buyl, The Only One 
2009
Frances Milstead, I Am Divine 
2009
Göran Schildt, Osa VI Maisema taistelun jälkeen 1945-1950 
2009
Martin Brozius, Peter en de vliegende autobus 
2009
Jean Schmidt, Comme les anges déchus de la planète Saint-Michel 
2010
Jim Marshall, American photographer (b. 1936) 
2010
Robert Culp, American actor (b. 1930) 
2010
Johnny Maestro, American singer (b. 1939) 
2010
Jo Doumerg, Jean de Florette 
2010
Omar Seck, Ousmane 
2010
William Mayne, A Swarm in May 
2010
Robert Culp, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice 
2010
Joan Joseff, The Godfather 
2010
Johnny Maestro, Hair 
2010
John Ciambotti, F.T.W. 
2010
Elijah Alexander, 1992 NFL Draft 
2010
Baroness Park of Monmouth, Spy Stories: British Espionage in Fact and Fiction 
2011
Michael Mansson, Metropia 
2011
Terry Lofton, The Nail Gun Massacre 
2011
Marie Cooke, Junction 88 
2011
Lanford Wilson, Lemon Sky 
2011
Bojan Serafimovic, Stapica 
2011
Lois Bianchi, The Nutcracker 
2011
Janet Peterson, We Interrupt This Program 
2011
Karol Dabrowski, Colonel Wolodyjowski 
2012
Jocky Wilson, Scottish world champion darts player, dies at 62 
2012
Billy Ray Smith, Real Genius 
2012
Pierre Gérald, Russian Dolls 
2012
Jocky Wilson, Episode #12.8 
2012
Nick Noble, See 
2012
Jose Prakash, Traffic 
2012
Marion Marlowe, Episode #8.44 
2012
Joie Hutchinson, The Fisher King 
2012
Ellen L. Kerr, Zombieland 
2012
Wolfgang Rennert, Simplicius Simplicissimus 
2013
John Williamson, Sex in '69: The Sexual Revolution in America 
2013
Helen Hannah Campbell, A League of Their Own 
2013
Hayden Griffin, Intimacy 
2013
Inge Lønning, Episode #5.4 
2013
Peter Duryea, The Cage 
2013
Deke Richards, The Avengers 
2014
Kuldip Pawar, Jau Tithe Khau 
2014
John Rowe Townsend, Conclusions 
2014
Gerda Elisabeth Borchgrevink, Altid ballade 
2014
Jean-François Mattei, Episode dated 29 December 2004 
2015
Jeff Hennessy,  
2015
Oleg Bryak, Katia Kabanova 
2015
Emily Selke, Once Upon a Potty 
2015
Carol Friday, Episode #1.12 
2015
Gerd Fitz, Minister gesucht 
2015
Roger Mayer, That's Entertainment! III 
2015
Scott Clendenin, Scott, Ben and Mike 
2015
Martin Mathews,  
2015
Daniela Ayón, Labbra bagnate 
2015
Junichi Sato, Chunibyo no ejiki 
2015
Anne Imangaliyeva, Zhauzhürek myng bala 
2015
Manuel Salinas, Amazon Crude/Reeducating Osama Bin Laden's Disciples/All in the Family 
2015
Yvonne, Final Flesh 
2015
Monte Merrick, Memphis Belle 
2015
Berengar Pfahl, Die Männer der Emden 
2015
Maria Radner, Die Zauberflöte 
2016
Ken Howard, actor and SAG-AFTRA president, dies aged 71 
2016
Joe Garagiola, ex-player turned glib broadcaster, dies at 90 
2016
Veteran writer and Malay literary icon dies, aged 91 
2017
Former Boston drummer Sib Hashian dies aged 67 
2017
George Weinberg, the man who coined the term 'homophobia' in 1965, dies aged 86 
2018
Prison Break and Chicago Fire star DuShon Monique Brown dies aged 49 
2018
Wayne Huizenga dies at age 80 
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