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1891Georges Seurat, French painter (Pointillism), dies at 31

2014Hobart "Hobie" Alter, surf and sailing entrepreneur and pioneer who created the Hobie Cat, dies of cancer at 80

March 29th Deaths
Date Event
1058
Stephen IX, [Frederik van Lotharingen], 1st Belgium Pope (1057-58), dies 
1368
Emperor Go-Murakami, Emperor of Japan (b. 1328) 
1461
Henry Percy, 3rd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (b. 1421) 
1546
Cardinal Beaton, English archbishop of St Andrews, murdered 
1578
Arthur Champernowne, English admiral (b. 1524) 
1578
Louis I, Cardinal of Guise, French cardinal (b. 1527) 
1625
Antonio de Herrera y Tordesillas, Spanish historian (b. 1549) 
1628
Tobias Matthew, Archbishop of York (b. 1546) 
1629
Jacob de Gheyn II, Dutch artist (b. 1565) 
1650
Cornelis Galle I, Flemish engraver, dies at about 73 
1655
Valerius Andreas, Flemish historian, dies at 66 
1683
Yaoya Oshichi, a young girl burned at the stake for arson in 17th Century Japan (b. 1667) 
1697
Nikolaus Bruhns, composer, dies 
1745
Robert Walpole, 1st British premier (1722-42), dies at 68 
1751
Thomas Coram, English sea captain and philanthropist 
1772
Emanuel Swedenborg, Swedish philosopher and mathematician (b. 1688) 
1788
Charles Wesley, hymn writer, dies 
1792
Gustav III, King of Sweden (1771-92), dies of wounds 
1794
Marie-J-A-N C Condorcet, mathematician (Theory of Comets), dies at 50 
1800
Marc René, marquis de Montalembert, French military engineer and writer (b. 1714) 
1802
Frederic Thieme, composer, dies at 51 
1803
Gottfried van Swieten, Dutch composer (b. 1733) 
1837
Maria Fitzherbert, morganatic wife of King George IV, dies 
1839
Bernardus JC Dibbets, Dutch baron/gen-major (Maastricht), dies at 56 
1847
Auguste De Polignac, premier France, dies at 66 
1848
John Jacob Astor, charted American Fur Company, dies at 84 
1855
Henri Druey, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1799) 
1866
Menachem Mendel of Lubavitch, Rabbi/Chassidic leader, dies 
1873
Francesco Zantedeschi, Italian physicist (b. 1797) 
1880
Jakob Axel Josephson, composer, dies at 62 
1886
John Keble, theologian, Bournemouth 
1888
Charles-Henri Valentin Alkan, composer, dies at 74 
1891
Georges Seurat, French painter (Pointillism), dies at 31 
1891
Georges Seurat, Sunday in the Park with George 
1892
William Bowman, English anatomist, dies at 75 
1906
Slava Raskaj, Croatian painter (b. 1878) 
1911
Felix Alexandre Guilmant, composer, dies at 74 
1912
Robert Falcon Scott, British pole explorer, dies in Antarctica at 43 
1912
Robert Falcon Scott, The Great White Silence 
1915
W.W. Denslow, Oz: The American Fairyland 
1917
Fran Gerbic, composer, dies at 76 
1924
Charles Villiers Stanford, Irish composer/writer, dies at 71 
1924
Charles Villiers Stanford, The Royal Wedding 
1927
LeRoy Armstrong, The Ridin' Kid from Powder River 
1928
Keble Howard, The Fast Lady 
1930
Anton Bettelheim, writer, dies 
1932
Norman McKinnel, When Boys Leave Home 
1933
Alexander Schmuller, Russian/Dutch violinist/conductor, dies at 52 
1934
Otto Hermann Kahn, German millionaire and benefactor (b. 1867) 
1934
Otto Kahn, Que Viva Mexico 
1934
Florence Murth, Thundering Hoofs 
1937
Karol Szymanowski, Polish/Ukraine composer (Stabat Mater), dies at 54 
1937
Karol Szymanowski, Le roi Roger 
1939
David P. Howells, The Son of Tarzan 
1939
Frank McGlynn Jr., Lawless Range 
1940
Alexander Obolensky, Russian prince and famed Rugby Union footballer who played for England.(b. 1916) 
1940
Charles McComas, The Chicken Chasers 
1940
Felix Modjeska, The Motor Boat Bandits 
1942
Charles Edler, A Kentucky Romance 
1943
Christiaan Laurentius, Helleveeg 
1943
Frank Gillmore, The Lifted Veil 
1944
Roger Bushell,  
1945
Karl T Sapper, German geographer/geologist (Vulkankunde), dies at 79 
1945
George Rosener, The Doorway to Hell 
1945
Ferenc Csík, Olympia Part Two: Festival of Beauty 
1948
Olev Siinmaa, Estonian architect (b. 1881) 
1948
Wilfred Noy, The Midnight Girl 
1948
Milton Brown, The Enemy 
1948
Milton Brown, Carmen 
1948
Odette Talazac, The Rules of the Game 
1949
Jean Mamy, Forces occultes 
1951
Tex Cooper, Trouble in Texas 
1952
Paul Guerin, The Road to Hollywood 
1953
Arthur Fields, Before I Disappear 
1954
Rudolf Ahlers, Peter spielt mit dem Feuer 
1955
Everard Verachtert, Flemish linguist (I Can Speak Nicely), dies at 81 
1955
Nina Campana, The Petrified Forest 
1956
Infante Alfonso of Spain (b. 1941) 
1956
Michal Melina, Robinson warszawski 
1957
Joyce A L Cary, English writer (Horse's Mouth), dies at 68 
1957
Charles R. Rogers, My Man Godfrey 
1957
Joyce Cary, The Horse's Mouth 
1957
Laura Bowman, Son of Ingagi 
1958
W.C. Handy, The Aviator 
1958
Werner von der Schulenburg, ...und die Liebe lacht dazu 
1959
Barthelemy Boganda, Central African Republic's 1st president, dies 
1959
Sara Wennerberg-Reuter, composer, dies at 84 
1959
Ralph Bennett, Stranger in the Desert 
1959
Scotty Bates, Varsity Show 
1959
Ivan Pelttser, Bolshaya zhizn 
1960
Vsevolod Aksyonov, Russkiy vopros 
1961
Richard Fantl, Undersea Kingdom 
1962
Violet Gould, Her Best Foot Forward 
1962
Otto Miller, World Series Games 1916, Boston vs. Brooklyn 
1963
Pola Gojawiczynska, Polish author (Stolica), dies at 64 
1964
Ted Collins, pianist (Kate Smith Evening Hour), dies at 63 
1966
Harry Daugherty, trombonist (Spike Jones & City Slickers), dies at 50 
1967
Thomas T. Moulton, Gone with the Wind 
1970
Anna Louise Strong, American communist journalist (b. 1885) 
1971
Dhirendranath Datta, Bangladeshi politician (b. 1886) 
1972
J Arthur Rank, 1st Baron Rank, industrialist/film magnate 
1974
Seton I Miller, writer, dies at 71 
1974
Joe Stecher, Stecher-Caddock Wrestling Match 
1978
Jayasinghrao Mansinghrao Ghorpade, cricketer (8 Tests for India), dies 
1978
Danny Meehan, Blast of Silence 
1979
Melville Cooper, TV panelist (I Got a Secret), dies at 82 
1979
Greta Blom, How to Love 
1979
Ray Ventura, We Will All Go to Monte Carlo 
1980
Annunzio Mantovani, Italian orchestra leader (Mantovani), dies at 74 
1980
Mantovani, The Green Mile 
1981
Eric Williams, Prime Minister (Trinidad & Tobago), dies at 79 
1981
Gerd Biewer, Nachtasyl 
1982
Carl Orff, German composer (Mouth, Antigonae), dies at 86 
1982
Rudy Bond, actor (Streetcar Named Desire), dies of heart attack at 68 
1982
Walter Hallstein, W German politician (CDU, H-doctrine), dies at 80 
1982
Nathan Twining, USAF general (b. 1897) 
1982
George Aldwin, Reunion in France 
1982
Fatty George, Tea for Three 
1982
Walter Hallstein, Walter Hallstein 
1982
Marlene Willis, Attack of the Puppet People 
1982
Nathan Twining, UFO's Are Real 
1982
Carl Orff, Natural Born Killers 
1982
Maynard Laswell, Maids-a-Courting 
1982
Ray Bloch, The Honeymooners 
1982
Rudy Bond, The Godfather 
1983
Mileva Bosnjakovic, Karadjordje 
1983
Alfred Andriola, Betty White vs. Arlene Francis 
1983
Richard O'Brien, The Andromeda Strain 
1985
Luther Terry, Surgeon General of the United States (b. 1911) 
1985
Jeanine Deckers, Belgian nun, The Singing Nun (b. 1933) 
1985
Alan Passaro, Gimme Shelter 
1985
Pat Zurica, Patton 
1985
Soeur Sourire, Mermaids 
1985
Josef Strecha, Intimate Lighting 
1986
Harry Ritz, actor (3 Musketeers, On the Avenue), dies at 79 
1986
Harry Ritz, Silent Movie 
1986
Jack Martell, In Cold Blood 
1987
Grigory Mikhaylov, Girl No. 217 
1987
Carole Costello, Episode #3.32 
1987
Mario Formenton, La fatica di leggere 
1987
Esko Kivikoski, Episode #2.1 
1988
Ted Kluszewski, American baseball player (b. 1924) 
1988
Charles Harrell, Silver Service 
1988
Maurice Blackburn, J.A. Martin photographe 
1988
Matti Hälli, Oi, aika vanha, kultainen...! 
1988
Dom de Beern, No Shooting Time for Foxes 
1988
Jacques Santi, Angelique and the Sultan 
1988
William L. Kuehl, Mister Roberts 
1988
Ted Kluszewski, Episode dated 24 June 1956 
1988
Sheila Manahan, Seven Days to Noon 
1989
Bernard Blier, actor (Les Miserables, Women & War), dies at 73 
1989
Elek Hidvégi, Boldogtalan kalap 
1989
Leendert Walig, Moord in extase 
1989
Madeleine Ozeray, The Old Gun 
1989
Bernard Blier, The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe 
1989
Wolfgang Baecker, Heißer Sand 
1990
Germaine Montenesdro, 2nd victim of NYC's Zodiac killer, shot dead 
1990
Herbert R. Steinmann, Dawn of the Dead 
1990
Walt Jenevein, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas 
1990
Veikko Itkonen, Vaarallista vapautta 
1990
Alain Oulman, Fado Camané 
1990
Ralph Brewster, Where's Charley? 
1990
Phil Masi, Game 6 
1991
Lee Atwater, political strategists (R), dies of brain tumor at 40 
1991
Matt Bennett, actor (Hickey & Boggs), dies of brain tumor at 52 
1991
Lillian Day, The Youngest Profession 
1991
Lee Atwater, James Brown: The Man, the Music, & the Message 
1991
Matt Bennett, The Boston Strangler 
1991
Mikaela, Queen of the Tabarin Club 
1991
Pieter Bergema, Instant Justice 
1992
Earl Spencer, father of Lady Diana, dies at 68 
1992
Paul [G J von] Henreid, Austrian actor (Laszlo-Casablanca), dies at 84 
1992
Hollis Morrison, Nightmare in Wax 
1992
Nick DeGenner, Ali Baba Goes to Town 
1992
Archie Marshek, Road to Bali 
1992
Frank Allocca, Together 
1992
Paul Henreid, Casablanca 
1992
Eberhard Wächter, Die Fledermaus 
1992
William L. Hendricks, The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Hour 
1993
Italo Tajo, Tosca 
1993
Jessé, Nudes: A Sketchbook 
1993
Ben Krasnow, The Red, White, and Black 
1993
Edward Chalmers Jr., Night School 
1993
Wandra Ramsey, The Navy vs. the Night Monsters 
1993
Stefan Uher, She Kept Asking for the Moon 
1993
Vitaliy Leonov, Belyy Bim Chernoe ukho 
1994
Bill Travers, actor (Trio, Gorgo, Born Free), dies at 72 
1994
Paul Grimault, animator, dies at 89 
1994
William Natcher, (Rep-D-Ky), dies at 84 
1994
Eugène Ionesco, I'm Going Home 
1994
Claude Melki, The Acrobat 
1994
Paul Grimault, The King and the Mockingbird 
1994
Miki Iveria, The Omen 
1994
John Dee, Adventures in Babysitting 
1994
Bill Travers, Born Free 
1994
Gretchen Darling, Mississippi Rhythm 
1995
Carl E Jefferson, record company owner, dies at 74 
1995
Eddie Williams Wiggins, alto saxophone/comedian, dies at 78 
1995
James Eric Storrar, fighter Pilot, dies at 74 
1995
John Elliott Terry, film financier, dies at 82 
1995
Baltimora, British singer (b. 1957) 
1995
Mort Meskin, Adventures Into Digital Comics 
1995
Baltimora, Beverly Hills Ninja 
1995
John Terry, The 22 Year Itch 
1995
Katherine Squire, When Harry Met Sally... 
1995
Antony Hamilton, Howling IV: The Original Nightmare 
1996
Maggie Donnelly, bag lady, dies at 46 
1996
Bill Goldsworthy, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1944) 
1996
Bill Goldsworthy, 1972 NHL All-Star Game 
1996
Melissa Byers, Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills 
1997
Eddie Ryder, actor (Slick Jones-General Hospital), dies at 74 
1997
Ellen Clara Pollock, actress (Wicked Lady, Fake), dies at 94 
1997
Eddie Ryder, General Hospital 
1997
Ellen Pollock, Computer Killers 
1997
Shukry Sarhan, Chased by the Dogs 
1997
Hans Quest, Wenn der Vater mit dem Sohne 
1997
Eddie Hanley, Open the Door, Witchcraft 
1997
Jacques Lalande, Sweet Hours 
1998
Eugene Walter, 8½ 
1998
R.M. Braggins, Mr. Moto's Last Warning 
1998
Franco Mariano, Tic Tac 
1998
Paulo Ubiratan, Por Amor 
1998
Giuliano Biagetti, Sì, ma vogliamo un maschio 
1998
Kacey Cisyk, You Light Up My Life 
1999
Joe Williams, American singer, dies of natural causes at 80 
1999
Brock Speer, When All God's Singers Get Home 
1999
Mae E. Johnson, Keep Punching 
1999
Joe Williams, Iron Man 3 
1999
Arnold Agababov, Where Have You Been, Man of God? 
1999
Leonard Mountain Chief, The Patriot 
1999
Andy White, Octopus, Octopus 
2000
Penny Gumeny, Soapdish 
2000
Shirley Palmer, Somewhere in Sonora 
2000
Paul Storm, Vadertje Langbeen 
2000
Anna Sokolow, Un beso en la noche 
2000
Gregory Shuker, The Chair 
2001
Helge Ingstad, Norwegian explorer (b. 1899) 
2001
John Lewis, American jazz pianist (b. 1920) 
2001
Helge Ingstad, Mot ukjent land - Helge Ingstad, den siste av de store 
2001
Teodor Bunimovich, The Mystery of the Third Planet 
2001
Gordon Hahn, Episode #5.20 
2001
Ori Greenberg, Havoc 
2001
John Lewis, Odds Against Tomorrow 
2002
Rico Yan, Philippine Young Movie & TV Actor (b. 1975) 
2002
Rachel Levy and Ayat al-Akhras, Israeli and Palestinian children 
2002
Latif Kapadia, The Criminal 
2002
John Cameron, The Beggar's Opera 
2002
Rico Yan, Got 2 Believe 
2002
Henning Bahs, In the Middle of the Night 
2002
Erman Sener, Bir yudum insan-Ayhan Isik 
2003
Carlo Urbani, Italian physician (SARS) (b. 1956) 
2003
Richard Schuyler, Policewomen 
2003
Rudolph Borchert, The Body at the Bottom 
2003
Harry Ellis Dickson, Evening at Pops 
2003
Wolf Schwarz, Bekenntnisse eines möblierten Herrn 
2003
Tom Quinn, Shoulda Coulda Woulda 
2004
Dean Worswick, Episode #1.4890 
2004
Charles Grenzbach, The Godfather 
2004
Simone Renant, Quai des Orfèvres 
2004
Hubert Gregg, In Which We Serve 
2005
Johnnie Cochran, American lawyer (b. 1937) 
2005
Mitch Hedberg, American comedian (b. 1968) 
2005
Miltos Sahtouris, Greek poet (b. 1919) 
2005
Clive McLean, Alice 
2005
Mitch Hedberg, Almost Famous 
2005
Miltos Sachtouris, Deep Mine 
2005
Barbara Schaaf, Deadly Matrimony 
2005
Michel Grisolia, I Don't Kiss 
2005
William F. Calvert, Elmer Gantry 
2005
Johnnie L. Cochran Jr., Bamboozled 
2006
Salvador Elizondo, Mexican writer (b. 1932) 
2006
Henry Farrell, Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte 
2006
Don Alias, The Miles Davis Story 
2006
Carol Monpere, Pink Lightning 
2006
Gloria Monty, General Hospital 
2006
Gretchen Rau, The Last Samurai 
2006
Zoran Becic, Viza za buducnost: Novogodisnji special 
2006
Bob Veith, 1965 Indianapolis 500 
2007
Calvin Lockhart, Bahamian actor (b. 1934) 
2007
Manfred Züfle, Shepherds' Journey Into the Third Millenium 
2007
Mimi Lerner, Die Zauberflöte 
2007
Calvin Lockhart, Wild at Heart 
2007
Gene McKay, Modern Love 
2007
Howard Goorney, Fiddler on the Roof 
2007
Estela Chacón, Los ricos también lloran 
2007
Leslie Waller, Dog Day Afternoon 
2008
Allan Ganley, All Night Long 
2008
Shannon Fenady, When Animals Attack 4 
2008
Angus Fairhurst, Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon 
2009
Maurice Jarre, French composer (b.1924) 
2009
Vladimir Fedotov, Soviet football striker and manager (b.1943) 
2009
Andy Hallett, American actor and singer (b.1975) 
2009
Helen Levitt, The Quiet One 
2009
Kenneth Harp, Fear and Desire 
2009
Kliment Denchev, Maelstrom 
2009
Iris Junik, Das Ende eines Sommers 
2009
Roman Harte, Sophie's Choice 
2009
Sandra Jatahy Pesavento, Architects of Thought 
2009
Irvin 'Zabo' Koszewski, Nice Dreams 
2009
Lou Saban, O.J. Simpson: Juice on the Loose 
2009
Maurice Jarre, Lawrence of Arabia 
2009
Monte Hale, Giant 
2009
Miroslav Moravec, There Once Was a Cop 
2009
Andy Hallett, Not Fade Away 
2010
Jacques Dacqmine, The Ninth Gate 
2010
Robert Crawley Sr., Flying Misfits 
2010
János Kass, Heavy Metal 
2010
Dennis Chaldecott, David Copperfield 
2010
Richard Yarrow, The Clouded Yellow 
2010
Armando Nogueira, Pele Forever 
2010
Jane Webb, Fantastic Voyage 
2010
Sam Menning, The Prestige 
2010
Vyacheslav Molokov, Zivot a neobycejna dobrodruzstvi vojaka Ivana Conkina 
2011
Ângelo de Sousa, Portuguese painter and sculptor (b. 1938) 
2011
Bob Benny, Wedstrijd voor het beste lied 
2011
Alan Tang, Flaming Brothers 
2011
Judy Cannon, A Comedy Tale of Fanny Hill 
2011
Kimmer Ringwald, Just You, Just Me 
2011
Robert Tear, Death in Venice 
2011
Iakovos Kabanellis, Stella 
2012
Bill Jenkins, American Hall of Fame drag racer and engineer, dies at 81 
2012
Jim McCrary, Grand Theft Parsons 
2012
Olimpia Cavalli, The Leopard 
2012
Daya Smirnova, Ivan Brovkin na tseline 
2012
Karen Wegener, Pelle the Conqueror 
2012
Luke Askew, Cool Hand Luke 
2012
Ray Narleski, 1958 MLB All-Star Game 
2012
Danny Rees, The Football Factory 
2012
T.J. Meyers, Passion 
2012
William Sampson, Confessions of an Innocent Man 
2013
Brian Huggins, A Shit River Runs Through It 
2013
Reid Flair, Starrcade 
2013
Reid Fliehr, Nature Boy Ric Flair: The Definitive Collection 
2013
Salah Teskouk, Paris, je t'aime 
2013
Ricky Long, Killer Shorts 
2013
Andrzej Lipski, The Mole 
2013
Robert Lentz, Sprucin' Up 
2013
Tomás Picó, The Case of the Scorpion's Tail 
2013
Jim Mees, All Good Things... 
2013
Norman R. Palmer, The Living Desert 
2013
Bruce Podewell, Mr. B Natural 
2013
Enzo Jannacci, L'udienza 
2013
Ralph Klein, WWF in Your House 16: Canadian Stampede 
2014
Hobart "Hobie" Alter, surf and sailing entrepreneur and pioneer who created the Hobie Cat, dies of cancer at 80 
2014
Hobie Alter, America's Newest Sport 
2014
Dane Witherspoon, Episode #1.2 
2014
Oldrich Skácha, Leaving 
2014
Birgitta Valberg, The Virgin Spring 
2014
Nanni Tamma, A Chinese in a Coma 
2014
Anna Turner, Empire of the Sun 
2014
Marc Platt, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers 
2014
Patty Thomas, Smooth Sailing 
2015
Helle Stangerup, Ulvetid 
2015
Romany Bain, Men, Women and Clothes 
2015
Cynthia Kelly, Bring Back the Magic 
2015
Ayla Arslancan, Don't Let Them Shoot the Kite 
2015
Matilde Conesa, David the Gnome 
2015
James LaRue, Fireball Jungle 
2015
Vasiliy Delyavskiy, Tallinskiy exspress 
2015
Gizela Vukovic, Radopolje 
2015
Peter Tarsey, Out in India: A Family's Journey 
2015
Robert L. Hite, History Undercover: One Hour Over Tokyo 
2015
Gediminas Pranckunas, Pervyy reys 
2016
Marxist blogger and author Max Edwards dies of cancer aged 16 
2017
Darlene Cates, the mother in What's Eating Gilbert Grape, dies aged 69 
2018
'Roger Ramjet' Creator Fred Crippen Dies Age 90 
2018
Former Raiders QB, announcer David Humm dies at age 65 
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