Famous Deaths for 6th March 2019

1616 – Francis Beaumont, Elizabethan playwright, dies (birth date unknown)
1758 – Henry Vane, 1st Earl of Darlington, English politician (b. 1705)
1836 – James Butler Bonham, American lawyer from South Carolina and soldier (b. 1807)
1935 – Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr, US 59th Supreme Court justice (1902-32), dies of pneumonia at 93
1941 – John Gutzon Borglum, American sculptor (Mount Rushmore), dies at 73
1984 РMartin Niem̦ller, German submarine capt/anti-nazi minister, dies at 92
2001 – Kim Walker, American actress (b. 1968)
2006 – Dana Reeve, American actress, wife of Christopher Reeve and activist (Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation), dies of lung cancer at 44
2010 – Ole Schmidt, Danish composer and conductor, dies at 81
2018 – Lucie Brock-Broido, American poet and academic (Noctuary), dies at 61

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