Died On March 21st

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Discover the most famous people who died on March 21. The list includes people like Chinua Achebe, Chuck Barris, Thomas Cranmer, Ernie Wise, John List. Famous personalities featured on this list, include economists, actors, novelists and spiritual & religious leaders and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Italy and many more countries.
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 1 
Chinua Achebe
(Nigerian novelist)
Chinua Achebe
15
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 16, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ogidi, Nigeria Protectorate
Died: 2013
 2 
Chuck Barris
(Game Show Host)
Chuck Barris
4
Birthdate: June 3, 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: 2017
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 3 
Dean Paul Martin
(Son of American Entertainer Dean Martin)
Dean Paul Martin
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 17, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Died: 1987
 4 
James Rebhorn
5
Birthdate: September 1, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 2014
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 5 
Robert Preston
(Former Actor best known for his role as Professor Harold Hill in The Music Man on the Broadway stage in 1957)
Robert Preston
0
Birthdate: June 8, 1918
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Newton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1987
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 6 
Leo Fender
(Inventor)
Leo Fender
2
Birthdate: August 10, 1909
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Anaheim, California, United States
Died: 1991
 7 
John List
(American Mass Murderer)
John List
14
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: September 17, 1925
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bay City, Michigan, United States
Died: 2008
 8 
Lili Damita
(Actress)
Lili Damita
0
Birthdate: July 10, 1904
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Blaye, France
Died: 1994
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 9 
Frederick Winslow Taylor
(American Mechanical Engineer Known for His Methods to Improve Industrial Efficiency)
Frederick Winslow Taylor
2
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: March 20, 1856
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1915
 10 
Michael Redgrave
1
Birthdate: March 20, 1908
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bristol, England
Died: 1985
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 11 
Dack Rambo
(Actor)
Dack Rambo
2
Birthdate: November 13, 1941
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Earlimart, California, United States
Died: 1994
 12 
Candy Darling
(Actress)
Candy Darling
4
Birthdate: November 24, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Long Island, New York, USA
Died: 1974
 13 
Ernie Wise
(Comedian, Actor, Screenwriter)
Ernie Wise
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 27, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bramley, Leeds
Died: 1999
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 14 
Galina Ulanova
(One of the Greatest Ballerinas of the 20th Century)
Galina Ulanova
4
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: January 8, 1910
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1998
 15 
Colin Dexter
(Writer)
Colin Dexter
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 29, 1930
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stamford, England
Died: 2017
 16 
Martin McGuinness
(3rd Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland (2007 - 2017))
Martin McGuinness
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 23, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Derry, Northern Ireland
Died: 2017
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 17 
Benedict of Nursia
(Italian Christian Monk, Writer, Theologian and Founder of Western Christian Monasticism)
Benedict of Nursia
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 3, 0480
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Norcia, Italy
Died: 0547
 18 
Chuck Bednarik
(Football player)
Chuck Bednarik
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 1, 1925
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2015
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 19 
Angelo Bruno
(Sicilian-American Gangster Who was the Boss of the Philadelphia Crime Family)
Angelo Bruno
9
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: May 21, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Villalba, Sicily, Italy
Died: 1980
 20 
Jerry Krause
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 6, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2017
 21 
Pinetop Perkins
(Jazz Pianist)
Pinetop Perkins
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 7, 1913
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Belzoni, Mississippi, United States
Died: 2011
 22 
Robert Southey
(Former poet of the Romantic school, and Poet laureate from 1813 until his death)
Robert Southey
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 12, 1774
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1843
 23 
William Blount
(Politician)
William Blount
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 26, 1749
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Windsor, North Carolina, United States
Died: 1800
 24 
Mary Ainsworth
(American-Canadian Developmental Psychologist Known for Her Work in the Development of the Attachment Theory)
Mary Ainsworth
2
Birthdate: December 1, 1913
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Glendale, Ohio, United States
Died: 1999
 25 
John Law
(economist, banker, statistician)
John Law
3
Birthdate: April 21, 1671
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Edinburgh
Died: 1729
 26 
Jackie Trent
(Singer-Songwriter)
Jackie Trent
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 6, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Newcastle-under-Lyme, England
Died: 2015
 27 
Aella of Northumbria
(Anglo-Saxon King)
Aella of Northumbria
0
Birthplace: United Kingdom
Died: 0867
 28 
Connie Kreski
(Actress, Model)
Connie Kreski
0
Birthdate: September 19, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wyandotte, Michigan, United States
Died: 1995
 29 
Joe Fulks
(Basketball Player)
Joe Fulks
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 26, 1921
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Birmingham, Kentucky, United States
Died: 1976
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 30 
Thomas Cranmer
(First Protestant Archbishop of Canterbury)
Thomas Cranmer
5
Birthdate: July 2, 1489
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Aslockton
Died: 1556
 31 
Makonnen Wolde Mikael
(Shum of Harar (1887 - 1906) and a Noted General during the First Italo-Ethiopian War)
Makonnen Wolde Mikael
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 8, 1852
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sheno, Shewa, Ethiopia
Died: 1906
 32 
Alexander Glazunov
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 10, 1865
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1936
 33 
Joe Medwick
(Baseball player)
Joe Medwick
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 24, 1911
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Carteret, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1975
 34 
C.M. Kornbluth
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 2, 1923
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 1958
 35 
Alberta Watson
0
Birthdate: March 6, 1955
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: 2015
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 36 
Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 12, 1911
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bray, Ireland
Died: 1978
 37 
Chung Ju Yung
(Businessman)
Chung Ju Yung
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 25, 1915
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tongchon, Kogendo, Japanese Korea
Died: 2001
Alfred I, Prince of Windisch-Grätz
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 11, 1787
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: 1862
 39 
Nicholas of Flüe
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1417 AD
Birthplace: Unterwalden, Switzerland
Died: 1487
 40 
Guadalupe Victoria
(Politician, Military personnel, Lawyer)
Guadalupe Victoria
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 29, 1786
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tamazula
Died: 1846
 41 
Macdonald Carey
0
Birthdate: March 15, 1913
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sioux City, Iowa, United States
Died: 1994
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 42 
Mona Maris
(Former Actress whose film career began with the 1925 silent movie The Apache)
Mona Maris
0
Birthdate: November 7, 1903
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: 1991
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 43 
Karl Koller
(Ophthalmologist)
Karl Koller
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: December 3, 1857
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bohemia, Czech Republic
Died: 1944
 44 
Bobby Short
(Singer)
Bobby Short
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 15, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Danville, Illinois, United States
Died: 2005
 45 
Franz Schreker
(Composer)
Franz Schreker
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 23, 1878
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Monaco
Died: 1934
 46 
Pietro Mennea
(Athlete)
Pietro Mennea
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 28, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Barletta, Italy
Died: 2013
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 47 
Toni Wolff
(Psychologist)
Toni Wolff
0
Birthdate: September 18, 1888
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Zürich
Died: 1953
 48 
Wolfgang Wagner
(Director)
Wolfgang Wagner
0
Birthdate: August 30, 1919
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bayreuth, Germany
Died: 2010
 49 
Patrick Steptoe
(Obstetrician and Gynaecologist)
Patrick Steptoe
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: June 9, 1913
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Oxford, England
Died: 1988
 50 
Tonino Guerra
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 16, 1920
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Santarcangelo di Romagna, Italy
Died: 2012