Died On March 28th

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Discover the most famous people who died on March 28. The list includes people like Dwight D. Eisenhower, Virginia Woolf, Marc Chagall, Jim Thorpe, Modest Mussorgsky. Famous personalities featured on this list, include military leaders, political leaders, composers and novelists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, France, Russia & United Kingdom and many more countries.
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 1 
Dwight D. Eisenhower
(34th President of the United States (1953–1961))
Dwight D. Eisenhower
76
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 14, 1890
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Denison, Texas, United States
Died: 1969
 2 
Virginia Woolf
(One of the Most Important Modernist 20th-Century Authors)
Virginia Woolf
63
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 25, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kensington, London, England
Died: 1941
 3 
Jim Thorpe
(Athlete)
Jim Thorpe
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 28, 1887
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lincoln County, Oklahoma, United States
Died: 1953
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 4 
Sergei Rachmaninoff
(Russian Composer Who Was Considered One of the Finest Pianists of His Era)
Sergei Rachmaninoff
9
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 1, 1873
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Starorussky Uyezd
Died: 1943
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 5 
Ivan the Terrible
(Former Tsar of Russia (1547 - 1575))
Ivan the Terrible
22
Birthdate: August 25, 1530
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kolomenskoye, Moscow, Russia
Died: 1584
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 6 
Peter Ustinov
(British Actor Known for Playing 'Inspector Hercule Poirot' in 'Agatha Christie' Mystery Films)
Peter Ustinov
1
Birthdate: April 16, 1921
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Swiss Cottage, London, England
Died: 2004
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 7 
Maria von Trapp
(Stepmother and Matriarch of the 'Trapp Family Singers')
Maria von Trapp
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 26, 1905
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1987
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 8 
Richard Griffiths
(Film and Stage Actor Known for His Stage Play ‘The History Boys’)
Richard Griffiths
3
Birthdate: July 31, 1947
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Thornaby, United Kingdom
Died: 2013
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 9 
Marc Chagall
(Jewish-French Artist Who was a Pioneer of Modernism)
Marc Chagall
8
Birthdate: July 6, 1887
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lizona, Belarus
Died: 1985
 10 
Hugh O'Connor
2
Birthdate: April 7, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 1995
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 11 
Pertinax
(Military Leader)
Pertinax
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 1, 0126
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Alba Pompeia, Italy
Died: 0193
 12 
Modest Mussorgsky
(Russian Composer Who was an Innovator of Russian Music in the Romantic Period)
Modest Mussorgsky
7
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 21, 1839
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Karevo, Russia
Died: 1881
 13 
Earl Scruggs
(Composer, Banjoist)
Earl Scruggs
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 6, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: North Carolina
Died: 2012
 14 
Patrick Troughton
(Best Known for His Role in the TV Series ‘Doctor Who’)
Patrick Troughton
3
Birthdate: March 25, 1920
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mill Hill, London, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1987
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 15 
Christine Kaufmann
(First German Actress to Win the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year)
Christine Kaufmann
1
Birthdate: January 11, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lengdorf, Styria, Austria
Died: 2017
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 16 
Maurice Jarre
(Composer)
Maurice Jarre
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 13, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: 5th arrondissement of Lyon, Lyon, France
Died: 2009
 17 
Caspar Weinberger
(Politician)
Caspar Weinberger
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 18, 1917
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: 2006
 18 
Guru Angad
(Sikh Guru)
Guru Angad
3
Birthdate: March 31, 1504
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sri Muktsar Sahib, India
Died: 1552
 19 
Dick Haymes
(Former Actor, singer who was one of the most popular male vocalists of the 1940s and early 1950s)
Dick Haymes
0
Birthdate: September 13, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: 1980
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 20 
June Havoc
(Actress)
June Havoc
1
Birthdate: November 8, 1912
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
Died: 2010
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 21 
W. C. Handy
(Composer)
W. C. Handy
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 16, 1873
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Florence, Alabama, United States
Died: 1958
 22 
Eugène Ionesco
(Romanian-French Playwright and Leading Figure of the 'French Avant-Garde Theatre')
Eugène Ionesco
2
Birthdate: November 26, 1909
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Slatina, Romania Slatina, Romania
Died: 1994
 23 
Stephen Leacock
(Canadian writer)
Stephen Leacock
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 30, 1869
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Swanmore, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Died: 1944
 24 
Ahmed Kathrada
(Politician, Activism)
Ahmed Kathrada
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 21, 1929
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Schweizer-Reneke
Died: 2017
 25 
George H. Thomas
(Army Officer)
George H. Thomas
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 31, 1816
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Newsoms, Virginia, United States
Died: 1870
 26 
Robert-François Damiens
(French Criminal Whose Failed Attempt to Assassinate King Louis XV Resulted in His Public Execution)
Robert-François Damiens
2
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 9, 1715
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: La Thieuloye, Artois, France
Died: 1757
Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 7, 1853
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Buckingham Palace, United Kingdom
Died: 1884
 28 
Anthony Powell
(Writer, Novelist, Diarist, Literary critic)
Anthony Powell
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 21, 1905
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London
Died: 2000
 29 
Jack Butler Yeats
0
Birthdate: August 29, 1871
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1957
 30 
Harry Crews
(Author)
Harry Crews
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 7, 1935
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Georgia, United States
Died: 2012
 31 
Gene Saks
(Film director)
Gene Saks
1
Birthdate: November 8, 1921
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, U.S.
Died: 2015
 32 
Albert Pinkham Ryder
0
Birthdate: March 19, 1847
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1917
 33 
Dorothy Fields
(Librettist)
Dorothy Fields
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 15, 1904
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Allenhurst, New Jersey, United States
Died: 1974
 34 
Herb Ellis
(Jazz guitarist)
Herb Ellis
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 4, 1921
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Texas, United States
Died: 2010
Valdemar II of Denmark
0
Birthdate: May 9, 1170
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ribe, Denmark
Died: 1241
 36 
Émile Baudot
(Engineer)
Émile Baudot
0
Birthdate: September 11, 1845
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Magneux, France
Died: 1903
 37 
Jeremiah Denton
(Politician)
Jeremiah Denton
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 15, 1924
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, USA
Died: 2014
 38 
Chuck Klein
(Baseball player)
Chuck Klein
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 7, 1904
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: 1958
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 39 
Miguel Hernández
(Spanish Poet and Playwright)
Miguel Hernández
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 30, 1910
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Orihuela, Spain
Died: 1942
 40 
William Thompson
(Philosopher)
William Thompson
1
Birthdate: June 30, 1775
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
Died: 1833
 41 
Ban Johnson
(Baseball player)
Ban Johnson
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 5, 1864
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Norwalk, Ohio, United States
Died: 1931
 42 
Janet Jagan
(Politician)
Janet Jagan
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 20, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2009
 43 
William B. Helmreich
(Swiss-born American Professor of Sociology Best Known for Walking Every Block of New York City)
William B. Helmreich
0
Birthdate: August 25, 1945
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Zurich, Switzerland
Died: 2020
 44 
David Josiah Brewer
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: June 20, 1837
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: İzmir, Turkey
Died: 1910
 45 
Piet Joubert
(General)
Piet Joubert
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 20, 1831
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oudtshoorn, South Africa
Died: 1900
 46 
Grim Sleeper
(Criminal)
Grim Sleeper
23
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: August 30, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 2020
 47 
Pro Hart
(Artist)
Pro Hart
0
Birthdate: May 30, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Broken Hill, Australia
Died: 2006
 48 
Jerry Brudos
(American Serial Killer and Necrophile)
Jerry Brudos
20
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 31, 1939
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Webster, South Dakota, United States
Died: 2006
 49 
Lorenzo Semple Jr.
(Screenwriter)
Lorenzo Semple Jr.
0
Birthdate: March 27, 1923
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New Rochelle, New York, United States
Died: 2014
 50 
Tony Scott
(Musician)
Tony Scott
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 17, 1921
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Morristown, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2007