Died On March 8th

Discover the most famous people who died on March 8. The list includes people like William Howard Taft, Joe DiMaggio, George Martin, Millard Fillmore, Hector Berlioz. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, record producers and inventors and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France and many more countries.
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 1 
William Howard Taft
(27th President of the United States)
William Howard Taft
32
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: September 15, 1857
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: 1930
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 2 
Joe DiMaggio
(One of the Greatest Baseball Players of All Time)
Joe DiMaggio
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 25, 1914
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Martinez, California, United States
Died: 1999
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 3 
Millard Fillmore
(13th President of the United States (1850 - 1853))
Millard Fillmore
13
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 7, 1800
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moravia, New York, United States
Died: 1874
 4 
Jack Churchill
(British Army Officer Who Fought in the World War II)
Jack Churchill
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 16, 1906
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Died: 1996
 5 
Max von Sydow
16
Birthdate: April 10, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lund, Sweden
Died: 2020
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 6 
George Martin
(English Record Producer and Composer Best Known for His Associations with the Rock Band 'The Beatles')
George Martin
16
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 3, 1926
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Highbury, London, England
Died: 2016
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 7 
William Guarnere
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 28, 1923
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2014
 8 
Hector Berlioz
(French Composer and Conductor Known for His Work ‘Symphonie fantastique’, ‘Harold in Italy’ and ‘Roméo et Juliette’)
Hector Berlioz
9
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 11, 1803
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: La Côte-Saint-André, France
Died: 1869
 9 
John Inman
(Actor)
John Inman
2
Birthdate: June 28, 1935
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Preston, England
Died: 2007
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 10 
Harold Lloyd
(Actor, comedian, director, producer, screenwriter, stunt performer)
Harold Lloyd
12
Birthdate: April 20, 1893
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Burchard
Died: 1971
 11 
Robert Pastorelli
3
Birthdate: June 21, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2004
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 12 
Bayezid I
(Sultan of Ottoman Empire)
Bayezid I
5
Birthdate: 1354 AD
Birthplace: Edirne, Turkey
Died: 1403
 13 
Edward Winter
(Actor)
Edward Winter
3
Birthdate: June 3, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ventura, California, United States
Died: 2001
 14 
Ray Nitschke
(American Football player)
Ray Nitschke
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 29, 1936
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Elmwood Park, Illinois, United States
Died: 1998
 15 
Larry Scott
(American Professional Bodybuilder)
Larry Scott
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 12, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Blackfoot, Idaho, United States
Died: 2014
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 16 
Cepillin
(Actor, Singer)
Cepillin
8
Birthdate: February 7, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico
Died: 2021
 17 
José Raúl Capablanca
(Cuban Chess Player)
José Raúl Capablanca
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 19, 1888
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
Died: 1942
 18 
Henry Ward Beecher
(Clergyman, Preacher & Abolitionist)
Henry Ward Beecher
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 24, 1813
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Litchfield, Connecticut, U.S
Died: 1887
 19 
Peggy Cass
(Actress)
Peggy Cass
1
Birthdate: May 21, 1924
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1999
 20 
Sherwood Anderson
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 13, 1876
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ohio, United States
Died: 1941
 21 
George Stevens
(Film Director & Producer)
George Stevens
0
Birthdate: December 18, 1904
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
Died: 1975
 22 
Ferdinand von Zeppelin
(A Pioneer in Development of Rigid Airship and Founder of Aircraft Manufacturing Company ‘Luftschiffbau Zeppelin’)
Ferdinand von Zeppelin
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 8, 1838
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Died: 1917
 23 
William Walton
(Composer)
William Walton
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 29, 1902
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Oldham, England
Died: 1983
 24 
Billy Eckstine
(Musician)
Billy Eckstine
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 8, 1914
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1993
 25 
John of God
(16th Century Portuguese Soldier Turned Saint)
John of God
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 8, 1495
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal
Died: 1550
 26 
Lou Duva
(Boxing trainer, manager and boxing promoter who handled nineteen world champions)
Lou Duva
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 28, 1922
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2017
 27 
Mike Starr
Mike Starr
11
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 4, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Honolulu
Died: 2011
 28 
Jean Patou
(Fashion Designer)
Jean Patou
0
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 19, 1880
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Normandy, France
Died: 1936
 29 
Francesco I Sforza
(Duke of Milan from 1450 to 1466)
Francesco I Sforza
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 23, 1401
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Miniato, Italy
Died: 1466
 30 
Andrew Watson
(One of the First Black People to Play Association Football at the International Level)
Andrew Watson
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 24, 1856
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Demerara, Guyana
Died: 1921
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 31 
Ingo Schwichtenberg
(Drummer)
Ingo Schwichtenberg
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 18, 1965
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: 1995
 32 
Hank Locklin
(Singer-songwriter)
Hank Locklin
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 15, 1918
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: McLellan, Florida, United States
Died: 2009
 33 
John Ericsson
(Inventor)
John Ericsson
1
Birthdate: July 31, 1803
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Långbanshyttan, Värmland, Sweden
Died: 1889
 34 
Ruan Lingyu
(Silent film actress. One of the most prominent Chinese film stars of the 1930s)
Ruan Lingyu
2
Birthdate: April 26, 1910
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Shanghai, China
Died: 1935
 35 
Max Gerson
(Physician)
Max Gerson
1
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: October 18, 1881
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wągrowiec
Died: 1959
 36 
Simin Daneshvar
(Iranian Academic, Novelist, Fiction Writer and Translator)
Simin Daneshvar
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 28, 1921
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fasa, Iran
Died: 2012
 37 
Robert William Thomson
(Inventor of the Fountain Pen and Original Inventor of the Pneumatic Tyre)
Robert William Thomson
0
Birthdate: June 29, 1822
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stonehaven, Scotland
Died: 1873
 38 
James Buchanan Eads
(American Civil Engineer and Inventor Best Known for His 'Triple-Arch Steel Bridge' Over the Mississippi River)
James Buchanan Eads
2
Birthdate: May 23, 1820
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lawrenceburg, Indiana, United States
Died: 1887
 39 
Ninette de Valois
(British Dancer, Choreographer, Teacher, and Director of Classical Ballet)
Ninette de Valois
1
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: June 6, 1898
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Blessington, Ireland
Died: 2001
 40 
Ron McKernan
(Singer, Musician)
Ron McKernan
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 8, 1945
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Bruno, California, United States
Died: 1973
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 41 
Zbigniew Religa
(Surgeon, Physician, University teacher)
Zbigniew Religa
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 16, 1938
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Miedniewice, Masovian Voivodeship
Died: 2009
 42 
Alexander Salkind
(Film Producer)
Alexander Salkind
1
Birthdate: June 2, 1921
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Gdańsk, Poland
Died: 1997
 43 
Queen Noguk
(Queen)
Queen Noguk
0
Birthplace: Yuan dynasty
Died: 1365
 44 
Norm Sherry
(Baseball player)
Norm Sherry
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 16, 1931
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2021
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 45 
Johannes van der Waals
(Theoretical Physicist)
Johannes van der Waals
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 23, 1837
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Leiden, Netherlands
Died: 1923
 46 
Roy Harrod
(English Economist Who Contributed Greatly to the Field of Macroeconomics)
Roy Harrod
1
Birthdate: February 13, 1900
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1978
 47 
Thomas Beecham
(Conductor)
Thomas Beecham
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 29, 1879
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: St Helens, England
Died: 1961
 48 
Claus Ogerman
(Conductor)
Claus Ogerman
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 29, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Raciborz, Poland
Died: 2016
 49 
Max Miedinger
(Swiss Typeface Designer)
Max Miedinger
1
Birthdate: December 24, 1910
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Zürich
Died: 1980
 50 
Krišjānis Barons
(Writer)
Krišjānis Barons
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 31, 1835
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Jaunpils parish, Latvia
Died: 1923