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March 8th

177 Notable deaths

William Howard Taft

President of the united states from 1909 to 1913.

Born September 15th, 1857 in Cincinnati. [ref]

Died March 8th, 1930 at 72 years old in Washington, D.C. (heart failure). [ref]

Joe DiMaggio

American baseball player, member of the national baseball hall of fame (1914-1999).

Born November 25th, 1914 in Martinez.

Died March 8th, 1999 at 84 years old in Hollywood (lung cancer).

Max von Sydow

Swedish-french actor (1929-2020).

Born April 10th, 1929 in Lund. [ref]

Died March 8th, 2020 at 90 years old in Seillans. [ref]

George Martin

English record producer (1926–2016).

Born January 3rd, 1926 in Highbury.

Died March 8th, 2016 at 90 years old in Coleshill. [ref]

Jack Churchill

British soldier who fought throughout world war ii armed with a longbow, arrows, and a scottish broadsword.

Born September 16th, 1906 in Colombo.

Died March 8th, 1996 at 89 years old in Surrey. [ref]

Mike Starr

American bassist (1966–2011).

Born April 4th, 1966 in Honolulu.

Died March 8th, 2011 at 44 years old in Salt Lake City (drug overdose). [ref]

John Inman

English actor (1935-2007).

Born June 28th, 1935 in Preston.

Died March 8th, 2007 at 71 years old in St. Mary's Hospital (hepatitis A). [ref]

Harold Lloyd

American film actor and producer (1893-1971).

Born April 20th, 1893 in Burchard. [ref]

Died March 8th, 1971 at 77 years old in Beverly Hills (prostate cancer). [ref]

William Guarnere

United states army paratrooper during world war ii.

Born April 28th, 1923 in Philadelphia.

Died March 8th, 2014 at 90 years old in Philadelphia. [ref]

Ron "Pigpen" McKernan

American musician (1945–1973).

Born September 8th, 1945 in San Bruno.

Died March 8th, 1973 at 27 years old in Corte Madera (gastrointestinal bleeding).

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