11th March, on this day

1425 BC Thutmose III, Pharaoh of Egypt, dies (According to the Low Chronology of the 18th Dynasty).
537 Goths lay siege to Rome
843 Icon worship officially re-instated in Aya Sofia Constantinople
1302 Romeo and Juliet's wedding day, according to Shakespeare
1387 Battle of Castagnaro one of the most famous battles of the Italian condottieri age
1502 Tebriz shah Ismail I of Persia crowned
1513 Giovanni de' Medici chosen Pope Leo X
1563 League of High Nobles' second protest against King Philip II
1597 Land guardian Albrecht occupies Amiens on France
1598 Countess Charlotte of Nassau marries duke Claude de la Tremoille
1649 Treaty of Rueil destroys 1st Fronde-uprising
1665 New York approves new code guaranteeing Protestants religious rights
1669 Mount Etna in Italy erupts killing 15,000
1682 Founding of the Chelsea Hospital for old soldiers
1702 1st English daily newspaper, "Daily Courant", is published
1708 Queen Anne withholds Royal Assent from the Scottish Militia Bill, the last time a British monarch vetoes legislation.
1779 US army Corps of Engineers established (1st time)
1789 Benjamin Banneker with L'Enfant begin to lay out Washington DC
1791 Samuel Mulliken, Philadelphia PA, is 1st to obtain more than 1 US patent
1794 Royal Theatre in London's Dury Lane opens
1795 Battle at Kurdla India: Mahratten beat Mogols
1801 Paul I of Russia is assassinated, leading the way for his son Alexander I to accede the throne.
1810 Emperor Napoleon married by proxy to Archduchess Marie Louise
1812 Citizenship granted to Prussian Jews
1823 1st normal school in US opens, Concord Academy, Concord VT
1824 US War Department creates the Bureau of Indian Affairs
1835 HMS Beagle anchors off Valparaiso, Chile
1845 The Flagstaff War: In New Zealand, Chiefs Hone Heke and Kawiti led 700 Maoris to chop down the British flagpole and drive settlers out of the British colonial settlement of Kororareka because of breaches of the 1840 Treaty of Waitangi.
1845 Henry Jones invents self-raising flour
1848 Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine and Robert Baldwin become the first Prime Ministers of the Province of Canada to be democratically elected under a system of responsible government.
1850 Women's Medical College of Pennsylvania (1st female medical school)
1851 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Rigoletto" premieres in Venice
1861 Confederate convention in Montgomery, adopts constitution
1862 General Stonewall Jackson evacuates Winchester Virginia
1862 Lincoln removes McClellen as general-in-chief & makes him head of Army of the Potomac. Gen Henry Halleck is named general-in-chief
1864 Skirmish at Calfkiller Creek (Sparta), Tennessee
1864 In England, the Bradford Reservoir near Sheffield bursts its banks - 250 people are killed
1865 General Sherman's Union forces occupy Fayetteville NC
1867 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Don Carlos" premieres in Paris France
1867 Great Mauna Loa eruption (Hawaiian volcano)
1872 Work began erecting Seven Sisters Colliery, South Wales; Located on one of the richest coal sources in Britain.
1888 Great blizzard of '88 strikes northeast US
1895 Spanish cruiser Reina Regenta sinks at Gibraltar, 400 killed
1915 Battle of Adrianople
1917 British troops occupy Baghdad
1918 First confirmed cases of the Spanish Flu observed at Fort Riley, Kansas.
1918 Moscow becomes capital of revolutionary Russia
1919 General strike in Germany, crushed
1924 3rd term of Belgium Theunis government begins
1926 Eamon da Valera ends leadership of Sinn Fein
1927 1st armored commercial car hold-up in US, Pittsburgh
1935 Bank of Canada opens
1935 Hermann Goering officially creates German Air Force, the Luftwaffe
1938 Artur Seyss-Inquart replaces Kurt von Schuschnigg as Chancellor of Austria
1938 German troops enter Austria
1941 The US Congress passes the Lend -Lease Bill enabling Britain to borrow millions of dollars to buy food and arms needed for World War II. The loan is only to be paid back after the war
1942 1st deportation train leaves Paris France for Auschewitz Concentration Camp
1942 General MacArthur leaves Corregidor (Bataan) for Australia
1942 Japanese troop land on North-Sumatra
1943 Nazi Militia forms in Netherlands
1945 Flemish Nazi collaborator Maria Huygens sentenced to death
1945 The Krupps munitions factory in Germany is destroyed during an Allied 1,000 plane daylight bombing raid
1945 The Imperial Japanese Navy attempts a large-scale kamikaze attack on the U.S. Pacific fleet anchored at Ulithi atoll in Operation Tan No. 2.
1948 Jewish Agency of Jerusalem bombed
1953 1st woman army doctor commissioned (FM Adams)
1953 An American B-47 accidentally drops a nuclear bomb on South Carolina, the bomb doesn't go off due to 6 safety catches
1954 US Army charges Senator Joseph McCarthy used undue pressure tactics
1959 "Raisin in the Sun", 1st Broadway play by a black woman, opens
1959 Teddy Scholten wins Eurovision Song festival with "A Little Bit"
1960 Pioneer 5 launched into solar orbit between Earth & Venus
1963 Somalia drops diplomatic relations with Great Britain
1965 Indonesia President Sukarno accepts qualifications of Suharto
1966 Military coup led by Indonesian General Suharto breaks out
1966 A fire at two ski resorts in Numata, Japan kills 31 people.
1967 Pink Floyd releases their 1st song (Arnold Layne)
1968 Anti-Zionist Clandestine Radio Voice of El Assifa starts transmitting
1968 Otis Redding posthumously receives gold record for "(Sittin' On) the Dock of the Bay"
1970 Iraq Ba'th Party recognizes Kurd nation
1974 Mount Etna in Sicily erupts
1974 Rhino Store gives people 5¢ to take home Danny Bonaduce's Album
1975 Portugal military coup under General Spinola fails
1975 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
1977 34 Israelis killed by Palestinians on the Tel Aviv-Haifa highway
1977 Moslems hold 130 hostages in Washington DC
1978 Terrorists attack mail truck at Tel Aviv, 45 killed. The Israelis retaliate by invading southern Lebanon three days later, under codename Operation Litani.
1981 Chile constitution takes effect, Augusto Pinochet 2nd term begins
1982 Failed military coup under Rambocus/Hawker in Suriname
1982 Menachem Begin and Anwar Sadat sign peace treaty in Washington DC
1985 Mikhail S Gorbachev replaces Konstantin Chernenko as Soviet leader
1986 1 million days since traditional foundation of Rome, 4/21/753 BC
1986 Japanese probe Sakigake flies by Halley's Comet at 6.8 millionkm
1988 £ note ceases to be legal tender, replaced by £ coin
1988 Iran-Iraq War: Iran and Iraq agreed to stop attacking civilian centers.
1990 Patricio Aylwin is sworn-in as the first democratically elected Chilean president since 1970
1990 Lithuania declares it's Independence
1991 A curfew is imposed on black townships in South Africa after fighting between rival political gangs kills 49.
1991 Janet Jackson signs $40M three album deal with Virgin records
1991 Monica Seles ends Steffi Graf's streak of 186 weeks ranked as number 1
1994 Eduardo Frei succeeds Patricio Aylwin as President of Chile
1994 A second IRA terrorist mortar attack on Heathrow Airport in 36 hours again fails to cause any damage
1995 President Nazarbajev disbands Kazakhstan parliament
1995 Sinn Fein party leader, Gerry Adams, arrives in US
1996 John Winston Howard becomes the 25th Prime Minister of Australia. His Prime Ministership lasts for the 2nd longest Period in Australian history, finally ending on 3 December 2007.
1997 An explosion at a nuclear waste reprocessing plant in Japan exposes 35 workers to low-level radioactive contamination in the worst nuclear accident in Japan's history.
1997 Ashes of Star Trek creator, Gene Roddenberry are launched into space
1997 Beatle Paul McCartney knighted Sir Paul by Queen Elizabeth II
1999 British paratrooper Lee Clegg is cleared of murdering teenage joyrider Karen Reilly, nine years ago, during a hearing in Belfast Crown Court
2000 82 die in a coal mine disaster (Barakova, Krasnodon, Ukraine)
2003 The International Criminal Court holds its inaugural session in The Hague.
2004 170 people loose their lives during the Madrid train Bombing
2006 Michelle Bachelet inaugurated as first female president of Chile.

11th March 2006

Milosevic found dead in his cell

US hostage in Iraq confirmed dead

Madrid remembers terror victims

11th March 2007

Twin bombings hit Iraqi capital

Madrid memorial for train victims

Mauritania votes in landmark poll

11th March 2008

Deadly blasts hit Pakistani city

Central banks fight credit crisis

Croats in Hague war crimes trial

11th March 2009

German school gunman 'kills 15'

Eleven die in Alabama shootings

France ends four-decade Nato rift

11th March 2010

Troops and rebels in Yemeni clashes

New Chile quake as Pinera sworn in as president

Carlos Slim tops rich list

Birthdates which occurred on 11th March :

1544 Torquato Tasso Italy, Renaissance poet (Aminta, Apologia)
1549 Hendrik L Spieghel Dutch merchant/Renaissance poet (Hertspiegel)
1596 Isaac Elsevier book publisher
1654 Heinrich Georg Neuss composer
1683 Giovanni Veneziano composer
1726 Madame Louise-Florence d'Épinay France, writer (Woman, Man & 2 Kingdoms)/salon hostess
1731 Robert Treat Paine judge, signer of Declaration of Independence
1754 Juan Meléndez Valdés Spanish lawyer/poet
1781 Anthony Philip Heinrich composer
1793 Jan F Willems Flemish writer/philologist
1811 Marsena Rudolph Patrick Brevet Major General (Union volunteers)
1811 Urbain Jean Joseph le Verrier co-discovered Neptune
1812 James Speed Attorney General (Union), died in 1887
1812 Pieter Blussé van Oud-Alblas Dutch liberal minister of Finance
1812 William Vincent Wallace composer
1818 John Wilkins Whitfield Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1879
1819 Henry Tate English sugar producer (Tate Gallery)
1819 Marius Petipa French ballet dancer/choreographer (Don Quiotte)
1822 Allison Nelson Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1862
1827 Septimus Winner composer
1832 Franz Melde German physicist (Melde test)
1832 William Ruffin Cox Brigadier General (Confederate Army-2nd North Carolina Infantry), died in 1919
1840 Edmund Kirby Jr Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1863
1846 António C G Crespo Brazilian/Portuguese poet
1860 Thomas Hastings New York NY, architect (New York Public Library)
1863 Andrew Stoddart cricketer (My Dear Victorious Stod)
1863 Wobbe de Vries Dutch linguist
1872 Abraham van Stolk Jzn lumber merchant/art collector
1876 Carl Ruggles Marion MA, composer (Evocations)
1876 David Wijnkoop Dutch revolutionary socialist
1879 Justus Hermann Wetzel composer
1879 Niels Bjerrum Danish chemist (ph tests)
1884 Jan Lemaire Dutch writer/actor (Beautiful Juliet)
1885 Malcolm Campbell 1st auto racer to travel 5 miles/minutes (8 km/minute)
1890 Vannevar Bush developed 1st electronic analogue computer
1892 Raoul Walsh New York NY, director (Thief of Baghdad, Battle Cry)
1892 Wladyslaw Anders Polish General (WWI, WWII)
1897 Henry Dixon Cowell Menlo Park CA, composer (New Musical Resources)
1898 Dorothy Gish Massillon OH, stage & silent film actress (Orphans of the Storm)
1899 Frederick IX king of Denmark (1947-72)
19-- Nancy Sloan actress (Katie-Bold & Beautiful)
1902 Josef Martin Bauer writer
1903 Dorothy Schiff publisher (New York Post)
1903 George Dickinson cricketer (bowled for New Zealand in their 1st 3 Tests)
1904 Cornelis Jan Bakker Dutch/US nuclear physicist
1904 Maurits Wertheim Dutch writer (Isaac De Fuentes)
1906 Aasan Ferit Alnar composer
1907 Eleni Gatzoyiannis heroine (saved her kids)
1907 Helmuth J von Moltke German politician (July 20th plot)
1907 Jessie Matthews London England, actress (Gangway, First a Girl)
1907 Margaret Herbison British minister (Lab)
1908 Lawrence Welk Strasburg ND, orchestra leader (Lawrence Welk Show)
1909 Ljubica Maric composer
1910 Robert H G Havemann German chemist
1911 Alan Gifford Boston MA, actor (Time Lock, Up Periscope)
1911 Fitzroy Maclean British diplomat soldier politician/historian
1912 Robert Clifford Latham Pepys Scholar
1912 Xavier Montsalvatge Spanish composer (El gato con botas)
1913 John Jacob Weinzweig Toronto Canada, composer (Enchanted Hill)
1913 Thomas Gray professor/anaesthetist
1914 Ralph Ellison writer (Invisible Man, Shadow & Act)
1915 Karl Krolow writer
1915 Vijay Hazare cricketer (prolific Indian batsman 1946-54)
1916 Sir [James] Harold Wilson (L) British Prime Minister (1964-70, 1974-76)
1917 GE Göran Schildt Finnish art historian/writer (Solbåten)
1918 Al Eben Philadelphia PA, actor (Doc Bergman-Hawaii Five-0)
1919 Mercer Ellington son of Duke Ellington/bandleader
1920 D J Enright England, poet/novelist (Some Men are Brothers)
1920 Henry Marking CEO (British Airways)
1920 Kenneth Dover chancellor (St Andrews University)
1921 Astor Piazzolla Argentina composer (Tango Nuevo)
1921 F[rancis] M[arion] Busby Jr US, sci-fi author (Star Rebel)
1922 Abdul Razak bin Hussain premier of Malaysia (1970-77)
1922 Thom Kelling Dutch singer/guitarist (Programa de Manha)
1922 Vinnette Carroll New York NY, actress (Alice's Restaurant, Reivers)
1923 A Louise Brough Clapp Oklahoma, tennis player (4 time Wimbledon champion)
1923 A X Gwerder writer
1923 Ad[rianus C] de Besten Dutch literary (River Basin)
1923 Morschi Mirando [Thomas Weiss], German/Dutch gypsy artist
1923 Terence Alexander London England, actor (Tony-Behind the Scenes)
1925 James Miskin QC/recorder of London
1926 Adrienne Keith Cohen travel editor
1926 Ilhan Mimaroglu composer
1926 Patricia Tindaole England, architect
1926 Ralph Abernathy civil rights leader (Southern Christian Leadership)
1927 Alan Betts emeritus professor (Royal Veterinary College)
1927 Raymond Jackson [Jaki], British cartoonist
1927 Robert Mosbacher US politician
1927 Ron Todd British trade unionist
1928 Albert Salmi Brooklyn NY, actor (Daniel Boone, 79 Park Avenue)
1928 Peter Roger Hunt London England, director (Dr No)
1929 Erskine Childers unofficial/civil servant
1929 Francisco Bernardo Pulgar Vidal composer
1929 Jackie McGlew cricketer (dour South African opening bat of the 50')
1930 David Gentleman designer/painter
1931 Peter Walters CEO (Midland Bank)
1931 Rupert Murdoch Australia, publisher (New York Post), CEO FOX-TV Network
1932 Nigel Lawson British government official (The Power Game)
1932 Valerie French London England, actress (Jubal, The Hard Man)
1933 Terry J Hatter Jr US judge in California
1934 George Stamatoyannopoulos Greece, medical genetics researcher
1934 Joep [Joseph Willem Frederik] Straesser composer (Blossom songs, Ramasasiri)
1934 Keith Speed British MP
1934 Sam Donaldson El Paso TX, ABC White House correspondent (Prime Time)
1934 Sydney Burke cricketer (South African quick, 11 wickets on Test debut vs New Zealand 1961)
1936 Antonin Scalia Trenton NJ, 105th Supreme Court Justice (1986- )
1937 John Ward New Zealand cricket wicket-keeper (8 Tests 1964-68)
1938 Malcolm Keith Speed British high court judge
1942 Peter Eyre actor (Hedda)
1944 Ric Rothwell drummer (Mindbenders-Games of Love)
1945 Harvey Mandel rock guitarist (Drei Amerikanische LP's)
1945 Mark Stein vocalist/organist (Vanilla Fudge-You Keep Me Hanging On)
1945 Timothy Mason consultant (British Arts Council)
1945 Tricia O'Neil Shreveport LA, actress (Piranha Part II)
1946 Brigitte Fossey Tourcoing France, actress (Man Who Died Twice)
1947 Dominique Sanda [Varaigne] Paris France, actress (1900, First Love, Inheritance, Beyond Good & Evil)
1947 Geoffrey Hunt Australia, world-champion squash player
1947 Mark Stein Bayonne NJ, rocker (Vanilla Fudge-You Keep Me Hanging On)
1948 George Kooymans The Hague Netherlands, guitarist/singer (Golden Earring-Radar Love, Twilight Zone)
1949 Richard de Bois Dutch drummer/producer
1950 Bobby McFerrin singer (Don't Worry Be Happy-1989 Grammy)
1950 Jerry Zucker Milwaukee WI, director (Airplane, Naked Gun)
1952 Douglas Adams Cambridge England, author (Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy)
1952 Susan Richardson Coatesville PA, actress (Susan-8 is Enough)
1955 [Kater]Nina Hagen East Berlin German Democratic Republic, actress (Blue Angel)
1956 Curtis L Brown Jr Elizabethtown NC, Major USAF/astronaut (STS 47, STS 66, 77, 85, 95)
1961 Bruce Watson Ontario Canada, rock guitarist (Big Country-Wonderland)
1961 Mike Percy rocker (Dead or Alive-Spin Me Round)
1962 Peter Berg actor (Chicago Hope)
1964 Raimo Helminen Tampere Finland, hockey forward (Team Finland, Olympics-bronze-98)
1965 Eric Jelen West Germany, tennis star
1966 Pavel Petrovich Mukhortov Russian cosmonaut
1966 Ralph Tamm NFL guard/center (Denver Broncos, Kansas City Chiefs)
1966 Steve Reed Los Angeles CA, pitcher (Colorado Rockies)
1967 Andrew Zesers cricketer (played for Australia in 1987 World Cup)
1967 Bill Houlder Thunder Bay, NHL defenseman (Tampa Bay Lightning)
1968 John Barrowman actor (Peter Fairchild-Central Park West)
1969 Dan Lacroix Montréal, NHL left wing (New York Rangers)
1969 John Fina NFL offensive tackle (Buffalo Bills)
1970 Brett Liddle Boksburg South Africa, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Newcastle)
1970 Evgeniy Koreshkov hockey forward (Team Kazakhstan Olympics-1998)
1971 Bob Kronenberg WLAF corner (Rhein Fire)
1971 Jiri Vykoukai Olomouc Czechoslovakia, hockey player (Team Czechoslovakia Republic, Olympics-gold-98)
1971 Marta Lovera Parquet Miss Paraguay-Universe (1996)
1971 Martin Rucinsky Most Czechoslovakia, NHL left wing (Canadiens, Olympics-Gold-1998)
1972 Carl Greenwood NFL cornerback (New York Jets)
1972 Chris Shelling WLAF cornerback (Rhein Fire)
1972 Jamal Duff NFL defensive end (New York Giants, Washington Redskins)
1973 Kennedy Otieno Kenya cricket wicket-keeper (85 vs Australia 1996 World Cup)
1973 Mike Mihelic CFL offensive tackle (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
1973 Sammie Brennan CFL defensive back (British Columbia Lions)
1973 Tony Veland NFL defensive back (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)
1974 Billy Granville linebacker (Cincinnati Bengals)
1974 David Cameron Australian rower (Olympics-96)
1974 Kevin Donovan Des Plaines IL, figure skater (1997 Great Lakes-2nd)
1975 Cedric Henderson NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers)
1975 Shawn Springs cornerback (Seattle Seahawks)
1982 Hasan Raza cricketer (Test cricketer at the age of 14)


Deaths which occurred on March 11th:
0222 Varius A Bassianus Syrian emperor of Rome (218-22), murdered at 18?
0638 Sophronius of Jerusalem saint/patriarch of Jerusalem, dies
1486 Albrecht III Achilles elector of Brandenburg, dies at 71
1715 Jan-Erasmus Quellinus Flemish painter, dies at 80
1772 George Reuter composer, dies at 63
1786 Jacobus Bellamy [Zelandus], Dutch/Swiss poet, dies at 28
1787 Maximilian JLP Gardel French ballet dancer/choreographer, dies at 45
1807 Anton Eberl composer, dies at 41
1820 Benjamin West British painter (Death of General Wolfe), dies at 81
1826 Gervais-François Couperin composer, dies at 66
1833 Fridolin Weber composer, dies at 71
1845 John Chapman [Johnny Appleseed] dies in Allen County Indiana
1857 Manuel José Quintana Spanish author/poet (A la paz), dies at 84
1874 Charles Sumner a white civil rights leader, dies at 63
1894 John Selby cricketer (6 Tests for England 1877-82), dies
1897 Berthold Tours composer, dies at 58
1897 Henry Drummond Scottish geologist/evangelist, dies at 45
1900 Edmund Peate cricketer (9 Tests for England 1881-86), dies
1907 Nikola Petkow premier (Bulgaria), murdered
1908 Peter Milne composer, dies at 83
1919 Harald Fryklof composer, dies at 36
1921 Sherburne W Burnham US astronomer (binary stars), dies at 83
1925 Andreas Hallen composer, dies at 78
1926 John Henry Anderson cricketer (score 32 & 11 in Test for South Africa), dies
1937 Paul Scheinpflug composer, dies at 61
1941 Walford Davies British organist/composer, dies at 71
1944 Hendrik W van Loon Netherlands/US radio commentator/writer, dies at 62
1947 Victor Hely-Hutchinson composer, dies at 45
1949 Henri-Honoré Giraud French General/MP, dies at 70
1949 Juan Lamonte de Grignon composer, dies at 76
1950 Florence Arliss actress (Disraeli), dies at 78
1951 Philippe of Isacker Belgian minister, dies at 66
1955 Alexander Fleming English bacteriologist (penicillin), dies at 73
1956 Sergey Nikiforovich Vasilenko Russian opera composer, dies at 83
1957 Richard E Byrd US, explorer (Antarctica), dies at 68
1959 Haydn Wood composer, dies at 76
1960 Roy Chapman Andrews US biologist/explorer, dies at 76
1962 Will Vesper German author (Tristan und Isolde), dies at 79
1963 Mahomed Nissar cricketer (6 Tests for India 1932-36, 25 wickets), dies
1965 James Reeb US vicar/civil rights activist, murdered
1967 Geraldine Farrar soprano/actress (Such Sweet Compulsion), dies at 85
1969 John Wyndham [Parkes Lucas B Harris] author (Day of the Triffids, Chrysalids), dies at 65
1970 Erle Stanley Gardner US writer (Perry Mason), dies at 80
1971 Philo T Farnsworth US TV pioneer, dies at 64
1971 Roy Glenn dies in Los Angeles at 56
1971 Whitney M Young Jr leader (National Urban League 1961-71), dies at 49
1972 Fredric [William] Brown sci-fi author (Martians Go Home), dies at 65
1973 Manuel Rojas Sepúlveda writer
1975 Philip Bezanson composer, dies at 59
1975 Sammy Spear orchestra leader (Dom Deluise Show), dies at 65
1975 Walter Kinsella actor (Happy-Martin Kane Private Eye), dies at 74
1979 Victor Kilian actor (Gentleman's Agreement), dies at 88
1982 Edmund Cooper British sci-fi writer (Tomorrow Came), dies at 55
1984 Nakagawa Soen Zen teacher/poet, dies in Rytutakuji monastery at 76
1987 [Wayne] Woody Hayes football coach (Ohio State), dies at 74
1988 Pham Hung premier of Vietnam, dies at about 74
1989 Johan Fleerackers Flemish linguist, dies at 57
1992 David Carroll actor (Grand Hotel), dies of pulmonary embolism at 41
1992 Heinz Kühn Prime Minister (Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany), dies at 80
1992 Manuel De Dios Unanue US anti-drug journalist, murdered at 48
1992 Richard Brooks director (Blackboard Jungle, Key Largo), dies at 79
1993 Dino Bravo wrestler (WWF), shot to death at 44
1993 Edgar Nelson Barclift dancer, dies after lengthy illness at 76
1993 Manuel da Fonseca Portuguese writer (Cerro Maior), dies at 81
1994 Jacques Doucet French painter (Mostar Sarajevo), dies at 69
1995 Carel Birnie found Utrecht Opera/Dutch Dance Theater, dies at 69
1995 Ernest Kabushemeye Burundese minister of Mijnbouw, murdered
1995 Frank Fidler artist, dies at 84
1996 Barry Appleby cartoonist, dies at 86
1996 Charles William Oatley electrical engineer, dies at 92
1996 Clifton Eugene Bancroft Robinson public servant, dies at 70
1996 John Henry Pyle Pafford librarian, dies at 96
1996 Vince Edwards actor (Ben Casey), dies of cancer at 67

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