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Events of March 15th:
March 15th is the 74th day of the year (75th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 291 days remaining until the end of the year.
In the Roman calendar, March 15th is known as the "Ides of March", and became notorious as the date of the assassination of Julius Caesar.
On this page, we have placed information about March 15th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on March 15th:
1767 Andrew Jackson (7th US President)
1815 John Snow (physician - identified contaminated water as the cause of cholera)
1860 Waldemar Haffkine (bacteriologist - developed first vaccines for bubonic plague and cholera)
1935 Jimmy Swaggart (televangalist)
1940 Frank Dobson (British politician)
1943 David Cronenberg (film director)
1944 Sly Stone (musician)
1955 Dee Snider (singer - Twisted Sister)
1962 Terence Trent D'Arby (singer)
1963 Brett Michaels (musician - Poison)
1971 Penny Lancaster (model, photographer)
1975 Eva Longoria (actress)
1975 Will.i.am (recording artist, songwriter, DJ, record producer)
March 15th in History:788887
44 BC Julius Caesar is stabbed to death.
1493 Christopher Columbus returns to Spain after his first trip to the New World.
1820 Maine admitted as 23rd US state.
1892 Liverpool FC (soccer club) founded.
1906 Rolls-Royce incorporated.
1909 Selfridges opens in London, England.
1916 Woodrow Wilson sends 4,800 US troops into Mexico to pursue Pancho Villa.
1922 Egypt independent from UK.
1933 Engelbert Dollfuss takes dictatorial powers over Austria.
1956 My Fair Lady premiers in New York City.
1961 South Africa withdraws from the British Commonwealth.
1985 First internet domain name (symbolics.com) is registered.
1990 Mikhail Gorbachev elected first President of the USSR.
1990 Iraq hangs the British journalist Farzad Bazoft for spying.
March 15th is also:
The "Ides of March" (Roman Calendar)
International Day Against Police Brutality
People born on March 15th are Pisces
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