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What Happened on March 15th This Day in History

Year Name
2022 The 2022 Sri Lankan protests begins amidst Sri Lanka's economic collapse.
2019 Fifty-one people are killed in the Christchurch mosque shootings.
2019 Beginning of the 2019–20 Hong Kong protests.
2019 Approximately 1.4 million young people in 123 countries go on strike to protest climate change.
2011 Beginning of the Syrian Civil War.
2008 Stockpiles of obsolete ammunition explode at an ex-military ammunition depot in the village of Gërdec, Albania, killing 26 people.
1991 Cold War: The Treaty on the Final Settlement with Respect to Germany comes into effect, granting full sovereignty to the Federal Republic of Germany.
1990 Mikhail Gorbachev is elected as the first President of the Soviet Union.
1986 Collapse of Hotel New World: Thirty-three people die when the Hotel New World in Singapore collapses.
1978 Somalia and Ethiopia signed a truce to end the Ethio-Somali War.
1974 Fifteen people are killed when Sterling Airways Flight 901, a Sud Aviation Caravelle, catches fire following a landing gear collapse at Mehrabad International Airport in Tehran, Iran.
1965 President Lyndon B. Johnson, responding to the Selma crisis, tells U.S. Congress "We shall overcome" while advocating the Voting Rights Act.
1961 At the 1961 Commonwealth Prime Ministers' Conference, South Africa announces that it will withdraw from the Commonwealth when the South African Constitution of 1961 comes into effect.
1951 Iranian oil industry is nationalized.
1943 World War II: Third Battle of Kharkiv: The Germans retake the city of Kharkiv from the Soviet armies.
1939 Germany occupies Czechoslovakia.
1939 Carpatho-Ukraine declares itself an independent republic,[26] but is annexed by Hungary the next day.
1927 The first Women's Boat Race between the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge takes place on The Isis in Oxford.
1922 After Egypt gains nominal independence from the United Kingdom, Fuad I becomes King of Egypt.
1921 Talaat Pasha, former Grand Vizir of the Ottoman Empire and chief architect of the Armenian genocide is assassinated in Berlin by a 23-year-old Armenian, Soghomon Tehlirian.
1918 Finnish Civil War: The battle of Tampere begins.
1917 Tsar Nicholas II of Russia abdicates the Russian throne, ending the 304-year Romanov dynasty.[19]
1907 The first parliamentary elections of Finland (at the time the Grand Duchy of Finland) are held.
1888 Start of the Anglo-Tibetan War of 1888.
1877 First ever official cricket test match is played: Australia vs England at the MCG Stadium, in Melbourne, Australia.
1875 Archbishop of New York John McCloskey is named the first cardinal in the United States.
1874 France and Vietnam sign the Second Treaty of Saigon, further recognizing the full sovereignty of France over Cochinchina.
1848 A revolution breaks out in Hungary, and the Habsburg rulers are compelled to meet the demands of the reform party.
1823 Sailor Benjamin Morrell erroneously reported the existence of the island of New South Greenland near Antarctica.
1820 Maine is admitted as the twenty-third U.S. state.
1783 In an emotional speech in Newburgh, New York, George Washington asks his officers not to support the Newburgh Conspiracy. The plea is successful and the threatened coup d'état never takes place.
1672 King Charles II of England issues the Royal Declaration of Indulgence, granting limited religious freedom to all Christians.
1564 Mughal Emperor Akbar abolishes the jizya tax on non-Muslim subjects.
1311 Battle of Halmyros: The Catalan Company defeats Walter V, Count of Brienne to take control of the Duchy of Athens, a Crusader state in Greece.
933 After a ten-year truce, German King Henry the Fowler defeats a Hungarian army at the Battle of Riade near the Unstrut river.
897 Al-Hadi ila'l-Haqq Yahya enters Sa'dah and founds the Zaydi Imamate of Yemen.
856 Michael III, emperor of the Byzantine Empire, overthrows the regency of his mother, empress Theodora (wife of Theophilos) with support of the Byzantine nobility.
493 Odoacer, the first barbarian King of Italy after the fall of the Western Roman Empire, is slain by Theoderic the Great, king of the Ostrogoths, while the two kings were feasting together.
474 Roman consul Aulus Manlius Vulso celebrates an ovation for concluding the war against Veii and securing a forty years' truce.
44 The assassination of Julius Caesar takes place.
Famous People Born on March 15

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Year Name
1821 Johann Josef Loschmidt, Austrian physicist and chemist (d. 1895)
1933 Ruth Bader Ginsburg, American lawyer and judge (d. 2020)
1932 Alan Bean, American astronaut and pilot (d. 2018)
1913 Jack Fairman, English race car driver (d. 2002)
1830 Paul Heyse, German author, poet, and playwright, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1914)
1943 David Cronenberg, Canadian actor, director, and screenwriter
1809 Joseph Jenkins Roberts, American-Liberian historian and politician, 1st President of Liberia (d. 1876)
1946 John Dempsey, English born Irish international footballer and manager
1975 Darcy Tucker, Canadian ice hockey player
1947 Juraj Kukura, Slovak-German actor
Famous People Deaths On March 15

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Date Name
1536 Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha, Ottoman politician, Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire (b. 1493)
1820 Clement Mary Hofbauer, Austrian priest and saint (b. 1751)
1998 Benjamin Spock, American pediatrician and author (b. 1903)
1975 Aristotle Onassis, Greek-Argentinian businessman (b. 1906)
1927 Hector Rason, English-Australian politician, 7th Premier of Western Australia (b. 1858)
2007 Charles Harrelson, American murderer (b. 1938)
1948 Imanuel Lauster, German engineer (b. 1873)
0044 Julius Caesar, Roman general and statesman (b. 100 BC)
1962 Arthur Compton, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1892)
1921 Talaat Pasha, Ottoman politician, Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire (b. 1874)