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Know what happened on 15th March


Importance of 15th March in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 15th March special in the world history.

1998
Death of Benjamin Spock, American paediatrician and writer .
United States
1983
Death of Rebecca West, British novelist .
Great Britain
1959
Death of Lester Young (also known as Prez), American jazz saxophonist
United States
1956
Opening night of My Fair Lady at the Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York.
United States
1949
Clothes rationing ended in Britain
Great Britain
1919
The American Legion was founded in Paris
France
1909
Selfridges department store opened in Oxford Street, London
Great Britain
1906
Rolls-Royce Ltd registered
Great Britain
1898
Death of Sir Henry Besssemer, English engineer who invented the Bessemer Process for mass producing steel.
Great Britain
1891
Death of Sir Joseph Bazalgette, British engineer who built the London sewage system, which dramatically reduced the mortality rate as well as making the city smell better.
Great Britain
1877
First cricket Test Match begins (between Australia and England in Melbourne) – Australia won by 45 runs
1858
Birth of Liberty Hyde Bailey, American botanist and horticulturist .
United States
1820
Maine became the 23rd US state.
United States
1767
Birth of Andrew Jackson, 7th President of the USA
United States
1493
Christopher Columbus arrived back in Spain after his first voyage to the Americas.
Spain
1145
Death of Pope Lucius II
Italy
938
Birth of Romanos II, Byzantine Emperor
Turkey
-44
Julius Caesar assasinated in Rome
Italy
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