Historical Events In March - 15
Friday, 10 July 2020
1998 Pacific Bell Internet Services announced that a flood of junk e-mail had overwhelmed its message servers on this day in 1998 on March - 15.
1999 Pluto again becomes outermost planet mar171916 Eight Curtiss "Jenny" planes of the First Aero Squadron take off from Columbus, Mexico, in the first combat air mission in U.S. history on this day in history.
2001 AUSTRALIA'S dollar plunged to a historic low of US49.84c last night on March - 15.
2006 On March - 15 mar 26 - The 2006 Commonwealth Games take place in Melbourne, Australia.
2011 Arab Spring: Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of Bahrain declares a three-month state of emergency as troops from the Gulf Co-operation Council are sent to quell the civil unrest on this day in history.
2013 24 people die after a double decker bus veers of a pass in Cape Town, South Africa on this day in history.
2017 Disney refuses to cut gay moment in film "Beauty and the Beast" for Malaysian censors, instead pulls film from Malaysia on this day in history.
2017 On March - 15 dutch elections; Prime Minister Mark Rutte's centre-right VVD party win 33 seats vs against 20 for right wing Geert Wilder's Party of Freedom
2017 French fashion house Givenchy appoints it first female designer, Englishwoman Clare Waight Keller on March - 15.
2018 More than 12,000 people flee Hamouria in Eastern Ghouta, Syria, after town bombarded on this day in history.
2018 On March - 15 slovakiaâ€™s prime minister Robert Fico resigns amid crisis after the murder of a journalist Jan Kuciak investigating mafia connections
2018 Toy chain Toys R Us announces it will close all its stores after filing for bankruptcy on this day in history.
2018 Pedestrian bridge in Miami, Florida, collapses onto 8-lane highway 5 days after it was built, killing 6 on March - 15.
2019 Climate change strikes held by school children take place around the world inspired by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg on this day in history.
2019 51 people are killed and 50 others injured in terrorist attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand: Al Noor Mosque and Linwood Islamic Centre, both of which were the target of shootings by Australia-born Brenton Harrison Tarrant. It is the deadliest mass shooting and terrorist attack in New Zealand's history and described by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern as "one of New Zealand's darkest days". Subsequently, Facebook announced they had disabled 1.5 million videos of the gunman's rampage on this day in history.
2019 Cyclone Idai makes landfall on Mozambique, causing at least 1,073 fatalities, as well as causing mass flooding and power outages in southern Africa on this day in history.