Historical Events In March - 15
Friday, 10 July 2020
1954 On this day in history "CBS Morning Show" premieres with Walter Cronkite & Jack Paar
1954 On this day in history arthur Fickenscher, composer, dies at 82
1955 US Air Force unveils self-guided missile on this day in history.
1955 On March - 15 dutch 2nd Chamber requires TV licenses
1956 "My Fair Lady" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 2,715 performances on this day in history.
1956 On March - 15 whipper Billy Watson beats Lou Thesz in Toronto, to become NWA champion
1956 "My Fair Lady" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 2,715 perfs on March - 15.
1957 On this day in history britian becomes the 3rd nation to explode a nuclear bomb
1957 On March - 15 3rd nation to explode a nuclear bomb (Britain)
1958 On March - 15 royals basketball star Maurice Stokes collapsed during a playoff game with encephalitis; He goes into a coma and is permanently disabled
1958 On this day in history uSSR performs atmospheric nuclear test
1958 On March - 15 "Body Beautiful" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 60 performances
1959 Robert Foster sets record by staying underwater 13 minutes 42.5 seconds on March - 15.
1960 Key Largo Coral Reef Preserve established (1st underwater park) on March - 15.
1960 National Observatory at Kitt Peak, Arizona dedicated on this day in history.
1961 On March - 15 south Africa withdrews from British Commonwealth
1962 On March - 15 5 research groups announce simultaneously discovery of anti-matter
1962 Donald Jackson of Canada, is first to land a triple lutz ice skate jump on March - 15.
1962 Sam Wren, actor (Wren's Nest), dies at 64 on March - 15.
1964 On March - 15 lBJ asks for a War on Poverty
1964 Liz Taylor's 5th marriage (Richard Burton more to come) on March - 15.
1964 On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
1964 Paul Cavanagh, actor (Black Arrow, Woman in Green), dies at 75 on this day in history.
1965 On March - 15 lBJ asks congress to ensure everybody's right to vote
1966 On March - 15 8th Grammy Awards Taste of Honey, Tom Jones, Sintra and Streisand
1966 Racial riots erupt in the Watts section of Los Angeles on March - 15.
1966 Abe Saperstein, founder (Harlem Globetrotters), dies at 63 on March - 15.
1966 On this day in history 8th Grammy Awards: Taste of Honey, Tom Jones, Sintra and Streisand
1967 AFCENT-headquarter moves to Brunssum on March - 15.
1967 Marshal Arturo da Costa e Silva sworn in as President of Brazil on March - 15.
1968 British minister of Foreign affairs George Brown resigns on this day in history.
1968 Diocese of Rome announces that it "deplored the concept", but wouldn't prohibit rock and roll masses at Church of San Lessio Falconieri on this day in history.
1968 On March - 15 in Ottawa the government suspends gold trading by Canadian banks and dealers; to dampen speculation
1968 On this day in history lIFE magazine calls Jimi Hendrix "most spectacular guitarist in the world"