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March 15 - Today in History
By Staff
Mar 15, 2014 - 12:00:00 AM

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0493 - Theodorik the Great beats Odoaker of Italy
0493 - Odiaker, German army leader/King of Italy (476-93), dies
0752 - Zachary, Greek/Italian Pope (741-52), dies [or Mar 22]
0933 - Battle at Riade: German King Henry I beats Magyaren
0963 - Romanus II, Byzantine emperor (959-63), dies at 25
1034 - Mieszko II, King of Poland (1025-34), dies
1360 - France invasion army lands on English south coast, conquers Winchel
1382 - Conservative "Popolo Grasso" regain power in Florence Italy
1391 - Jew hating Monk in Seville Spain stirs up people to attack Jews
1493 - Christopher Columbus returns to Spain after 1st new world voyage
1560 - Failed assault on royal palace in Amboise France
1562 - General Francois de Guise enters Paris
1580 - Spanish king Philip II puts 25,000 gold coins on head of prince Willem of Orange
1672 - King Charles II enacts Declaration of Indulgence
1729 - Sister St Stanislas Hachard, 1st US nun, takes her vows, New Orleans
1744 - French King Louis XV declares war on England
1778 - Nootka Sound, Vancouver Is discovered by Captain Cook
1781 - Battle of Guilford Court House, SC (British suffer heavy losses)
1812 - 1st Russian settlement in California, Russian River
1820 - Maine admitted as 23rd state
1827 - Freedom's Journal, 1st Black newspaper, publishes
1827 - University of Toronto is chartered
1855 - Louisiana establishes 1st health board to regulate quarantine
1862 - Gen John Hunt Morgan begins 4 days of raids near Gallatin, Tennessee
1864 - Red River Campaign-Union forces reach Alexandria, Louisiana
1867 - Michigan becomes 1st state to tax property to support a university
1869 - Cincinnati Red Stockings become the 1st pro baseball team
1869 - Cincinnati Red Stockings beat Antioch 41-7
1875 - 1st US cardinal (John McCloskey) invested
1887 - 1st salaried fish and game warden (William Alden Smith in Michigan)
1889 - 6 US and German warships perish in harbor of Apia Samoa, 200 die
1892 - 1st escalator patented by inventor Jesse W Reno (NYC)
1892 - NY State unveils automatic ballot booth (voting machine)
1897 - 1st indoor fly casting tournament opens, at Madison Square Garden
1901 - Horse racing is banned in San Francisco, last race Mar 16th
1903 - Frederick Lugard occupies Sokoto West Africa
1906 - Brits Rolls, Royce and Johnson form Rolls Royce Ltd
1907 - Finland is 1st European country to give women the right to vote
1912 - Pitcher Cy Young retires from baseball with 511 wins
1913 - 1st presidential press conference (Woodrow Wilson)
1913 - Cleveland establishes 1st small claims court
1915 - Neth merchant ship Tubantia torpedoed and sinks in North Sea
1916 - Gen Pershing, 15,000 troops chasing Villa into Mexico, stays 10-mos
1916 - University of Gent goes under Dutch control
1917 - Nicholas II, last Russian tsar, says he will abdicate [3/3 OS]
1919 - American Legion forms (Paris)
1922 - 1st southern radio station begins (WSB, Atlanta Georgia)
1923 - Lenin is hit with his 3rd stroke
1926 - Belgium's "black monday," franc falls
1928 - Mussolini modifies Italy electoral system (abolishes right to choose)
1930 - 1st seaplane glider flown, Port Washington, NY
1930 - 1st streamlined submarine of US navy, USS Nautilus, launched
1933 - NAACP begins coordinated attack on segregation and discrimination
1934 - US Information Service opens
1937 - 1st blood bank forms (Chicago IL)
1937 - 1st state contraceptive clinic opens (Raleigh NC)
1939 - Hitler occupies Bohemia and Moravia (Czechoslovakia); Slovakia independ
1940 - G�ring says 100-200 church bells enough for Germany, smelt the rest
1941 - Blizzard in ND kills 151
1943 - Allied reconnaissance flight over Java
1943 - Red Army evacuates Kharkov
1944 - Italian town of Cassino destroyed by Allied bombing
1945 - 17th Academy Awards - "Going my Way," Bing Cosby and Ingrid Bergman win
1945 - Bert Shepard (1 legged WW II vet) tries out as a pitcher for Senators
1945 - Billboard publishes its 1st album chart (King Cole Trio is #1)
1945 - Catholic University of Nijmegen reopens
1945 - Dodgers open spring training at Bear Mountain, NY
1946 - British premier Attlee agrees with India's right to independence
1947 - John Lee appointed 1st black commissioned officer in US Navy
1948 - Sir Laurence Olivier on the cover of LIFE magazine
1950 - NYC hires Dr Wallace E Howell as its official "rainmaker"
1951 - Persia nationalizes Anglo-Iranian Oil Company
1953 - Patty Berg wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
1953 - West Germany loses in soccer to Netherlands, 2-1
1954 - "CBS Morning Show" premieres with Walter Cronkite and Jack Paar
1955 - Dutch 2nd Chamber requires TV licenses
1955 - US Air Force unveils self-guided missile
1956 - Whipper Billy Watson beats Lou Thesz in Toronto, to become NWA champ
1957 - 3rd nation to explode a nuclear bomb (Britain)
1958 - Oscar Robertson of Cin scores a NCAA midwest region-record 56 pts
1958 - Royals basketball star Maurice Stokes collapsed during a playoff game with encephalitis; He goes into a coma and is permanently disabled
1958 - USSR performs atmospheric nuclear test
1959 - Louise Suggs wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
1959 - Robert Foster sets record by staying underwater 13 m 42.5 s
1960 - Key Largo Coral Reef Preserve established (1st underwater park)
1960 - National Observatory at Kitt Peak, Arizona dedicated
1961 - South Africa withdrews from British Commonwealth
1962 - 5 research groups announce simultaneously discovery of anti-matter
1962 - Donald Jackson of Canada, is 1st to land a triple lutz ice skate jump
1962 - Wilt Chamberlain is 1st to score 4,000 pts in an NBA season
1964 - LBJ asks for a War on Poverty
1964 - Liz Taylor's 5th marriage (Richard Burton)
1964 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1965 - LBJ asks congress to ensure everybody's right to vote
1965 - T.G.I. Friday's 1st restaurant opens in NYC
1966 - 8th Grammy Awards: Taste of Honey, Tom Jones, Sintra and Striesand
1966 - Racial riots erupt in the Watts section of Los Angeles
1967 - AFCENT-headquarter moves to Brunssum
1967 - Marshal Arturo da Costa e Silva sworn in as president of Brazil
1968 - Bob Beamon sets indoor long jump record (27'2-3/4")
1968 - British minister of Foreign affairs George Brown resigns
1968 - LIFE mag calls Jimi Hendrix "most spectacular guitarist in the world"
1968 - US Mint stops buying and selling gold
1968 - Uprising in South Yemen
1968 - Diocese of Rome announces that it "deplored the concept," but wouldn't prohibit rock and roll masses at Church of San Lessio Falconieri
1969 - US Supreme Court Justice Abe Fortas resigns
1969 - Violent Chinese-Russian border dispute (100s dead?)
1970 - Expo '70 opens in Osaka, Japan
1971 - CBS TV announces it is dropping "Ed Sullivan Show"
1971 - Chatrooms make their debut on the Internet
1972 - Assassination attempt on governor George Wallace of Alabama
1972 - Danish airliner hit mountain in Sheikdom of Oman killing 112
1972 - NASA selects 3 part configuration for Space Shuttle
1974 - Brazilian president Garastazu M�dici resigns
1975 - Bundy victim Julie Cunningham disappears from Vail, Colorado
1975 - Jevgeni Kulikov skates world record 500m (37.99 sec)
1976 - Failed coup in Niger
1977 - "Eight is Enough" premiers on ABC-TV
1977 - US House of Reps begin 90 day test of televising its sessions
1978 - -21] operation Litani: Israeli offensive in South Lebanon
1978 - A's trade Vida Blue to Giants for 7 players and $390,000
1978 - China PR performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC
1979 - Apparat releases Newdos + 2.1 for Radio Shack's TRS-80
1979 - Isle's Bryan Trottier's 5th career hat trick
1981 - "Broadway Follies" opens/closes at Nederlander Theater NYC
1981 - Patty Hayes wins LPGA Sun City Golf Classic
1981 - Suriname failed coup under sgt-mjr Wilfred Hawker
1982 - Actress Theresa Saladana, stabbed repeatedly by obsessed fan
1982 - Nicaragua suspends their citizens rights for 30 days
1983 - Karnataka beat Bombay on 1st innings to win cricket Ranji Trophy
1984 - 10th People's Choice Awards: Brooke Shields
1984 - Tanzania adopts constitution
1985 - Larry Holmes TKOs David Bey in 10 for heavyweight boxing title
1985 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1986 - Funeral services held for Swedish PM Olaf Palme
1987 - 13th People's Choice Awards: Bill Cosby
1987 - US Davis Cup team loses to Paraguay
1988 - Eugene Marino of Atlanta, appointed 1st African American archbishop
1988 - NASA reports accelerated breakdown of ozone layer by CFK
1988 - NFL's St Louis Cardinals officially move to Phoenix
1989 - Dept of Veterans Affairs officially established as a Cabinet position
1989 - NY Rangers retire goalie Eddie Giacomin's #1 uniform
1990 - Fernando Collor de Mello sworn in as president of Brazil
1991 - 4 LA police are charged with beating Rodney King
1991 - Territories of Amapa and Roraima become states in Brazil
1992 - Brandie Burton wins LPGA Ping/Welch's Golf Championship
1992 - UN officially embarks on its largest peacekeeping operation
1994 - 8th Soul Train Music Awards: Toni Braxton, Whitney Houston win
1994 - Experts from AL certify Indian's Jacobs Field is properly lit
1997 - Pitts Penguins' Joe Mullen, is 1st American to score 500 NHL goals
1998 - Welch's/Circle K Golf Championship
1999 - Pluto again becomes outermost planet
2002 - Andrea Yates of Houston was sentenced to life in prison for drowning her children in a bathtub. (Her conviction was later overturned and she was found not guilty by reason of insanity in a second trial)
2003 - Hu Jintao was chosen to replace Jiang Zemin as the president of China
2004 - Martha Stewart resigned from the board of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia 10 days after she was convicted in a stock scandal
2005 - Former WorldCom chief Bernard Ebbers was convicted in New York of engineering the largest corporate fraud in U.S. history. (He was later sentenced to 25 years in prison)

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