On this day..... March 15

MARCH 15TH

  • TODAY IS THE IDES OF MARCH
  • TODAY IS NATIONAL EVERYTHING YOU THINK IS WRONG DAY
  • TODAY IS KANSAS APPRECIATION DAY
  • TODAY IS NATIONAL PEARS HELENE DAY

BIRTHDAYS:

  • SAINT NICHOLAS (270-343)
  • ANDREW JACKSON (1767-1845)
  • RUTH BADER GINSBURG (1933, 85)
  • JIMMY SWAGGERT (1935, 83)
  • JUDD HIRSCH (1935, 83)
  • SLY STONE (1943, 75)
  • DEE SNIDER (1955, 63)
  • MARK MCGRATH (1968, 50)
  • EVA LONGORIA (1975, 43)
  • WILL.I.AM (1975, 43)
  • KEVIN YOUKLIS (1979, 39)

ON THIS DAY:

  • IN 44 BC, JULIUS CAESAR IS STABBED TO DEATH BY SEVERAL ROMAN SENATORS
  • IN 1493, CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS ARRIVES BACK IN SPAIN AFTER HIS FIRST TRIP ACROSS THE OCEAN
  • IN 1778, CAPTAIN JAMES COOK DISCOVERS VANCOUVER
  • IN 1783, GEORGE WASHINGTON MAKES A SPEECH IN NEWBURGH, NEW YORK URGING HIS OFFICERS NOT TO SUPPORT A COUP D’ETAT NOW KNOWN AS THE NEWBURGH CONSPIRACY
  • IN 1820, MAINE BECOMES THE 23RD STATE OF THE UNION
  • IN 1869, THE CINCINATTI RED STOCKING BECOME THE FIST PRO BASEBALL TEAM
  • IN 1890, OTTO VON BISMARK IS DISMISSED AS GERMAN CHANCELLOR
  • IN 1892, JESSE RENO PATENTS THE ESCALATOR
  • IN 1907, FINLAND BECOMES THE FIRST EUROPEAN NATION WHERE WOMEN CAN VOTE
  • IN 1912, CY YOUNG RETIRES FROM BASEBALL WITH 511 WINS
  • IN 1913, PRESIDENT WILSON HOLDS THE FIRST EVER PRESIDENTIAL PRESS CONFERENCE
  • IN 1937, THE FIRST AMERICAN BLOOD BANK OPENS
  • IN 1939, HITLER ANNECES CZECHOSLOVAKIA AND EFFECTIVELY ENDS THE MUNICH AGREEMENT
  • IN 1945, BILLBOARD MAGAZINE PRINTS ITS FIRST ALBUM CHART
  • IN 1954, WALTER KRONKITE ANCHORS THE DEBUT OF THE CBS MORNING SHOW
  • IN 1955, ELVIS PRESLEY HIRES COLONEL TOM PARKER AS HIS MANAGER
  • IN 1955, RAY CHARLES HIT #2 ON THE CHART WITH “I GOT A WOMAN”
  • IN 1956, “MY FAIR LADY” OPENS ON BROADWAY. IT RUNS FOR OVER 2700 SHOWS
  • IN 1958, IN RESPONSE TO RUMORS THAT HIS FATHER BOUGHT HIS ELECTION, JOHN KENNEDY READS A MESSAGE FROM HIS FATHER: “DEAR JACK, DON’T BUY A SINGLE VOTE MORE THAN IS NECESSARY. I’LL BE DAMNED IF I’M GOING TO PAY FOR A LANDSLIDE”
  • IN 1964, ELIZABETH TAYLOR GETS MARRIED FOR THE 5TH TIME TO RICHARD BURTON
  • IN 1965, THE FIRST T.G.I. FRIDAY’S OPENS IN NEW YORK CITY
  • IN 1972, FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA’S “THE GODFATHER” OPENS
  • IN 1973, ROBERTA FLACK HITS #1 WITH “KILLING ME SOFTLY”
  • IN 1975, JULIE CUNNINGHAM DISAPPEARS IN VAIL, COLORADO. SHE IS LATER FOUND TO HAVE BEEN KILLED BY TED BUNDY
  • IN 1975, EARTH, WIND AND FIRE RELEASE “THAT’S THE WAY OF THE WORLD”
  • IN 1975, THE DOOBIE BROTHERS HIT #1 WITH “BLACK WATER”
  • IN 1977, ABC PREMIERES “EIGHT IS ENOUGH”
  • IN 1986, THE BANGLES PEAK AT #2 WITH “MANIC MONDAY”
  • IN 1991, FOUR POLICE OFFICER ARE CHARGED WITH BEATING RODNEY KING
  • IN 1998, DR. BENJAMIN SPOCK DIES AT 94
  • IN 1999, BRUCE SPRINGSTEIN IS INDUCTED INTO THE ROCK N ROLL HALL OF FAME
  • IN 2003, HU JINTAO BECOMES PRESIDENT OF CHINA
  • IN 2010, SACHA BARON COHEN MARRIES ISLA FISHER
  • IN 2013, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE RELEASES “THE 20/20 EXPERIENCE”

  • IN 2017, MALAYSIA BANS “BEAUTY AND THE BEAST” OVER WHAT THEY SEE AS A GAY SCENE

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