|Date||Name Location / Topic|
1848 Revolution Memorial Day
J. J. Roberts Birthday
Ides of March
National Shoe the World Day
National Pears Helene Day
National Everything You Think is Wrong Day
Historical Events on March 15
- 1781: At the Battle of Guilford Court House during the American Revolutionary War, American forces are defeated by British forces. However, the British forces suffer heavy losses in doing so.
- 1783: George Washington pleads with his officers to not support the Newburgh Conspiracy.
- 1820: Maine enters the United States as the 23rdS State.
- 1864: The United State Naval fleet arrives at Alexandria, Louisiana during the Red River Campaign of the American Civil War.
- 1906: Automaker Rolls-Royce is incorporated.
- 1916: Forty-eight hundred troops are dispatched by U.S President Woodrow Wilson to the Mexican border in an effort to pursue Pancho Villa.
- 1943: In bitter house to house fighting, German forces manage to retake the city of Kharkov from the Red Army at the Third Battle of Kharkov during World War II.
- 1945: Soviet force start an offense to push German forces out of the Upper Silesia during World War II.
- 1956: My Fair Lady debuts at the Mark Hellinger Theater on Broadway.
- 1965:S President Lyndon B. Johnson advocates for the Voting Rights Acts in a speech to the United States Congress.
- 1985: The first and oldest domain name on the Internet is registered – (symbolics.com).
- 1986: 33 people are killed when the Hotel New World in Singapore collapses.
Famous Birthdays on March 15
- American general, judge and 7th President of the U.S., Andrew Jackson is born in 1767.
- English politician and Prime Minister of the U.K., William Lamb is born in 1779.
- American lawyer and activist, John Henry Kagi is born in 1835.
- American actor Judd Hirsch is born in 1935.
- American engineer Ted Kaufman is born in 1939.
- American journalist Margo Howard is born in 1940.
- American author and activist, Kate Bornstein is born in 1948.
- American actress Eva Longoria is born in 1975.
- American actress Emily Dunn is born in 1982.
- American baseball player, Jon Jay is born in 1985.
- American actor and model, Kellan Lutz is born in 1985.