About March 15

March 15, 2021 is the 74th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 291 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

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Pisces is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 323 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

March 15: More About This Day

In the Roman calendar, March 15 was known as the Ides of March.

What Happened On March 15

  • 221
    Liu Bei, a Chinese warlord and member of the Han royal house, declares himself emperor of Shu-Han and claims his legitimate succession to the Han Dynasty.
  • 280
    Sun Hao of Eastern Wu surrenders to Sima Yan which began the Jin Dynasty.
  • 1493
    Christopher Columbus returns to Spain after his first trip to the Americas.
  • 1514
    Jodocus Badius Ascensius publishes Christiern Pedersen’s Latin version of Saxo’s Gesta Danorum, the oldest known version of that work.
  • 1545
    First meeting of the Council of Trent.
  • 1672
    Charles II of England issues the Royal Declaration of Indulgence.
  • 1781
    American Revolutionary War: Battle of Guilford Courthouse – Near present-day Greensboro, North Carolina, 1,900 British troops under General Charles Cornwallis defeat an American force numbering 4,400.
  • 1848
    A revolution breaks out in Hungary. The Habsburg rulers are compelled to meet the demands of the Reform party.
  • 1888
    Start of the Anglo-Tibetan War of 1888.
  • 1916
    President Woodrow Wilson sends 4,800 United States troops over the U.S.-Mexico border to pursue Pancho Villa.
  • 1917
    Tsar Nicholas II of Russia abdicates the Russian throne and his brother the Grand Duke becomes Tsar.
  • 1931
    SS Viking explodes off Newfoundland, killing 27 of the 147 on board.
  • 1933
    Austrian Chancellor Engelbert Dollfuss keeps members of the National Council from convening, starting the austrofascist dictatorship.
  • 1956
    My Fair Lady premiered on Broadway at the Mark Hellinger Theatre.
  • 1961
    South Africa withdraws from the Commonwealth of Nations.
  • 1965
    President Lyndon B. Johnson, responding to the Selma crisis, tells U.S. Congress “We shall overcome” while advocating the Voting Rights Act.
  • 1985
    The end of the Brazilian military dictatorship.
  • 1990
    Iraq hangs British journalist Farzad Bazoft for spying.
  • 1990
    Mikhail Gorbachev is elected as the first President of the Soviet Union.
  • 2004
    French President Jacques Chirac signs the law on secularity and conspicuous religious symbols in schools, commonly known as the headscarf ban.

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