What Happened on March 15, 1962

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Donald Jackson of Canada is 1st to land a triple lutz ice skate jump
  • Five research groups announce the discovery of anti-matter
  • KATU TV channel 2 in Portland, OR (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Richard Rodger's musical "No Strings" opens at 84th St Theater NYC for 580 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Wilt Chamberlain is 1st to score 4,000 pts in an NBA season

NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain
NBA Legend
Wilt Chamberlain

Famous Birthdays

  • Igor Aleinikov, filmmaker
  • Jimmy Baio, Bkln, actor (Billy Tate-Soap, Brass, Playing for Keeps)
  • Steve Coy, rocker (Dead or Alive-Spin Me Round)
  • Terrence Trent D'Arby, rock vocalist (Wishing Well), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Sam Wren, actor (Wren's Nest), dies at 64