What Happened on March 15, 1966

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

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8th Grammy Awards: Taste of Honey, Tom Jones, Sintra & Streisand

Singer Tom Jones
Tom Jones
  • Racial riots erupt in the Watts section of Los Angeles

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Bruno, actor (Michael-All My Children, Dennis-Another World)
  • Karen Weiss, LPGA golfer (1995 Chick-fil-A Charity-7th), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Famous Deaths

  • Abe Saperstein, founder (Harlem Globetrotters), dies at 63
  • Heinrich Lemacher, composer, dies at 74