On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 1940

Historical Events

Historic Event

Hermann Goering says 100-200 church bells enough for Germany, smelt the rest

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Dobson, British politician
  • Margo Coleman, American advice columnist
  • Phil Lesh [Chapman], American rock bassist (Grateful Dead), born in Berkeley, California

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Marr, cricketer (Test for Australia 1885, scored 0 & 5), dies
1940 Highlights

About March 15, 1940

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 8 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces