On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 1966

Historical Events

Music awardsGrammy Awards

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

Singer Tom Jones
Tom Jones
Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • Racial riots erupt in the Watts section of Los Angeles

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Bruno, actor (Michael-All My Children, Dennis-Another World)

Famous Deaths

  • Abe Saperstein, founder (Harlem Globetrotters), dies at 63
  • Heinrich Lemacher, German composer, dies at 74
1966 Highlights

About March 15, 1966

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces