On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 1966

Historical Events

  • Racial riots erupt in the Watts section of Los Angeles

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Bruno, actor (Michael-All My Children, Dennis-Another World)
  • Klaus Paier, Austrian jazz accordionist and composer, born in Sankt Andrä, Austria

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? 55 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces