On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 1980

Historical Events

  • England beats Scotland, 30-18 at Murrayfield, Edinburgh to claim it's 18th outright Five Nations Rugby Championship, 8th Grand Slam and 15th Triple Crown

Famous Birthdays

  • Freddie Bynum, American baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Gerald Abrahams, English author (Teach Yourself Chess), dies at 72
1980 Highlights

About March 15, 1980

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces