On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 1991

Historical Events


USARodney King Riots

4 officers of the Los Angeles Police Department are charged with excessive force over the beating of Rodney King

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Damage in Los Angeles after the 1992 riots, which killed 63 people and caused over $1 billion in damages
Damage in Los Angeles after the 1992 riots, which killed 63 people and caused over $1 billion in damages
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  • Sergei Bubka pole vaults world record 6.14m (20 feet 1 3/4)
  • Territories of Amapa & Roraima become states in Brazil

Famous Birthdays

  • Kie Kitano, Japanese actress

Famous Deaths

  • Eileen Sedgwick, silent film actress (Hot Heels), dies at 93
1991 Highlights

About March 15, 1991

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Pisces