On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 1998

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

"Cabaret" opens at Club Expo Theater, NYC, starring Alan Cumming and Natasha Richardson

  • An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale hits southeastern Iran

Famous Deaths

Person of interestBenjamin Spock

Benjamin Spock, American pediatrician and writer, dies at 94

Pediatrician Benjamin Spock
Benjamin Spock
  • Jheri [Robert] Redding, American hairdresser and businessman (created the Jheri curl and hair conditioner), dies at 91