On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 1998

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Revival of John Kander and Fred Ebb's "Cabaret" opens at Club Expo Theater, NYC, starring Alan Cumming and Natasha Richardson

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
1998 Highlights

About March 15, 1998

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces