On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 1998

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
Pediatrician
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? 22 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces