On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 2004

Historical Events

  • Announcement of the discovery of 90377 Sedna, the farthest natural object in the Solar system so far observed.

Hall of Fame

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees: Jackson Browne; The Dells; George Harrison; Prince; Bob Seger; Traffic; ZZ Top; and Jann Wenner

Famous Deaths

  • John Pople, English chemist (Nobel Prize 1998), dies at 78
  • William "Bill" Pickering, New Zealand-born space scientist at NASA, dies at 93
2004 Highlights

About March 15, 2004

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 17 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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