On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 2004

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

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

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