On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 2008

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 29th Big East Men's Basketball Tournament: Pittsburgh beats Georgetown, 74-65
  • Wales beats France, 29-12 at Millennium Stadium, Cardiff to complete a Grand Slam and win the Six Nations Rugby Championship with a 19th Triple Crown

Famous Deaths

  • Mikey Dread, Jamaican singer (b. 1954)
  • Sarla Thakral, first Indian woman to fly an aircraft (1936), dies at about 94
  • Vytautas Kernagis, Lithuanian singer, TV shows announcer (b. 1951)