On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 2017

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Disney refuses to cut gay moment in film "Beauty and the Beast" for Malaysian censors, instead pulls film from Malaysia
  • Dutch elections; Prime Minister Mark Rutte's centre-right VVD party win 33 seats vs against 20 for right wing Geert Wilder's Party of Freedom

Event of interestEvent of Interest

French fashion house Givenchy appoints it first female designer, Englishwoman Clare Waight Keller

Courtier and Fashion Designer Hubert de Givenchy
Courtier and Fashion Designer
Hubert de Givenchy

Famous Deaths

  • Jackie Pung, American golfer (5 LPGA titles), dies at 95