On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 2019

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Climate change strikes held by school children take place around the world inspired by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg

Climate Activist Greta Thunberg
Climate Activist
Greta Thunberg
  • Terrorist attack on two mosques by a right-wing Australian gunman kills 51 and wounds 50 in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • The Vessel, a honeycomb viewing structure designed by Thomas Heatherwick opens at Hudson Yards development, New York City

Famous Deaths

  • David White, American singer and songwriter (Danny And The Juniors - "At The Hop": Leslie Gore - "You Don't Own Me"), dies of cancer at 79 [1]
  • Lam Jones, American athlete (Olympic gold 4 x 100m relay 1976) and NFL wide receiver (NY Jets 1980-86), dies of myeloma at 60
2019 Highlights

About March 15, 2019

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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