On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 2019

Day of the Week: Friday

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

  • Lam Jones, American athlete, NFL receiver (Olympic gold 4x100m relay 1976; NY Jets), dies of myeloma at 60