March 15

March 15.

 

What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, March 15, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on March 15 were associated with events relating to the Assassination of Julius Caesar, Arrival of Columbus in Spain After His Initial Voyage to the Americas, Issue of the Royal Declaration of Indulgence, Newburgh Address, First American Cardinal, Incorporation of Rolls-Royce, Abdication of Tsar Nicholas II, Destruction of SS Viking, Registering of the First .com Domain and First President of the Soviet Union. Many famous people were associated with these significant events including Julius Caesar, Gaius Cassius Longinus, Christopher Columbus, Charles II, Orlando Bridgeman, George Washington, John McCloskey, Pope Pius IX, Charles Rolls, Henry Royce, Nicholas II, Varick Frissell, Russell Noftsker and Mikhail Gorbachev.

Assassination of Julius Caesar - March 15, 44 BC: On this day in history, March 15, 44 BC, important events took place today in Rome. Italy, in respect of the Assassination of Julius Caesar. The declaration of Julius Caesar as 'Dictator Perpetuo' by the Roman Senate led many senators to believe that he intended to dissolve the Senate and claim the title of King. As a result, a group of senators led by Gaius Cassius Longinus, stabbed Julius Caesar to death near the Theatre of Pompey on March 15, 44 BC. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: March 15, 44 BC were Julius Caesar, Gaius Cassius Longinus. Facts on this day in History March 15: Events on this day in history: Assassination of Julius Caesar *** Date: March 15, 44 BC *** Place: Rome. Italy *** Category: Murder *** Historical Period: 1st Century BC *** This day in history ***

Arrival of Columbus in Spain After His Initial Voyage to the Americas - March 15, 1493: On this day in history, March 15, 1493, momentous events took place today in Palos de la Frontera, Spain, with regard to the Arrival of Columbus in Spain After His Initial Voyage to the Americas. Having returned from his first voyage to the Americas, Columbus sailed into the harbor of Palos de la Frontera, Spain, on March 15, 1493, aboard the Nina. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: March 15, 1493 were Christopher Columbus. Facts on this day in History March 15: Events on this day in history: Arrival of Columbus in Spain After His Initial Voyage to the Americas *** Date: March 15, 1493 *** Place: Palos de la Frontera, Spain *** Category: Exploration *** Historical Period: 15th Century *** This day in history ***

Issue of the Royal Declaration of Indulgence - March 15, 1672: On this day in history, March 15, 1672, crucial events took place today in London, England, relating to the Issue of the Royal Declaration of Indulgence. King Charles II of England issued the Royal Declaration of Indulgence on March 15, 1672. The declaration, which suspended the execution of penal laws punishing recusants, was withdrawn in 1673 and replaced by the first Test Act. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: March 15, 1672 were Charles II, Orlando Bridgeman. Facts on this day in History March 15: Events on this day in history: Issue of the Royal Declaration of Indulgence *** Date: March 15, 1672 *** Place: London, England *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 17th Century *** This day in history ***

Newburgh Address - March 15, 1783: On this day in history, March 15, 1783, important events took place today in New York, USA, in respect of the Newburgh Address. Following the end of the American War of Independence, a letter inciting unspecified action was spread among the soldiers in the army camp at Newburgh. On March 15, 1783, George Washington entered a meeting of the aggrieved officers and gave an address which successfully saw off the action. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: March 15, 1783 were George Washington. Facts on this day in History March 15: Events on this day in history: Newburgh Address *** Date: March 15, 1783 *** Place: New York, USA *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 18th Century *** This day in history ***

First American Cardinal - March 15, 1875: On this day in history, March 15, 1875, important events took place today in Rome, Italy, in respect of the First American Cardinal. American Roman Catholic priest John McCloskey served as the Bishop of Albany before becoming the first American born Archbishop of New York. On March 15, 1875, McCloskey was made a Cardinal by Pope Pius IX. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: March 15, 1875 were John McCloskey, Pope Pius IX. Facts on this day in History March 15: Events on this day in history: First American Cardinal *** Date: March 15, 1875 *** Place: Rome, Italy *** Category: Religion *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Incorporation of Rolls-Royce - March 15, 1906: On this day in history, March 15, 1906, significant events took place today in Manchester, England, respecting the Incorporation of Rolls-Royce. Rolls-Royce was incorporated, by Charles Rolls and Henry Royce, in Manchester England on March 15, 1906. Best known for their luxury cars, Roll-Royce also produced piston aero-engines, and took part in Jet engine development. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: March 15, 1906 were Charles Rolls, Henry Royce. Facts on this day in History March 15: Events on this day in history: Incorporation of Rolls-Royce *** Date: March 15, 1906 *** Place: Manchester, England *** Category: Industry *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Abdication of Tsar Nicholas II - March 15, 1917: On this day in history, March 15, 1917, momentous events took place today in St. Petersburg, Russia, with regard to the Abdication of Tsar Nicholas II. Tsar Nicholas II, the last Emperor of the Romanov dynasty, abdicated on behalf of himself and his son Alexei on March 15, 1917. The abdication followed a long period of unrest that earned him the name 'Nicholas the Bloody'. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: March 15, 1917 were Nicholas II. Facts on this day in History March 15: Events on this day in history: Abdication of Tsar Nicholas II *** Date: March 15, 1917 *** Place: St. Petersburg, Russia *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Destruction of SS Viking - March 15, 1931: On this day in history, March 15, 1931, critical events took place today in Atlantic Ocean, regarding the Destruction of SS Viking. SS Viking was a Norwegian built, wooden hulled, ship used for sealing. She was chartered, in 1930 and 1931, for the making of White Thunder, an adventure film about sealing. Producer Varick Frissell was on board when dynamite, which was to be used for the film, exploded and sank the ship. 28 people were killed, including Frissell, and the completed film was renamed The Viking. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: March 15, 1931 were Varick Frissell. Facts on this day in History March 15: Events on this day in history: Destruction of SS Viking *** Date: March 15, 1931 *** Place: Atlantic Ocean *** Category: Disaster *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Registering of the First .com Domain - March 15, 1985: On this day in history, March 15, 1985, critical events took place today in Massachusetts, USA, regarding the Registering of the First .com Domain. The first .com domain in the world was registered on March 15, 1985, to a computer systems and software company called Symbolics inc., which had been founded in 1980 by American entrepreneur Russell Noftsker. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: March 15, 1985 were Russell Noftsker. Facts on this day in History March 15: Events on this day in history: Registering of the First .com Domain *** Date: March 15, 1985 *** Place: Massachusetts, USA *** Category: Technology *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

First President of the Soviet Union - March 15, 1990: On this day in history, March 15, 1990, momentous events took place today in Moscow, Russia, with regard to the First President of the Soviet Union. Mikhail Gorbachev became the first, and only, President of the Soviet Union on March 15, 1990. He was succeeded by Boris Yeltsin as President of the Russian Federation. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: March 15, 1990 were Mikhail Gorbachev. Facts on this day in History March 15: Events on this day in history: First President of the Soviet Union *** Date: March 15, 1990 *** Place: Moscow, Russia *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

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