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Tuesday March 15, 2016

March 15: Day of the Week

March 15, 2016 was the 75th day of the year 2016 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 291 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.

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Here’s the March calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Pisces is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

March 15: This Day in History

In the Roman calendar, March 15 was known as the Ides of March.

March 15 Historical Event(s)

  • 280
    Sun Hao of Eastern Wu surrenders to Sima Yan which began the Jin Dynasty.
  • 1311
    Battle of Halmyros: The Catalan Company defeats Walter V of Brienne to take control of the Duchy of Athens, a Crusader state in Greece.
  • 1493
    Christopher Columbus returns to Spain after his first trip to the Americas.
  • 1545
    First meeting of the Council of Trent.
  • 1564
    Mughal Emperor Akbar abolishes jizya (per capita tax) .
  • 1783
    In an emotional speech in Newburgh, New York, George Washington asks his officers not to support the Newburgh Conspiracy. The plea is successful and the threatened coup d'état never takes place.
  • 1917
    Tsar Nicholas II of Russia abdicates the Russian throne and his brother the Grand Duke becomes Tsar.
  • 1926
    The dictator Theodoros Pangalos is elected President of Greece without opposition.
  • 1939
    World War II: German troops occupy the remaining part of Bohemia and Moravia; Czechoslovakia ceases to exist.
  • 1961
    South Africa withdraws from the Commonwealth of Nations.

Who were born on March 15?

  • 1455
    Pietro Accolti, Italian Catholic cardinal (d. 1532)
  • 1838
    Karl Davydov, Russian cellist (d. 1889)
  • 1874
    Eugène Fiset, Lieutenant Governor of Quebec (d. 1951)
  • 1916
    Frank Coghlan Jr, American actor (d. 2009)
  • 1933
    Philippe de Broca, French film director (d. 2004)
  • 1946
    Howard E. Scott, American musician (War)
  • 1961
    Craig Ludwig, American ice hockey player
  • 1964
    Rockwell, American musician
  • 1967
    Naoko Takeuchi, Japanese artist
  • 1980
    Freddie Bynum, American baseball player

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