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On This Day In History for March 15, 2017
This is the 74th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 291 days remaining in 2017.
- It was on this date in 44 BC, that Julius Caesar, Dictator of the Roman Republic, is stabbed to death by Marcus Junius Brutus, Gaius Cassius Longinus, Decimus Junius Brutus, and several other Roman senators on the Ides of March.
- It was 524 years ago today, that Christopher Columbus returns to Spain after his first trip to the Americas.
- 198 years ago today, French physicist Augustin-Jean Fresnel wins a contest at the Academie des Sciences in Paris by proving that light behaves like a wave. The Fresnel integrals, still used to calculate wave patterns, silence skeptics who had backed the particle theory of Isaac Newton.
- Also on March 15, 1906, Rolls-Royce Limited is incorporated.
- It was on this date in 1941, that Philippine Airlines, the flag carrier of the Philippines takes its first flight between Manila (from Nielson Field) to Baguio City with a Beechcraft Model 18 making the airline the first and oldest commercial airline in Asia operating under its original name.
- It was 32 years ago today, that The first Internet domain name is registered (symbolics.com).
Happy birthday goes out on this date to:
- Greek bishop and saint, Saint Nicholas, born on this date in 270.
- Born March 15, 1821, Austrian physicist and chemist Johann Josef Loschmidt.
- William Mitchell Ramsay, Scottish archaeologist and scholar was born on that same date in 1851.
- German physiologist and physician, Nobel Prize laureate, Emil von Behring, born on this date in 1854.
- Boris Delaunay, Russian mathematician and mountaineer was born on that same date in 1890.
- American trumpet player, bandleader, and actor, Harry James was born 101 years ago today.
- Also born on that same date in 1932, American captain, pilot, and astronaut, Alan Bean.
- Also turning 82 today is American actor Judd Hirsch.
- American actress and dancer, Emily Dunn, born on this date in 1982.
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And that’s the way it was, on this day in history for March 15, 2017
- Death to the Captcha
- Farmers bullied into buying 1700 years worth of ink cartridges
- Scientists store data on a single atom
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