15 mars


May 23, 2022

March 15 is the 74th day of the year of the Gregorian calendar in which there are then 291 others, including when it is a leap year when it becomes 75th. It was usually the 25th day of the month of Ventôse in the French Republican/Revolutionary calendar officially referred to as Tuna Day. March 14 - March 15 - March 16


1st century BC. 44 BC J.-C.: assassination of Julius Caesar on the Roman forum in the middle of the ides of March (see celebrations below in fine).

4th century

351: Constantius Gallus becomes Caesar.

5th century

493: after a difficult war (489-493) and the siege of Ravenna (491-493), Theodoric executes King Odoacer who had capitulated. The Ostrogoths are the masters of Italy and Dalmatia.

12th century

1190: Isabelle de Hainaut dies in childbirth after having given three children to Philippe Auguste, including Louis (father of the future Saint-Louis).

13th century

1232: Count Thomas I of Savoy buys the city of Chambéry from Count Berlion, for 32,000 sous forts de Suse, to make it his capital. 1270: Eudes Rigaud, Archbishop of Rouen from 1248 to 1275, leaves Rouen to join the Crusader army.

15th century

1493: Christopher Columbus, returning from the New World, completes his first voyage by landing at Palos de la Frontera.

17th century

1603: in Honfleur, Samuel de Champlain, in the company of a merchant from Saint-Malo, Gravé du Pont, set sail for Canada.

18th century

1714: Hagopdjan de Deritchan, the richest Armenian merchant, leaves Yerevan with the Persian ambassador and takes the road to Europe to transport presents from the Shah of Persia Hussein I to King Louis XIV of France. 1763: Joseph Morel, General of the First Empire († April 28, 1834) 1783: George Washington calms the situation and avoids the Newburgh conspiracy. 1793: Combat of Pontivy and combat of La Roche-Bernard, during the peasant revolts against the levy en masse.

19th century

1820: Maine becomes a state of the United States. 1847: opening of the Amiens-Abbeville section of the line from Longueau to Boulogne-Ville. 1848: Beginning of the Hungarian Revolution of 1848. 1850: vote of the Falloux law, French law on public education. 1874: in Southeast Asia, France signs a treaty with Annam in Saigon, which recognizes the presence of France in Lower Cochinchina and grants it freedom of navigation. 1890: Emperor William II withdraws his support for Chancellor Bismarck, his official dismissal will take place a few days later. the International Labor Conference, meeting in Berlin from the 15th to the 26th, provides for the creation of international labor legislation. 1894: France ceded the "duckbill" to Germany for the benefit of German Cameroon.

20th century

1907: first legislative elections in the Grand Duchy of Finland. Women are elected to a parliament for the first time. 1917: in Pskov, under pressure from the general staff, Tsar Nicolas II abdicates after appointing a liberal, Gueorgui Lvov, as head of government. Seeing no possibility of restoring order, the Grand Duke Michael, chosen by the Tsar to succeed him, renounced the throne the next day. 1922: Fouad I changes his title from sultan to king of Egypt. 1939: Czechoslovakia is invaded by Nazi Germany, which forms the protectorate of Bohemia-Moravia. 1943: activation of the United States Third Fleet. 1944: during Operation Margarethe, Germany invaded Hungary, which wanted to get closer to the Allies. in France, the National Resistance Council adopted his program. 1954: the Việt Minh takes the Gabrielle post from the French colonials, during the first wave of the battle of Ðiện Biên Phủ. 1962: clash between American military advisers