This day in history, March 15 - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

This day in history, March 15

March 15 is the 75th day of the year. There are 291 days remaining in 2016.

44 BC: Roman dictator Julius Caesar is stabbed to death by several co-conspirators as he arrives in Senate.

1493: Christopher Columbus returns to Spain after his trip to the Americas.

1767: President Andrew Jackson is born in Waxhaws region between North and South Carolina.

1820: Maine is admitted as 23rd U.S. state.

1912: Pitcher Cy Young retires from baseball with a record 511 wins.

1917: Tsar Nicholas II abdicates Russian throne following February revolution.

2014: Former U.S. congressman Howard "Bo" Callaway, 86, dies in Columbus, Georgia.


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