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This Day in History on 15th March

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam. 

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 15th March. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days:

International Consumer Rights Day
World Disabled Day

Important Events:

  • 1877 – First ever official cricket test match is played: Australia vs England at the MCG Stadium, in Melbourne, Australia.
  • The first almanac was published in Marathi
Registration of First Internet Domain Name
Registration of First Internet Domain Name
  • 1946 – Full independence offer to India
  • 1959 – Establishment of Women’s Home Industry in Mumbai (Lijjat Papad)
  • 1985 – Registration of First Internet Domain Name
  • Birthday / Anniversary:

    • 1934 – Kanshi Ram, Indian politician (d. 2006)
    • 1965 – Sunetra Gupta, Indian epidemiologist, author, and academic

    Death / Death Anniversary:

    • 1985 – Radha Krishna Choudhary, Indian historian and author (b. 1921)
    • 2013 – Kallam Anji Reddy, Indian engineer and businessman, founded Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories (b. 1940)
    • 2015 – Narayan Desai, Indian author and activist (b. 1924)

    Futher Reading

    Month-wise This Day in History

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