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 This day in History - March 15
406 Historic Events for March 15
1933

NAACP begins coordinated attack on segregation and discrimination

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1933

Cecil Perceval Taylor, composer/jazz pianist (U of Wisconsin)

Birth
1934

US Information Service opens

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1934

Wolfgang Hufschmidt, composer

Birth
1934

Daniel George "Danny" Apolinar, composer/songwriter

Birth
1935

Judd Hirsch, Bronx, actor (Alex-Taxi, Dear John, Ordinary People)

Birth
1935

George Headley completes 270 in cricket v England at Kingston

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1935

Jimmy Lee Swaggart, evangelist

Birth
1936

Donald K Sundquist, (Rep-R-Tennessee, 1983- )

Birth
1937

1st blood bank forms (Chicago IL)

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1937

1st state contraceptive clinic opens (Raleigh NC)

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1938

Edmund Tylecote, cricketer (England keeper in 6 Tests 1882-86), dies

Death
1938

Dick Higgins, composer

Birth
1939

Hitler occupies Bohemia and Moravia (Czechoslovakia); Slovakia independ

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1939

Robert Nye, writer (Facts of Life and other fiction, 3 Views of Man)

Birth
1940

G”ring says 100-200 church bells enough for Germany, smelt the rest

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1940

Phil Lesh, [Chapman], Calif, rock bassist (Grass Roots, Grateful Dead)

Birth
1940

Alfred Marr, cricketer (Test for Australia 1885, scored 0 and 5), dies

Death
1941

Blizzard in ND kills 151

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1941

Mike Love, Calif, rock saxophonist/vocalist (Beachboys-In My Room)

Birth
1941

Dick Top, Dutch actor/director (Witch of Haarlem)

Birth
1942

Alexander van Zemlinsky, Aust/US composer (African Dance), dies at 70

Death
1942

Hughie Flint, London England, rock drummer (Bonzo Dog Band)

Birth
1943

Red Army evacuates Kharkov

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1943

Allied reconnaissance flight over Java

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