Historical Events for 15th March 2019

493 – Theodorik the Great beats Odoaker of Italy
1855 – Louisiana establishes 1st health board to regulate quarantine
1945 – Catholic University of Nijmegen reopens
1950 – Gian Carlo Menotti’s opera “Consul” opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 269 performances
1962 – Wilt Chamberlain is 1st to score 4,000 pts in an NBA season
1981 – “Broadway Follies” opens/closes at Nederlander Theater NYC
1987 – NZ beat WI by 5 wickets in Jeremy Coney’s last Test Cricket
1997 – Pitts Penguins’ Joe Mullen, is 1st American to score 500 NHL goals
1998 – An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale hits southeastern Iran
2008 – Wales beats France, 29-12 at Millennium Stadium, Cardiff to complete a Grand Slam and win the Six Nations Rugby Championship with a 19th Triple Crown

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