Historical Events for 15th March 2022

351 – Constantius II elevates his cousin Gallus to Caesar, and puts him in charge of the Eastern part of the Roman Empire.
1875 – 1st US cardinal (John McCloskey) invested
1913 – 1st US presidential press conference (Woodrow Wilson)
1958 – England retains the Five Nations Rugby Championship with a 3-3 draw against Scotland at Murrayfield, Edinburgh; England’s 16th FN title
1962 – Donald Jackson of Canada is 1st to land a triple lutz ice skate jump
1975 – Jevgeni Kulikov skates world record 500m (37.99 sec)
1979 – Sarfraz takes 9-86 at MCG as Australia lose 7-5 to lose the Test
2013 – Li Keqiang assumes office as the 7th Premier of the People’s Republic of China
2019 – Terrorist attack on two mosques by a right-wing Australian gunman kills 51 and wounds 50 in Christchurch, New Zealand
2019 – Climate change strikes held by school children take place around the world inspired by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg

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