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Top 10 March 15 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. In response to 300 students marching after the "Don't tase me, bro!" incident, the University of Florida held a panel to discuss police practices. Only 15 people showed up.

  2. In March of 1955 (9 months before Rosa Park's famous bus incident) 15-year-old Claudette Colvin did exactly the same thing.

  3. 15 years after having been shot and left for dead during a forced march to a concentration camp, physicist Bruno Touschek initiated and drove the development of AdA -- the world's first antimatter storage ring.

  4. The "Silent Protest" where up to 15,000 black folks protested lynchings across the country by marching in silence in New York

  5. In 2007 about 300 University of Florida students marched to the steps of campus police headquarters the day following the infamous "don't tase me bro" incident. 4 weeks later the university sponsored a panel to discuss appropriate police practices. 15 people attended and one signed up to comment

  6. Anne was sent with her sister to Bergen-Belsen. Anne died at Bergen-Belsen on March, 1945. She was only 15 years old. It is believed she died of typhoid.

  7. It turns out that it is likely, on average, that one molecule of Julius Caesar's last breath taken on March 15, 44 B.C. appears in each breath you take.

  8. The 1967 NFL Championship, known as the Ice Bowl, had a game-time temperature of −15 °F with a wind chill of −48 °F. It was so cold, the turf became ice, the whistles froze to the referee's lips, members of the halftime marching band were hospitalized, and a spectator died from hypothermia.

  9. Holocaust Scholar Yehuda Bauer, best known for his quote: “Thou shalt not be a victim, thou shalt not be a perpetrator, but, above all, thou shalt not be a bystander,” fled his native Czechoslovakia at the age of 12 with his family on March 15, 1939, the day Nazi Germany annexed it.

  10. The oldest still-active .com domain -- symbolics.com -- was registered on March 15, 1985

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Carpatho-Ukraine, a state which was only independent for 24 hours. Its independence was declared on March 15, 1939, but it was invaded by Hungary the next day.

At 7.27pm on Wednesday March 1st, 1950 a church exploded. No one was injured because all 15 of the choir members who used the church for choir practise were late that evening.

Charles Voyde Harrelson (July 23, 1938 – March 15, 2007) was an American organized crime figure who was convicted of assassinating federal judge John H. Wood Jr., the first federal judge to have been killed in the 20th century. He was the father of actor Woody Harrelson.

On 29 March 1989, two teenagers from Czechoslovakia armed with grenades and shotguns hijacked Malev Flight 640 at Prague Ruzyně Airport, and flew the Tupolev Tu-154B with 15 hostages to Frankfurt Airport before surrendering.