March 15, 2011 Warlingham, Surrey, England David "Smiley Culture" Emmanuel, English reggae singer, dies during a police raid from a self inflicted stab wound to the heart at the age of 48 The raid was allegedly a drug bust, though it was later stated there was no evidence of illegal activity within Emmanuel's home. Emmanuel… Continue reading English reggae singer dies of self-inflicted stab wound during raid
Fictional History Back to the Future Part II March 15, 1973 George McFly is murdered by Biff Tannen so Tannen would be free to marry McFly’s widow (alternate timeline)
March 15, 44 BC Rome Julius Caesar is assassinated Rome was in a state of unrest for some time with Julius Caesar's rule, which culminated when he designated himself dictator for life. A plan was quickly set in motion to kill the tyrannical ruler, in which some of his most trusted men accompanied him to… Continue reading Beware the Ides of March
March 15, 1937 Providence, Rhode Island Legendary horror/science fiction/dark fantasy author H.P. Lovecraft dies at 46 from malnutrition and cancer of the small intestine A headstone was commissioned by fans in 1977, and those dedicated will make annual pilgrimages to his headstone for the anniversaries of Lovecraft's birth and death.
From the Detroit Free Press Published March 15, 1978 A "confused loner" killed his mother, father, and 17-year-old sister before burying their bodies in 3 separate areas. The father was well known in the area for attempting to pioneer a new fertilizing method involving human sewage. Paul McNee (22) was convicted of 3 counts of… Continue reading Man kills mother, father, sister and scatters them in various locations