Friday 15 March 1940
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Phil Lesh [Chapman] in Berkeley and Margo Coleman.
Primrose Path, directed by Gregory LaCava, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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- International Day Against Police Brutality
- Turkey buzzards return to Hinckley, Ohio.
- Blessed Arnicus of Averbode
- For corporations in the United States that use the calendar year as their fiscal year, the date on which the corporation must file its corporate income tax return
- Constitution Day in Belarus
- National holiday in Hungary celebrating the 1848 Revolution. (See also Public holidays in Hungary)
- World Consumer Rights Day 
- In Japan, Hounen Matsuri
- Saint Clemens Maria Hofbauer (died 1820)
- Saint Lucretia
- Saint Luise of Marillac
- In the Roman calendar, the Ides of March.
- Phil Lesh [Chapman] in Berkeley: California, USA; rock bassist (Grass Roots, Grateful Dead).
- Margo Coleman: American advice columnist.
- Michael Goldwater: American investment executive.
- Jacques Hustin: Belgian singer-songwriter and artist who was successful in his homeland in both fields, and is best known internationally for his participation in the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest.
- Kenneth Pontikes: American merchandise marketer, economist and CEO in charge of Comdisco, an IBM computer mainframe leaser.
- Margo Howard: American journalist
- Frank Dobson: English politician Secretary of State for Health
- Phil Lesh: American bass player (Grateful Dead The Other Ones The Dead and Furthur)
- Mel Phillips: American radio host and programmer
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