15 March 1928: birth of Mervyn Haisman, who co-wrote The Abominable Snowmen (1967), The Web of Fear (1968) and The Dominators (1968).
15 March 1947: birth of Tony Osoba, who played Lan in Destiny of the Daleks (1979) and Kracauer in Dragonfire (1987).
ii) broadcast anniversaries
15 March 1969: broadcast of second episode of The Space Pirates. With the Doctor, Jamie and Zoe trapped on on eof the fragments of the beacon, Milo Clancey is arrested as a suspected pirate.
15 March 1975: broadcast of second episode of Genesis of the Daleks. The Doctor and Harry meet Davros and his team, including the newly-invented Daleks. Sarah, captive in the Thal dome, tries to escape.
15 March 1982: broadcast of third episode of Earthshock. The Cybermen take over the space freighter.
15 March 1983: broadcast of first episode of The King's Demons; first appearance of Gerald Flood as Kamelion. The Tardis lands in 1215 to find King John is not where he should be, and Sir Gilles Estram is someone else entirely.
15 March 1984: broadcast of third episode of The Caves of Androzani. Morgus kills the President; The Doctor, captured by Stotz, manages to take control of Stotz's ship and bring it back to Androzani Minor for a crash landing.
15 March 2003: webcast of "The Child, part 2", sixth episode of Death Comes to Time.