Historical Events In August - 15
Saturday, 27 February 2021
1876 On August - 15 uS law removes Indians from Black Hills after gold find
1876 On this day in history aleksandar Belic, Serb linguist
1878 On this day in history pjotr N Wrangel, Russian baron/general (White Armies, WW II)
1879 On August - 15 ethel Barrymore, Phila, actress (Constant Wife, Corn is Green)
1885 On this day in history andrey Filippovich Pashchenko, composer
1886 On August - 15 guy Hecker scores 7 runs in 1 game
1886 On this day in history bill Whitty, cricketer (Australian left-arm bowler 1909-12)
1888 The birth of T.E Lawrence, 'Lawrence of Arabia'; soldier and author on August - 15.
1888 On August - 15 albert Spalding, composer
1889 On this day in history the Great London dock strike from August 15 to September 16 helps extend British trade unionism from the skilled classes to the less skilled
1890 On August - 15 jacques Ibert, Paris France, composer (Escales)
1891 On this day in history san Sebastian Church in Manila, the first all-steel church in Asia, is officially inaugurated and blessed.
1892 On this day in history 4th & last British government of Gladstone forms
1892 Knud Christian Jeppesen, composer on August - 15.
1893 US no longer allowed exclusive rights in Bering Sea on this day in history.
1893 Alexander Vasil'yevich Gauk, composer on this day in history.
1896 Leon Theremin, electronic musical instruments inventor on August - 15.
1897 Marion Eugene Bauer, composer on this day in history.
1898 On this day in history lillian Carter, Pres Carter's (1977-1981) mom
1899 Louisville's Henry Dowling struck out 5 times in a game on this day in history.
1900 Regular service is commenced over the 3'0" gauge White Pass and Yukon Railway between Skagway, Alaska and Whitehorse, Yukon on this day in history.
1900 Estelle Brody, NYC, actress (Safari, Kitty, Plaything) on August - 15.
1901 Arch Rock, danger to Bay shipping, blasted with 30 tons of nitro on August - 15.
1901 The Cadillac motor company founded in Detroit on August - 15.
1901 On August - 15 arias Arnulfo, 3 time president of Panama (1940-41, 49-51, 68)
1901 Karl Weinhold, Germany, sociologist, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1902 Jan RT Campert, writer (Song the 18 dead) on August - 15.
1903 New Zealand wins first rugby union test against Australia, 22-3 on August - 15.
1904 Bill Baird, Grand Is Nebr, puppeteer (Kukla Fran & Ollie, Muppet Show) on August - 15.
1905 On August - 15 phila A's Rube Waddell no-hits St Louis Browns, 2-0 in 5 innings
1906 First freight delivery tunnel system begins, underneath Chicago on this day in history.
1906 On August - 15 1st freight delivery tunnel system begins, underneath Chicago
1906 Finn Videro, composer on August - 15.
1907 Members of Australia's federal parliament vote themselves their first pay rise, of 50 per cent on August - 15.