Historical Events In August - 15
Thursday, 13 May 2021
1876 On August - 15 uS law removes Indians from Black Hills after gold find
1876 Aleksandar Belic, Serb linguist on this day in history.
1878 On August - 15 pjotr N Wrangel, Russian baron/general (White Armies, WW II)
1879 On this day in history ethel Barrymore, Phila, actress (Constant Wife, Corn is Green)
1885 On August - 15 andrey Filippovich Pashchenko, composer
1886 On August - 15 guy Hecker scores 7 runs in 1 game
1886 Bill Whitty, cricketer (Australian left-arm bowler 1909-12) on this day in history.
1888 On August - 15 the birth of T.E Lawrence, 'Lawrence of Arabia'; soldier and author
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 this day in history jacques Ibert, Paris France, composer (Escales)
1891 San Sebastian Church in Manila, the first all-steel church in Asia, is officially inaugurated and blessed on August - 15.
1892 4th & last British government of Gladstone forms on August - 15.
1892 Knud Christian Jeppesen, composer on this day in history.
1893 US no longer allowed exclusive rights in Bering Sea on this day in history.
1893 Alexander Vasil'yevich Gauk, composer on August - 15.
1896 Leon Theremin, electronic musical instruments inventor on August - 15.
1897 Marion Eugene Bauer, composer on this day in history.
1898 On August - 15 lillian Carter, Pres Carter's (1977-1981) mom
1899 Louisville's Henry Dowling struck out 5 times in a game on August - 15.
1900 Regular service is commenced over the 3'0" gauge White Pass and Yukon Railway between Skagway, Alaska and Whitehorse, Yukon on August - 15.
1900 On August - 15 estelle Brody, NYC, actress (Safari, Kitty, Plaything)
1901 On August - 15 arch Rock, danger to Bay shipping, blasted with 30 tons of nitro
1901 On this day in history the Cadillac motor company founded in Detroit
1901 Arias Arnulfo, 3 time president of Panama (1940-41, 49-51, 68) on August - 15.
1901 On this day in history karl Weinhold, Germany, sociologist, dies at 77
1902 On August - 15 jan RT Campert, writer (Song the 18 dead)
1903 On August - 15 new Zealand wins first rugby union test against Australia, 22-3.
1904 Bill Baird, Grand Is Nebr, puppeteer (Kukla Fran & Ollie, Muppet Show) on August - 15.
1905 Phila A's Rube Waddell no-hits St Louis Browns, 2-0 in 5 innings on August - 15.
1906 First freight delivery tunnel system begins, underneath Chicago on August - 15.
1906 1st freight delivery tunnel system begins, underneath Chicago on August - 15.
1906 On August - 15 finn Videro, composer
1907 Members of Australia's federal parliament vote themselves their first pay rise, of 50 per cent on August - 15.