Historical Events In August - 15
Friday, 03 July 2020
1876 US law removes Indians from Black Hills after gold find on August - 15.
1876 On August - 15 aleksandar Belic, Serb linguist
1878 On this day in history 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 Andrey Filippovich Pashchenko, composer on this day in history.
1886 Guy Hecker scores 7 runs in 1 game on August - 15.
1886 Bill Whitty, cricketer (Australian left-arm bowler 1909-12) on this day in history.
1888 The birth of T.E Lawrence, 'Lawrence of Arabia'; soldier and author on this day in history.
1888 On August - 15 albert Spalding, composer
1889 The Great London dock strike from August 15 to September 16 helps extend British trade unionism from the skilled classes to the less skilled on this day in history.
1890 Jacques Ibert, Paris France, composer (Escales) on August - 15.
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 August - 15 4th & last British government of Gladstone forms
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 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 Lillian Carter, Pres Carter's (1977-1981) mom on August - 15.
1899 Louisville's Henry Dowling struck out 5 times in a game on this day in history.
1900 On August - 15 regular service is commenced over the 3'0" gauge White Pass and Yukon Railway between Skagway, Alaska and Whitehorse, Yukon.
1900 On this day in history estelle Brody, NYC, actress (Safari, Kitty, Plaything)
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 this day in history arias Arnulfo, 3 time president of Panama (1940-41, 49-51, 68)
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 this day in history.
1906 First freight delivery tunnel system begins, underneath Chicago on August - 15.
1906 On this day in history 1st freight delivery tunnel system begins, underneath Chicago
1906 Finn Videro, composer on this day in history.
1907 On this day in history members of Australia's federal parliament vote themselves their first pay rise, of 50 per cent.