Historical Events In August - 15
Monday, 16 May 2022
1876 US law removes Indians from Black Hills after gold find on this day in history.
1876 Aleksandar Belic, Serb linguist on August - 15.
1878 Pjotr N Wrangel, Russian baron/general (White Armies, WW II) on August - 15.
1879 Ethel Barrymore, Phila, actress (Constant Wife, Corn is Green) on August - 15.
1885 On this day in history andrey Filippovich Pashchenko, composer
1886 Guy Hecker scores 7 runs in 1 game on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 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 August - 15.
1893 On this day in history uS no longer allowed exclusive rights in Bering Sea
1893 Alexander Vasil'yevich Gauk, composer on August - 15.
1896 On this day in history leon Theremin, electronic musical instruments inventor
1897 Marion Eugene Bauer, composer on August - 15.
1898 On August - 15 lillian Carter, Pres Carter's (1977-1981) mom
1899 On this day in history louisville's Henry Dowling struck out 5 times in a game
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 Estelle Brody, NYC, actress (Safari, Kitty, Plaything) on August - 15.
1901 On August - 15 arch Rock, danger to Bay shipping, blasted with 30 tons of nitro
1901 The Cadillac motor company founded in Detroit on this day in history.
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 On this day in history jan RT Campert, writer (Song the 18 dead)
1903 On this day in history new Zealand wins first rugby union test against Australia, 22-3.
1904 On August - 15 bill Baird, Grand Is Nebr, puppeteer (Kukla Fran & Ollie, Muppet Show)
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 August - 15.
1906 On August - 15 1st freight delivery tunnel system begins, underneath Chicago
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.