Historical Events In August - 15
Wednesday, 28 July 2021
1876 US law removes Indians from Black Hills after gold find on this day in history.
1876 On this day in history aleksandar Belic, Serb linguist
1878 On August - 15 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 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 On August - 15 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 August - 15 uS no longer allowed exclusive rights in Bering Sea
1893 On August - 15 alexander Vasil'yevich Gauk, composer
1896 On August - 15 leon Theremin, electronic musical instruments inventor
1897 Marion Eugene Bauer, composer on August - 15.
1898 On this day in history lillian Carter, Pres Carter's (1977-1981) mom
1899 On August - 15 louisville's Henry Dowling struck out 5 times in a game
1900 On this day in history regular service is commenced over the 3'0" gauge White Pass and Yukon Railway between Skagway, Alaska and Whitehorse, Yukon.
1900 Estelle Brody, NYC, actress (Safari, Kitty, Plaything) on this day in history.
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 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 Jan RT Campert, writer (Song the 18 dead) on August - 15.
1903 On August - 15 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 Phila A's Rube Waddell no-hits St Louis Browns, 2-0 in 5 innings on August - 15.
1906 On August - 15 first freight delivery tunnel system begins, underneath Chicago
1906 1st freight delivery tunnel system begins, underneath Chicago on August - 15.
1906 On this day in history finn Videro, composer
1907 On this day in history members of Australia's federal parliament vote themselves their first pay rise, of 50 per cent.