Historical Events In August - 15
Thursday, 30 March 2023
1876 US law removes Indians from Black Hills after gold find on this day in history.
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 August - 15 ethel Barrymore, Phila, actress (Constant Wife, Corn is Green)
1885 On August - 15 andrey Filippovich Pashchenko, composer
1886 Guy Hecker scores 7 runs in 1 game on August - 15.
1886 On this day in history bill Whitty, cricketer (Australian left-arm bowler 1909-12)
1888 On this day in history the birth of T.E Lawrence, 'Lawrence of Arabia'; soldier and author
1888 Albert Spalding, composer on August - 15.
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 August - 15.
1890 On August - 15 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 On August - 15 4th & last British government of Gladstone forms
1892 On this day in history knud Christian Jeppesen, composer
1893 On August - 15 uS no longer allowed exclusive rights in Bering Sea
1893 Alexander Vasil'yevich Gauk, composer on this day in history.
1896 Leon Theremin, electronic musical instruments inventor on this day in history.
1897 On August - 15 marion Eugene Bauer, composer
1898 On August - 15 lillian Carter, Pres Carter's (1977-1981) mom
1899 On August - 15 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 On this day in history estelle Brody, NYC, actress (Safari, Kitty, Plaything)
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 August - 15.
1901 Arias Arnulfo, 3 time president of Panama (1940-41, 49-51, 68) on August - 15.
1901 On August - 15 karl Weinhold, Germany, sociologist, dies at 77
1902 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1905 On August - 15 phila A's Rube Waddell no-hits St Louis Browns, 2-0 in 5 innings
1906 On this day in history 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 Members of Australia's federal parliament vote themselves their first pay rise, of 50 per cent on this day in history.
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