Historical Events In August - 15
Wednesday, 06 July 2022
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 Ethel Barrymore, Phila, actress (Constant Wife, Corn is Green) on this day in history.
1885 Andrey Filippovich Pashchenko, composer on August - 15.
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 Albert Spalding, composer on this day in history.
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 this day in history jacques Ibert, Paris France, composer (Escales)
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 this day in history 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 On this day in history alexander Vasil'yevich Gauk, composer
1896 Leon Theremin, electronic musical instruments inventor on this day in history.
1897 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1900 On this day in history estelle Brody, NYC, actress (Safari, Kitty, Plaything)
1901 On this day in history 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 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 New Zealand wins first rugby union test against Australia, 22-3 on August - 15.
1904 On this day in history 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 On this day in history members of Australia's federal parliament vote themselves their first pay rise, of 50 per cent.