Historical Events In July - 15
Tuesday, 28 November 2023
1931 On July - 15 clive Cussler, writer (Raise The Titantic, Sahara)
1932 On this day in history the Temiskaming and Northern Ontario Railway is opened throughout between North Bay and Moosonee, Ont. Construction was started on May 10, 1902. The name was subsequently changed to Ontario Northland Transportation.
1932 On this day in history president Hoover cuts own salary 15%
1932 On this day in history nina Van Pallandt, Copenhagen Denmark, actress (American Gigolo)
1933 The birth of Guido Crepax, Italian graphic novelist on July - 15.
1933 Wiley Post began first solo flight around the world on July - 15.
1933 On July - 15 wiley Post began 1st solo flight around world
1933 Irving Babbitt, US writer (Democracy & Leadership), dies at 67 on July - 15.
1934 On July - 15 continental Airlines commences operations.
1934 Jules Renkin, Belgian PM (1931-32), dies on this day in history.
1935 On this day in history alfred Archer, cricketer (England batsman in one Test 1899), dies
1936 Dutch 2nd Chamber agree to temporarily increase defense budget on this day in history.
1937 On this day in history buchenwald concentration camp is opened.
1937 Japanese attack Marco Polo Bridge, invade China on this day in history.
1937 On July - 15 buchenwald Concentration Camp opens
1937 Walter Gay, artist, dies on July - 15.
1938 Arthur Fagg completes 244 & 202 in the same cricket game for Kent on this day in history.
1939 Clara Adams (NYC) is 1st woman to complete round world flight on July - 15.
1939 Johon Mellanby, physiologist, dies on July - 15.
1940 On this day in history robert Wadlow world's tallest man (8'11.1"), dies at 32
1940 Voluntary Defence Force (VDC), composed mainly of World War One veterans, formed by Returned Sailors' Soldiers' and Airmen's League of Australia for home defence on this day in history.
1940 On this day in history 1st betatron placed in operation, Urbana, Il
1940 Donald Calthrop, dies at 52 on this day in history.
1941 Florey & Heatley present freeze dried mold cultures (Pencillin) on July - 15.
1941 On this day in history florey & Heatley present freeze dried mold cultures (Penicillin)
1942 First deportees sent to Auschwitz come from Germany and Holland on this day in history.
1942 Sgt. Keith Elliott 22 NZ Battalion, won the Victoria Cross at on July - 15.
1942 1st deportation camp at Westerbork, Jews sent to Auschwitz on July - 15.
1942 Denis Moloney, cricketer (during WW II 3 Tests for NZ 1937), dies on this day in history.
1944 On this day in history greenwich Observatory damaged by WW II flying bomb
1945 27th PGA Championship: Byron Nelson at Morraine CC Dayton Ohio on July - 15.
1946 On July - 15 british North Borneo Co transfers rights to British crown
1947 On July - 15 henry Kolker, dies at 76
1948 John J Persing US General (WW I), dies at 87 on this day in history.