Historical Events In July - 15
Thursday, 23 March 2023
1948 Pres Truman nominated for another term on July - 15.
1948 On July - 15 alcoholic Anonymous founded in Britain
1948 On July - 15 john J Pershing, [Black Jack], US general (Mexico, WW I), dies at 87
1949 On July - 15 czech tennis stars Jaroslav Drobny & Vladimir Cernik, defect to US
1949 On this day in history "Miss Liberty" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 308 performances
1950 K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #1750 Eckert on July - 15.
1952 On this day in history the first transatlantic helicopter flight begins
1952 1st transatlantic helicopter flight begins on this day in history.
1952 Julia Lennon, John Lennon's mother dies in a car accident on this day in history.
1953 On this day in history servant of God Archbishop Mar Ivanios (b.1882)
1954 On July - 15 the first commercial jet transport plane built in US tested (Boeing 707)
1954 On July - 15 110°F (43°C) at Balcony Falls, Virginia (state record)
1955 On this day in history wNDU TV channel 16 in South Bend, IN (NBC) begins broadcasting
1956 Beverly Hanson/Kathy Cornelius wins LPGA Hot Springs Golf Invitational on this day in history.
1957 On this day in history george Cleveland actor (Grampa-Lassie), dies at 74
1957 On this day in history dutch Super Constellation crashes near New Guinea, 56 die
1957 George Cleveland, actor (Grampa-Lassie), dies at 74 on July - 15.
1958 On July - 15 julia Lennon mother of Beatle John, dies in an auto accident
1958 On July - 15 pres Eisenhower sends US troops to Lebanon; they stay 3 months
1958 On this day in history julia Lennon, mother of Beatle John, dies in an auto accident
1959 The steel strike of 1959 begins, leading to significant importation of foreign steel for the first time in United States history on this day in history.
1959 On July - 15 ernest Bloch, Swiss/US composer (Macbeth), dies at 78
1960 Lawrence Mervil Tibbett, baritone, dies after surgery at 63 on July - 15.
1963 On this day in history paul McCartney is fined œ17 for speeding
1964 Barry M Goldwater (Sen-R-Az) nominated for president by Republicans on this day in history.
1965 On this day in history uS scientists display close-up photos of Mars from Mariner IV
1968 On this day in history "One Life to Live" premieres on TV
1968 Lura Anson, dies in Woodland at 76 on July - 15.
1969 On July - 15 peter Van Eyck, dies after long illness at 56
1970 Denmark beats Italy 2-0 in first world female soccer championship on July - 15.
1971 On July - 15 pres Nixon announces he would visit People's Rep of China
1971 Guy Wilkerson, dies of cancer at 71 on this day in history.
1973 Ray Davies, announces retirement from Kinks then attempts suicide on July - 15.
1974 Christine Chubbuck, television news reporter (b.1944) on this day in history.
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