Historical Events In May - 15
Tuesday, 19 January 2021
1864 On this day in history battle of New Market, Virginia
1865 Albert Verwey, Dutch poet/literature historian (Motion) on May - 15.
1868 On May - 15 dutch Government of Zuylen van Nijevelt falls
1868 On this day in history dutch Govt of Zuylen van Nijevelt falls
1869 National Woman Suffrage Association forms on this day in history.
1869 National Woman Suffrage Assn forms on May - 15.
1872 On May - 15 thomas Hastings, composer, dies at 87
1873 On May - 15 nikolay N Tcherepnin, St Petersburg, composer of ballets, songs [NS]
1873 Alexander J Cuza, monarch of Moldavia/Romania, dies at 53 on May - 15.
1876 On this day in history 2nd Kentucky Derby: Bobby Swim aboard Vagrant wins in 2:38.25
1878 On this day in history francisco Pujol, composer
1880 Otto Dibelius, German theologist/bishop (Confessional Church) on this day in history.
1882 May Laws-Czar Alexander III bans Jews from living in rural Romania on May - 15.
1883 On May - 15 italy signs military treaty with Austria-Hungary & Germany
1883 Stanley Robert Marchant, composer on May - 15.
1885 Canadian Méti insurgent Louis Riel captured, Saskatchewan on May - 15.
1885 Canadian Meti insurgent Louis Reil captured, Saskatchewan on this day in history.
1886 Emily Dickinson, US poet, dies at 55 on May - 15.
1888 On May - 15 jean Wahl, French philosopher
1889 Bessie Hillman, founder (Almalgamated Clothing Workers of America) on this day in history.
1889 Alfred Potocki, premier Austrian/governor/viceroy of Galicia, dies on May - 15.
1890 Katherine Anne Porter, US, novelist (Ship of Fools) on May - 15.
1891 British Central African Protectorate (now Malawi) is established on May - 15.
1891 On this day in history operations begin at Philips & Company in Holland
1891 British Central African Protectorate (now Malawi) forms on this day in history.
1891 Chief Nipo T Strongheart, Yakima WA, US indian actor (Pony Soldier) on May - 15.
1892 On this day in history arthur Hodister, British ivory seller (Heart of Darkness), murdered
1893 Michel Gusikoff, composer on this day in history.
1894 20th Kentucky Derby: Frank Goodale aboard Chant wins in 2:41 on May - 15.
1895 On this day in history charles Lamont, SF CA, director (Abbott & Costello Go to Mars)
1895 On May - 15 joseph Whitaker, British publisher (Whitaker' Almanack), dies at 75
1896 Tornado kills 78 in Texas on this day in history.
1897 The Greek army retreats with heavy losses in the Greco-Turkish War on May - 15.
1898 Arlette-Leonie Arletty, [Bathiat], Courbevoie France, actress (Maxime) on this day in history.