Historical Events In May - 15
Friday, 07 August 2020
1899 On this day in history francisque Sarcey, French writer (Le Temps), dies at 70
1902 Portugal bankrupt by revolt in Angola on May - 15.
1902 On this day in history portugal declares itself bankrupt
1902 Lyman Gilmore is 1st person to fly a powered craft on May - 15.
1902 On this day in history richard J Daley, (Mayor-D-Chic)
1903 On this day in history anny Ondra, Czechoslovakia, actress (Blackmail, Manxman)
1904 Clifton Fadiman, Bkln NY, TV host (Information Please, Quiz Kids) on this day in history.
1905 On this day in history las Vegas, Nevada is founded
1905 Pierre de Brazza reaches Leopoldville on this day in history.
1905 On May - 15 las Vegas Nevada founded
1905 Joseph Cotten, Virginia, actor (3rd Man, Airport 77, Hearse) on May - 15.
1906 On May - 15 nY Giants' Hooks Wiltse strikes out 4 batters in 1 inning
1907 Toronto Ontario, plumbers go on four-month strike nobody plug the toilet!!!!! on May - 15.
1907 Josef Alexander, composer on this day in history.
1908 Artist Claude Monet destroys some of his paintings, which he didn't like on May - 15.
1908 On May - 15 lars-Eric Vilner Larsson, Akarp Sweden, composer (Linden)
1909 On this day in history the birth of James Mason, British actor
1909 On this day in history james Mason, England, actor (Lolita, Bloodline, Boys From Brazil)
1910 The last time a major earthquake happened on the Elsinore Fault Zone on this day in history.
1910 Constance Cummings, Wash, actress (John & Julie, 7 Sinners, Glamour) on this day in history.
1911 British house of commons accept Parliament Bill on May - 15.
1911 Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Indiana University, incorporates on this day in history.
1911 Supreme Court dissolves Standard Oil (Sherman Antitrust Act) on this day in history.
1911 Leo Fuchs, Polish/US Yiddish actor (Galitzianer Cowboy) on May - 15.
1912 On this day in history ty Cobb rushes a heckler at a New York Highlander game & is suspended
1912 On May - 15 37th Preakness: Clarnence Turner on Colonel Holloway wins in 1:56.6
1912 On this day in history alexis Kagame, Rwanda, priest/writer
1914 On this day in history henri Rabauds opera "Marouf, Savetier de Caire," premieres in Paris
1914 Jack Pepys, immunologist on this day in history.
1915 On May - 15 a T & T becomes 1st corporation to have 1 million stockholders
1915 Maurice B Latey, commentator (BBC World Service) on May - 15.
1916 On this day in history asiago Italy falls when Austrian troops attack the Italian front
1916 On this day in history bill Williams, Bkln NY, actor (Starlit Time, Date With the Angels)
1917 On May - 15 hugh Edward Lance Falkus, filmmaker/naturalist