Historical Events In May - 15
Tuesday, 19 January 2021
1899 On this day in history francisque Sarcey, French writer (Le Temps), dies at 70
1902 On May - 15 portugal bankrupt by revolt in Angola
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 Richard J Daley, (Mayor-D-Chic) on May - 15.
1903 Anny Ondra, Czechoslovakia, actress (Blackmail, Manxman) on May - 15.
1904 Clifton Fadiman, Bkln NY, TV host (Information Please, Quiz Kids) on May - 15.
1905 On this day in history las Vegas, Nevada is founded
1905 On this day in history pierre de Brazza reaches Leopoldville
1905 Las Vegas Nevada founded on May - 15.
1905 On May - 15 joseph Cotten, Virginia, actor (3rd Man, Airport 77, Hearse)
1906 On this day in history nY Giants' Hooks Wiltse strikes out 4 batters in 1 inning
1907 On this day in history toronto Ontario, plumbers go on four-month strike nobody plug the toilet!!!!!
1907 On this day in history josef Alexander, composer
1908 Artist Claude Monet destroys some of his paintings, which he didn't like on this day in history.
1908 Lars-Eric Vilner Larsson, Akarp Sweden, composer (Linden) on May - 15.
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 May - 15.
1910 Constance Cummings, Wash, actress (John & Julie, 7 Sinners, Glamour) on May - 15.
1911 On May - 15 british house of commons accept Parliament Bill
1911 On this day in history kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Indiana University, incorporates
1911 Supreme Court dissolves Standard Oil (Sherman Antitrust Act) on May - 15.
1911 Leo Fuchs, Polish/US Yiddish actor (Galitzianer Cowboy) on May - 15.
1912 Ty Cobb rushes a heckler at a New York Highlander game & is suspended on May - 15.
1912 37th Preakness: Clarnence Turner on Colonel Holloway wins in 1:56.6 on this day in history.
1912 Alexis Kagame, Rwanda, priest/writer on this day in history.
1914 On this day in history henri Rabauds opera "Marouf, Savetier de Caire," premieres in Paris
1914 Jack Pepys, immunologist on May - 15.
1915 A T & T becomes 1st corporation to have 1 million stockholders on May - 15.
1915 Maurice B Latey, commentator (BBC World Service) on May - 15.
1916 On May - 15 asiago Italy falls when Austrian troops attack the Italian front
1916 Bill Williams, Bkln NY, actor (Starlit Time, Date With the Angels) on May - 15.
1917 On this day in history hugh Edward Lance Falkus, filmmaker/naturalist