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Historical Events In May - 15

Friday, 14 August 2020

1936  Amy Johnson arrives in Croydon England from South Africa in record 4 days 16 hours on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  Amy Johnson arrives in Croydon England from S Afr in record 4d16h on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  On this day in history paul-Henri Spak forms red coalition of Belgium  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  On May - 15 german armour division moves into Northern France  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  On May - 15 german troops occupy Amsterdam, General Winkelman surrenders  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  On May - 15 nazis capture General Dutch Persbureau (ANP)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  On May - 15 nylon stockings go on sale for first time (US)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  Premier Winston Churchill flies to Paris France on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  On May - 15 the first successful helicopter flight in US Vought-Sikorsky US-300  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  On May - 15 joseph Limburg, liberal 2nd-Member of parliament (1905-19), dies at 75  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1940  On May - 15 the first successful helicopter flight in US: Vought-Sikorsky US-300  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  On May - 15 british attack Halfaya-pass & Fort Capuzzo in Egypt & Libya  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  Nazi occupiers in Netherlands forbid Jewish music on May - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  On this day in history rumania passes law condemning Jews to forced labor.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  On this day in history the first British turbojet flies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  Australian troops reinforce Port Moresby on May - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  Gasoline first rationed in US (17 Eastern States) on May - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  On May - 15 movement of POWs ("A Force") to Thailand from Singapore for work on the Burma-Thailand Railway  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  On this day in history nazi occupiers in Netherlands arrests 2,000 Dutch officers  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  Halifax bombers sinks U-463 on May - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  On this day in history warsaw ghetto uprising ends, in it's destruction  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  14,000 Jews of Munkacs Hungary deported to Auschwitz on May - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  Deportation of Hungarian Jews to Auschwitz begins on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On this day in history eisenhower, Montgomery, Churchill & George VI discuss D-Day plan  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On May - 15 sergei Aleksi becomes guardian of Patriarch Throne  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  Major Courtney, US medal of honor marine, dies in battle of Sugar Loaf on May - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  On this day in history 28 year old British Mandate over Palestine ends  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  On this day in history australia scores 721 runs in one day vs Essex, world record  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  On this day in history bradman scores 187 Australia vs Essex, 124 minutes, 33 fours 1 five  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq & Saudi-Arabia troops attack Israel on May - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  AT&T is first US company to have one million stockholders on May - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1952  Albert Basserman, actor (Madame Curie, Rhapsody in Blue), dies at 84 on May - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1953  On this day in history heavyweight Rocky Marciano KOs Joe Walcott in Chicago for heavywgt boxing title  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1953  On this day in history osip Zadkines monument to "The destroyed city" unveiled in Rotterdam  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1565  Henrick de Keyser, architect/master builder of Amsterdam was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1567  Claudio Giovanni Antonio Monteverdi, Cremona Italy, composer (L'Orfeo) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1608  On this day in history birth of renĂ© Goupil, French Catholic missionary (Canadian Martyrs) (d. 1642)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1720  On May - 15 birth of maximilian Hell, Slovakian astronomer (d. 1792)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1749  On May - 15 birth of levi Lincoln, Sr., American revolutionary, statesman, politician, and acting Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1820)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1754  Pierre Dutillieu, composer was born on May - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1759  On May - 15 birth of maria Theresia von Paradis, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1764  On this day in history birth of johann Nepomuk Kalcher, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0392  Death of Valentinianus II, emperor of Rome (375-392), murdered at 21 on May - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0884  On May - 15 marinus I, [Martinus II], Pope (882-84), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0913  On this day in history death of hatto I, Archbishop of Mainz  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1036  Death of Emperor Go-IchijĹŤ of Japan (b. 1008) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1157  On this day in history death of yury Dolgoruky, Russian prince  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1174  On this day in history nur ad-Din Mahmud, King of Syria, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1381  On May - 15 death of eppelein von Gailingen, German robber baron  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1470  Death of Charles VIII of Sweden (b. 1409) on May - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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