Historical Events In May - 15
Tuesday, 24 November 2020
1955 On May - 15 building of space travel center at Baikonur Kazachstan begins
1955 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
1955 On May - 15 vienna Treaty Britain, France, US & USSR restores Austria's independence
1955 On this day in history vienna Treaty: Britain, France, US & USSR restores Austria's independence
1956 On May - 15 in Orleans Ontario, a Royal Canadian Air Force plane crashes into the Grey Nuns' Home for the Aged in Orleans, killing 15 people, including 11 nuns.
1957 18,000 people at Madison Square Garden-Billy Graham launched a crusade on this day in history.
1957 The first British H-bomb explosion (over Christmas Island) on May - 15.
1958 On this day in history sputnik III satelite launched by the U S S R
1958 USSR launches Sputnik III on May - 15.
1958 Michael G the Boer, historian (Harbor of Amsterdam), dies at 91 on this day in history.
1959 On this day in history berend van den Amstel, [Bernard CED Hattink], Dutch actor, dies at 56
1960 Sputnik 4 launched into Earth orbit; later recovery failed on this day in history.
1960 On May - 15 taxes took 25% of earnings in US
1961 36 Unification church couples wed in Korea on May - 15.
1962 On May - 15 uS marines arrive in Laos
1963 On this day in history last Project Mercury flight, L Gordon Cooper in Faith 7, launched
1963 On this day in history peter, Paul & Mary win their first Grammy (If I Had a Hammer)
1963 On this day in history tottenham Hotspur wins 3rd Europe Cup II at Rotterdam
1964 On this day in history sporting Portugal wins 4th Europe Cup II at Antwerp
1964 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on May - 15.
1964 On May - 15 cornelis H Edelman, Dutch geologist, dies at 61
1965 Adrian Schoevers, Dutch director (Schoevers Institution), dies on May - 15.
1966 On May - 15 south Vietnamese army battle Buddhists, about 80 die
1967 On this day in history paul McCartney meets his future wife Linda Eastman
1967 On May - 15 edward Hopper, US painter (House by Railroad), dies at 84
1968 On this day in history a tornado strikes Jonesboro AR at 10 PM, killing 36
1968 On this day in history paul McCartney & John Lennon appear on Johnny Carson Show to promote Apple records, Joe Garagiola is the substitute host
1969 Associate Justice Abe Fortas resigns from Supreme Court on May - 15.
1970 On May - 15 beatles' last LP, "Let It Be" is released in US
1970 Elizabeth Hoisington & Anna Mae Mays named first female US generals on this day in history.
1970 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island on May - 15.
1970 On this day in history south-Africa excluded from Olympic play
1971 On May - 15 radio Nordsee International's ship bombed
1972 On this day in history bus plunges into Nile River killing 50 pilgrims (Minia Egypt)