Historical Events In May - 15
Monday, 03 August 2020
1955 Building of space travel center at Baikonur Kazachstan begins on May - 15.
1955 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on May - 15.
1955 Vienna Treaty Britain, France, US & USSR restores Austria's independence on May - 15.
1955 On May - 15 vienna Treaty: Britain, France, US & USSR restores Austria's independence
1956 On this day in history 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 On May - 15 18,000 people at Madison Square Garden-Billy Graham launched a crusade
1957 On this day in history the first British H-bomb explosion (over Christmas Island)
1958 On May - 15 sputnik III satelite launched by the U S S R
1958 On this day in history uSSR launches Sputnik III
1958 On May - 15 michael G the Boer, historian (Harbor of Amsterdam), dies at 91
1959 Berend van den Amstel, [Bernard CED Hattink], Dutch actor, dies at 56 on this day in history.
1960 Sputnik 4 launched into Earth orbit; later recovery failed on this day in history.
1960 Taxes took 25% of earnings in US on May - 15.
1961 36 Unification church couples wed in Korea on May - 15.
1962 US marines arrive in Laos on May - 15.
1963 On May - 15 last Project Mercury flight, L Gordon Cooper in Faith 7, launched
1963 Peter, Paul & Mary win their first Grammy (If I Had a Hammer) on May - 15.
1963 Tottenham Hotspur wins 3rd Europe Cup II at Rotterdam on May - 15.
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 Cornelis H Edelman, Dutch geologist, dies at 61 on May - 15.
1965 Adrian Schoevers, Dutch director (Schoevers Institution), dies on this day in history.
1966 South Vietnamese army battle Buddhists, about 80 die on May - 15.
1967 Paul McCartney meets his future wife Linda Eastman on May - 15.
1967 Edward Hopper, US painter (House by Railroad), dies at 84 on this day in history.
1968 On this day in history a tornado strikes Jonesboro AR at 10 PM, killing 36
1968 On May - 15 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 this day in history.
1970 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1970 South-Africa excluded from Olympic play on May - 15.
1971 On May - 15 radio Nordsee International's ship bombed
1972 Bus plunges into Nile River killing 50 pilgrims (Minia Egypt) on this day in history.