Historical Events In May - 15
Monday, 03 August 2020
1972 George Wallace shot & left paralyzed by Arthur Bremer in Laurel MD on May - 15.
1972 On this day in history ryukyu Island & Daito Island returned to Japan after 27 years of US control
1972 On this day in history nigel Green, actor (Skull, Tobruk, Ipcress File), dies at 47
1973 Willem H Rassers, Dutch cult anthropologist (Pandji-Novel), dies at 95 on May - 15.
1974 Mail truck terrorists take school in Maälot, 30 killed on this day in history.
1975 On this day in history emmy 2nd Daytime Award & Emmy News & Documentaries Award presentation
1976 "Fonz Song" by Heyettes hits #91 on May - 15.
1976 On this day in history "Kentucky Moonrunner" by Cledus Maggard hits #85
1976 On this day in history emmy Creative Arts Award presentation
1976 On May - 15 samuel Eliot Morison, US historian (Admiral of Ocean Sea), dies at 88
1980 Ottawa agrees to extend natural gas pipeline from Montreal to Quebec City on this day in history.
1980 On this day in history shawn Weatherly, Sumter SC, crowned 29th Miss USA/Miss Universe-1980
1981 George Harrison releases "All Those Years Ago" in UK on May - 15.
1981 Soyuz 40 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Rumanian) to Salyut 6 on May - 15.
1983 On May - 15 madison Hotel (Boston) destroyed by implosion
1984 On May - 15 lionel Charles Robbins, British economist, dies at 85
1985 Jackie Curtis, actor (Underground USA), dies of a drug overdose at 38 on May - 15.
1986 On this day in history argentine ex-President Galtieri sentenced to 12 years
1986 On this day in history theodore H White, US journalist (Making of Pres, Pulitzer), dies at 71
1987 John Baur, museum director, dies at 78 on this day in history.
1988 On this day in history moscow begins withdrawing its 115,000 troops in Afghánistán
1988 Soviet troops begin their withdrawl from Afghanistan on May - 15.
1988 On this day in history andrew Duggan, actor (Jigsaw, Firehouse), dies of cancer at 64
1989 Maxwell House coffee runs ads during "Roe vs Wade" movie despite threat of boycott by right to lifers on this day in history.
1989 On this day in history soviet President Gorbachev in Beijing for first Sino-Soviet summit in 30 years
1989 On May - 15 john Waldo Green, composer, dies at 80
1990 On this day in history "Portrait of Doctor Gachet" by Vincent Van Gogh sold for $825 million
1990 Dow Jones average hits a record 2,822.45 on this day in history.
1990 On this day in history mona Grudt, 19, of Norway, crowned 39th Miss Universe
1991 Angry independent truckers close down 20 km of Highway 401 near Toronto; cause huge traffic jams on this day in history.
1991 On May - 15 defense releases docs claiming Noriega was "CIA's man in Panama"
1991 On this day in history edith Cresson becomes France's first female premier
1991 On this day in history manchester United wins 31th Europe Cup II at Rotterdam
1991 On this day in history nepal premier Bhattarai resigns