Historical Events In May - 15
Wednesday, 02 December 2020
1972 George Wallace shot & left paralyzed by Arthur Bremer in Laurel MD on this day in history.
1972 On this day in history ryukyu Island & Daito Island returned to Japan after 27 years of US control
1972 On May - 15 nigel Green, actor (Skull, Tobruk, Ipcress File), dies at 47
1973 Willem H Rassers, Dutch cult anthropologist (Pandji-Novel), dies at 95 on this day in history.
1974 Mail truck terrorists take school in Maälot, 30 killed on May - 15.
1975 Emmy 2nd Daytime Award & Emmy News & Documentaries Award presentation on this day in history.
1976 "Fonz Song" by Heyettes hits #91 on this day in history.
1976 "Kentucky Moonrunner" by Cledus Maggard hits #85 on this day in history.
1976 On May - 15 emmy Creative Arts Award presentation
1976 On this day in history samuel Eliot Morison, US historian (Admiral of Ocean Sea), dies at 88
1980 On this day in history ottawa agrees to extend natural gas pipeline from Montreal to Quebec City.
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 On May - 15 soyuz 40 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Rumanian) to Salyut 6
1983 Madison Hotel (Boston) destroyed by implosion on May - 15.
1984 On this day in history 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 Argentine ex-President Galtieri sentenced to 12 years on May - 15.
1986 Theodore H White, US journalist (Making of Pres, Pulitzer), dies at 71 on this day in history.
1987 On May - 15 john Baur, museum director, dies at 78
1988 Moscow begins withdrawing its 115,000 troops in Afghánistán on May - 15.
1988 On May - 15 soviet troops begin their withdrawl from Afghanistan
1988 Andrew Duggan, actor (Jigsaw, Firehouse), dies of cancer at 64 on May - 15.
1989 On this day in history maxwell House coffee runs ads during "Roe vs Wade" movie despite threat of boycott by right to lifers
1989 Soviet President Gorbachev in Beijing for first Sino-Soviet summit in 30 years on May - 15.
1989 John Waldo Green, composer, dies at 80 on May - 15.
1990 On May - 15 "Portrait of Doctor Gachet" by Vincent Van Gogh sold for $825 million
1990 On this day in history dow Jones average hits a record 2,822.45
1990 On May - 15 mona Grudt, 19, of Norway, crowned 39th Miss Universe
1991 On this day in history angry independent truckers close down 20 km of Highway 401 near Toronto; cause huge traffic jams.
1991 Defense releases docs claiming Noriega was "CIA's man in Panama" on May - 15.
1991 Edith Cresson becomes France's first female premier on May - 15.
1991 On May - 15 manchester United wins 31th Europe Cup II at Rotterdam
1991 On this day in history nepal premier Bhattarai resigns