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Historical Events In May - 15

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1972  George Wallace shot & left paralyzed by Arthur Bremer in Laurel MD on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  On this day in history ryukyu Island & Daito Island returned to Japan after 27 years of US control  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  On May - 15 nigel Green, actor (Skull, Tobruk, Ipcress File), dies at 47  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  Willem H Rassers, Dutch cult anthropologist (Pandji-Novel), dies at 95 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  Mail truck terrorists take school in Maälot, 30 killed on May - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  Emmy 2nd Daytime Award & Emmy News & Documentaries Award presentation on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  "Fonz Song" by Heyettes hits #91 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  "Kentucky Moonrunner" by Cledus Maggard hits #85 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On May - 15 emmy Creative Arts Award presentation  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On this day in history samuel Eliot Morison, US historian (Admiral of Ocean Sea), dies at 88  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1980  On this day in history ottawa agrees to extend natural gas pipeline from Montreal to Quebec City.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  On this day in history shawn Weatherly, Sumter SC, crowned 29th Miss USA/Miss Universe-1980  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  George Harrison releases "All Those Years Ago" in UK on May - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  On May - 15 soyuz 40 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Rumanian) to Salyut 6  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  Madison Hotel (Boston) destroyed by implosion on May - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  On this day in history lionel Charles Robbins, British economist, dies at 85  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  Jackie Curtis, actor (Underground USA), dies of a drug overdose at 38 on May - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  Argentine ex-President Galtieri sentenced to 12 years on May - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  Theodore H White, US journalist (Making of Pres, Pulitzer), dies at 71 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  On May - 15 john Baur, museum director, dies at 78  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  Moscow begins withdrawing its 115,000 troops in Afghánistán on May - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  On May - 15 soviet troops begin their withdrawl from Afghanistan  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  Andrew Duggan, actor (Jigsaw, Firehouse), dies of cancer at 64 on May - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  On this day in history maxwell House coffee runs ads during "Roe vs Wade" movie despite threat of boycott by right to lifers  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  Soviet President Gorbachev in Beijing for first Sino-Soviet summit in 30 years on May - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  John Waldo Green, composer, dies at 80 on May - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  On May - 15 "Portrait of Doctor Gachet" by Vincent Van Gogh sold for $825 million  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  On this day in history dow Jones average hits a record 2,822.45  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  On May - 15 mona Grudt, 19, of Norway, crowned 39th Miss Universe  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  On this day in history angry independent truckers close down 20 km of Highway 401 near Toronto; cause huge traffic jams.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  Defense releases docs claiming Noriega was "CIA's man in Panama" on May - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  Edith Cresson becomes France's first female premier on May - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  On May - 15 manchester United wins 31th Europe Cup II at Rotterdam  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  On this day in history nepal premier Bhattarai resigns  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  On this day in history birth of claudio Giovanni Antonio Monteverdi, Cremona Italy, composer (L'Orfeo)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1720  Maximilian Hell, Slovakian astronomer (d. 1792) was born on May - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1759  On this day in history birth of maria Theresia von Paradis, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1764  Johann Nepomuk Kalcher, composer was born on May - 15.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0392  On this day in history death of valentinianus II, emperor of Rome (375-392), murdered at 21  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0884  On this day in history marinus I, [Martinus II], Pope (882-84), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0913  On May - 15 death of hatto I, Archbishop of Mainz  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1036  On this day in history death of emperor Go-Ichijō of Japan (b. 1008)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1157  Death of Yury Dolgoruky, Russian prince on this day in history.  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 this day in history 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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