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What Happened on July 15th This Day in History

Year Name
2021 Three people are killed by a distracted driver in the 2021 Bowburn crash.
2018 France win their second World Cup title, defeating Croatia 4-2.
2016 Factions of the Turkish Armed Forces attempt a coup.
2014 A train derails on the Moscow Metro, killing at least 24 and injuring more than 160 others.
2012 South Korean rapper Psy releases his hit single Gangnam Style.
2009 Caspian Airlines Flight 7908 crashes near Jannatabad, Qazvin, Iran, killing 168.
2006 Twitter, later one of the largest social media platforms in the world, is launched.
2003 AOL Time Warner disbands Netscape. The Mozilla Foundation is established on the same day.
2002 "American Taliban" John Walker Lindh pleads guilty to supplying aid to the enemy and possession of explosives during the commission of a felony.
2002 The Anti-Terrorism Court of Pakistan sentences British born Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh to death, and three others suspected of murdering The Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl to life.
1998 Sri Lankan Civil War: Sri Lankan Tamil MP S. Shanmuganathan is killed by a claymore mine.
1996 A Belgian Air Force C-130 Hercules carrying the Royal Netherlands Army marching band crashes on landing at Eindhoven Airport.
1983 An attack at Orly Airport in Paris is launched by Armenian militant organisation ASALA, leaving eight people dead and 55 injured.
1979 U.S. President Jimmy Carter gives his "malaise speech".
1975 Space Race: Apollo–Soyuz Test Project features the dual launch of an Apollo spacecraft and a Soyuz spacecraft on the first joint Soviet-United States human-crewed flight. It was the last launch of both an Apollo spacecraft, and the Saturn family of rockets.
1974 In Nicosia, Cyprus, Greek junta-sponsored nationalists launch a coup d'état, deposing President Makarios and installing Nikos Sampson as Cypriot president.
1971 The United Red Army is founded in Japan.
1966 Vietnam War: The United States and South Vietnam begin Operation Hastings to push the North Vietnamese out of the Vietnamese Demilitarized Zone.
1959 The steel strike of 1959 begins, leading to significant importation of foreign steel for the first time in United States history.
1955 Eighteen Nobel laureates sign the Mainau Declaration against nuclear weapons, later co-signed by thirty-four others.
1954 The Boeing 367-80, the prototype for both the Boeing 707 and C-135 series, takes its first flight.
1946 The State of North Borneo, now Sabah, Malaysia, is annexed by the United Kingdom.
1941 The Holocaust: Nazi Germany begins the deportation of 100,000 Jews from the occupied Netherlands to extermination camps.
1927 Massacre of July 15, 1927: Eighty-nine protesters are killed by Austrian police in Vienna.
1922 The Japanese Communist Party is established in Japan.
1920 Aftermath of World War I: The Parliament of Poland establishes Silesian Voivodeship before the Polish-German plebiscite.
1918 World War I: The Second Battle of the Marne begins near the River Marne with a German attack.
1916 In Seattle, Washington, William Boeing and George Conrad Westervelt incorporate Pacific Aero Products (later renamed Boeing).
1910 In his book Clinical Psychiatry, Emil Kraepelin gives a name to Alzheimer's disease, naming it after his colleague Alois Alzheimer.
1888 The stratovolcano Mount Bandai erupts, killing approximately 500 people in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.
1870 Reconstruction Era of the United States: Georgia becomes the last of the former Confederate states to be readmitted to the Union.
1870 Canadian Confederation: Rupert's Land and the North-Western Territory are transferred to Canada from the Hudson's Bay Company, and the province of Manitoba and the Northwest Territories are established from these vast territories.
1862 American Civil War: The CSS Arkansas, the most effective ironclad on the Mississippi River, battles with Union Navy ships commanded by Admiral David Farragut, severely damaging three ships and sustaining heavy damage herself. The encounter changed the complexion of warfare on the Mississippi and helped reverse Rebel's fortunes on the river in the summer of 1862.
1838 Ralph Waldo Emerson delivers the Divinity School Address at Harvard Divinity School, discounting Biblical miracles and declaring Jesus a great man, but not God. The Protestant community reacts with outrage.
1834 The Spanish Inquisition is officially disbanded after nearly 356 years.
1823 A fire destroys the ancient Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls in Rome, Italy.
1815 Napoleonic Wars: Napoleon Bonaparte surrenders aboard HMS Bellerophon.
1806 Pike Expedition: United States Army Lieutenant Zebulon Pike begins an expedition from Fort Bellefontaine near St. Louis, Missouri, to explore the west.
1799 The Rosetta Stone is found in the Egyptian village of Rosetta by French Captain Pierre-François Bouchard during Napoleon's Egyptian Campaign.
1789 French Revolution: Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, is named by acclamation Colonel General of the new National Guard of Paris.
1741 Aleksei Chirikov sights land in Southeast Alaska. He sends men ashore in a longboat, making them the first Europeans to visit Alaska.
1738 Baruch Laibov and Alexander Voznitzin are burned alive in St. Petersburg, Russia. Vonitzin had converted to Judaism with Laibov's help, with the consent of Empress Anna Ivanovna.
1640 The first university of Finland, the Royal Academy of Turku, is inaugurated in Turku.[1]
1482 Muhammad XII is crowned the twenty-second and last Nasrid king of Granada.
1410 Polish–Lithuanian–Teutonic War: Battle of Grunwald: The allied forces of the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania defeat the army of the Teutonic Order.
1381 John Ball, a leader in the Peasants' Revolt, is hanged, drawn and quartered in the presence of King Richard II of England.
1240 Swedish–Novgorodian Wars: A Novgorodian army led by Alexander Nevsky defeats the Swedes in the Battle of the Neva.
1207 King John of England expels Canterbury monks for supporting Archbishop Stephen Langton.
1149 The reconstructed Church of the Holy Sepulchre is consecrated in Jerusalem.
1099 First Crusade: Christian soldiers take the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem after the final assault of a difficult siege.
756 An Lushan Rebellion: Emperor Xuanzong of Tang is ordered by his Imperial Guards to execute chancellor Yang Guozhong by forcing him to commit suicide or face a mutiny. General An Lushan has other members of the emperor's family killed.
484 Dedication of the Temple of Castor and Pollux in ancient Rome
70 First Jewish–Roman War: Titus and his armies breach the walls of Jerusalem. (17th of Tammuz in the Hebrew calendar).
Famous People Born on July 15

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Year Name
1953 Mohamad Shahrum Osman, Malaysian politician
1983 Salvatore Iovino, American racing driver
1943 Jocelyn Bell Burnell, Northern Irish astrophysicist, astronomer, and academic
1979 Laura Benanti, American actress and singer
1933 Guido Crepax, Italian author and illustrator (d. 2003)
1938 Ernie Barnes, American football player, actor, and painter (d. 2009)
1983 Nelson Merlo, Brazilian racing driver
1817 Sir John Fowler, 1st Baronet, English engineer, designed the Forth Bridge (d. 1898)
1931 Joanna Merlin, American actress and casting director
1478 Barbara Jagiellon, duchess consort of Saxony and Margravine consort of Meissen (d. 1534)
Famous People Deaths On July 15

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Date Name
1947 Walter Donaldson, American soldier and songwriter (b. 1893)
2021 Peter R. de Vries, Dutch investigative journalist and crime reporter (b. 1956)
1919 Hermann Emil Fischer, German chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1852)
1844 Claude Charles Fauriel, French philologist and historian (b. 1772)
1948 John J. Pershing, American general (b. 1860)
1957 James M. Cox, American publisher and politician, 46th Governor of Ohio (b. 1870)
1445 Joan Beaufort, Queen of Scotland
1898 Jean-Baptiste Salpointe, French-American archbishop (d. 1825)
1932 Cornelis Jacobus Langenhoven, South African poet and politician (b. 1873)
1291 Rudolf I of Germany (b. 1218)