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What Happened on June 15th This Day in History

Year Name
2022 Microsoft retires its ubiquitous Internet Explorer after 26 years in favor of its new browser, Microsoft Edge.
2013 A bomb explodes on a bus in the Pakistani city of Quetta, killing at least 25 people and wounding 22 others.
2012 Nik Wallenda becomes the first person to successfully tightrope walk directly over Niagara Falls.
2007 The Nokkakivi Amusement Park is opened in Lievestuore, Laukaa, Finland.
2001 Leaders of China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan formed the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.
1996 The Troubles: The Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) detonates a powerful truck bomb in the middle of Manchester, England, devastating the city centre and injuring 200 people.
1992 The United States Supreme Court rules in United States v. Álvarez-Machaín that it is permissible for the United States to forcibly extradite suspects in foreign countries and bring them to the United States for trial, without approval from those other countries.
1991 In the Philippines, Mount Pinatubo erupts in the second largest volcanic eruption of the 20th century, killing over 800 people.
1985 Rembrandt's painting Danaë is attacked by a man (later judged insane) who throws sulfuric acid on the canvas and cuts it twice with a knife.
1978 King Hussein of Jordan marries American Lisa Halaby, who takes the name Queen Noor.
1977 After the death of dictator Francisco Franco in 1975, the first democratic elections took place in Spain.
1972 Red Army Faction co-founder Ulrike Meinhof is captured by police in Langenhagen.
1972 Cathay Pacific Flight 700Z is destroyed by a bomb over Pleiku, Vietnam (then South Vietnam) kills 81 people.
1970 Charles Manson goes on trial for the Sharon Tate murders.
1944 World War II: The United States invades Saipan, capital of Japan's South Seas Mandate.
1944 In the Saskatchewan general election, the CCF, led by Tommy Douglas, is elected and forms the first socialist government in North America.
1940 World War II: Operation Aerial begins: Allied troops start to evacuate France, following Germany's takeover of Paris and most of the nation.
1937 A German expedition led by Karl Wien loses sixteen members in an avalanche on Nanga Parbat. It is the worst single disaster to occur on an 8000m peak.
1936 First flight of the Vickers Wellington bomber.
1934 The United States Great Smoky Mountains National Park is founded.
1921 Bessie Coleman earns her pilot's license, becoming the first female pilot of African-American descent.
1920 Following the 1920 Schleswig plebiscites, Northern Schleswig is transferred from Germany to Denmark.
1919 John Alcock and Arthur Brown complete the first nonstop transatlantic flight when they reach Clifden, County Galway, Ireland.
1916 United States President Woodrow Wilson signs a bill incorporating the Boy Scouts of America, making them the only American youth organization with a federal charter.
1904 A fire aboard the steamboat SS General Slocum in New York City's East River kills 1,000.
1896 One of the deadliest tsunamis in Japan's history kills more than 22,000 people.
1888 Crown Prince Wilhelm becomes Kaiser Wilhelm II; he will be the last Emperor of the German Empire. Due to the death of his predecessors Wilhelm I and Frederick III, 1888 is the Year of the Three Emperors.
1878 Eadweard Muybridge takes a series of photographs to prove that all four feet of a horse leave the ground when it runs; the study becomes the basis of motion pictures.
1877 Henry Ossian Flipper becomes the first African American cadet to graduate from the United States Military Academy.
1864 American Civil War: The Second Battle of Petersburg begins.
1864 Arlington National Cemetery is established when 200 acres (0.81 km2) of the Arlington estate (formerly owned by Confederate General Robert E. Lee) are officially set aside as a military cemetery by U.S. Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton.
1859 Ambiguity in the Oregon Treaty leads to the "Northwestern Boundary Dispute" between American and British/Canadian settlers.
1846 The Oregon Treaty extends the border between the United States and British North America, established by the Treaty of 1818, westward to the Pacific Ocean.
1844 Charles Goodyear receives a patent for vulcanization, a process to strengthen rubber.
1836 Arkansas is admitted as the 25th U.S. state.
1808 Joseph Bonaparte becomes King of Spain.
1804 New Hampshire approves the Twelfth Amendment to the United States Constitution, ratifying the document.
1800 The Provisional Army of the United States is dissolved.
1776 Delaware Separation Day: Delaware votes to suspend government under the British Crown and separate officially from Pennsylvania.
1752 Benjamin Franklin proves that lightning is electricity (traditional date, the exact date is unknown).
1670 The first stone of Fort Ricasoli is laid down in Malta.
1667 The first human blood transfusion is administered by Dr. Jean-Baptiste Denys.
1648 Margaret Jones is hanged in Boston for witchcraft in the first such execution for the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
1607 Colonists finished building James's Fort, to defend against Spanish and Indian attacks.
1520 Pope Leo X threatens to excommunicate Martin Luther in Exsurge Domine.
1502 Christopher Columbus lands on the island of Martinique on his fourth voyage.
1410 In a decisive battle at Onon River, the Mongol forces of Oljei Temur were decimated by the Chinese armies of the Yongle Emperor.
1410 Ottoman Interregnum: Süleyman Çelebi defeats his brother Musa Çelebi outside the Byzantine capital, Constantinople.
1389 Battle of Kosovo: The Ottoman Empire defeats Serbs and Bosnians.
1312 At the Battle of Rozgony, King Charles I of Hungary wins a decisive victory over the family of Palatine Amade Aba.
1300 The city of Bilbao is founded.
1246 With the death of Frederick II, Duke of Austria, the Babenberg dynasty ends in Austria.
1219 Northern Crusades: Danish victory at the Battle of Lindanise (modern-day Tallinn) establishes the Danish Duchy of Estonia.
1215 King John of England puts his seal to Magna Carta.
1184 The naval Battle of Fimreite is won by the Birkebeiner pretender Sverre Sigurdsson. Sigurdsson takes the Norwegian throne and King Magnus V of Norway is killed.
923 Battle of Soissons: King Robert I of France is killed and King Charles the Simple is arrested by the supporters of Duke Rudolph of Burgundy.
844 Louis II is crowned as king of Italy at Rome by pope Sergius II.
763 Assyrians record a solar eclipse that is later used to fix the chronology of Mesopotamian history.
Famous People Born on June 15

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Year Name
1946 Demis Roussos, Egyptian-Greek singer-songwriter and bass player (d. 2015)
1916 Herbert A. Simon, American political scientist and economist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2001)
1913 Tom Adair, American songwriter, composer, and screenwriter (d. 1988)
1624 Hiob Ludolf, German orientalist and philologist (d. 1704)
1969 Idalis DeLeón, American singer and actress
1930 Miguel Méndez, American author and academic (d. 2013)
1993 Cooper Kupp, American football player
1989 Bryan Clauson, American race car driver (d. 2016)
1970 David Bayssari, Australian rugby league player
1906 Léon Degrelle, Belgian SS officer (d. 1994)
Famous People Deaths On June 15

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Date Name
2003 Hume Cronyn, Canadian-American actor (b. 1911)
970 Adalbert, bishop of Passau
1184 Magnus Erlingsson, King of Norway (b. 1156)
1999 Omer Côté, Canadian lawyer and politician (b. 1906)
1614 Henry Howard, 1st Earl of Northampton, English courtier and politician, Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports (b. 1540)
1073 Emperor Go-Sanjō of Japan (b. 1034)
1967 Tatu Kolehmainen, Finnish runner (b. 1885)
1888 Frederick III, German Emperor (b. 1831)
1934 Alfred Bruneau, French cellist and composer (b. 1857)
1189 Minamoto no Yoshitsune, Japanese general (b. 1159)