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 This day in History - October 15
378 Historic Events for October 15
1902

Andrey Yakolevich Shtogarenko, composer

Birth
1902

William Edmundson, Spokane Wash, vocalist (Southernaires)

Birth
1904

Julian Hodge, British financier/multi-millionaire (Hodge Group)

Birth
1905

Dag Ivar Wiren, composer

Birth
1905

Charles P Snow, England, novelist/scientist (Death Under Sail)

Birth
1905

Edna Deanne Fuelling, dancer choreographer/drama teacher

Birth
1905

Claude Debussy's "La Mer," premieres

Event
1905

Alexey Kozlovsky, composer

Birth
1905

Union workers at NVV rejects safety demands

Event
1907

John "Cardinal" Dearden, US cardinal (1969-88)/archbishop of Detroit

Birth
1908

John Kenneth Galbraith, economist (Affluent Society-58 Hillman Award)

Birth
1909

Robert Trout, Wake County NC, newscaster (ABC)

Birth
1910

Stanley "Midnight Assassin" Ketchel, heavy weight boxing champ, shot and killed

Death
1910

Xenophon Balaskas, cricketer (South African leg-spinner of 30's)

Birth
1911

James H[enry] Schmitz, Germany, sci-fi author (Lion Game)

Birth
1912

Red Sox Tris Speaker's makes only world series unassisted double play, from the outfield

Event
1913

Klaus Barbie, gestapo chief (Lyon)

Birth
1913

Train crash in Liverpool during "Black Week"

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1914

Aleksander Rozycki, composer, dies at 69

Death
1914

Battle of Warsaw, begins (ends Oct 21)

Event
1914

Clayton Anti-trust Act passed (union and strike rights)

Event
1914

ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) founded

Event
1915

W Weyrauch, writer

Birth
1915

Paul Scheerbart, [Bruno Kfer], German writer (Tarub), dies at 52

Death
1917

Mata Hari, Dutch dancer/German spy, executed by firing squad in Paris

Death