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 This day in History - March 15
406 Historic Events for March 15
1885

1st performance of C‚sar Franck's "Lesson Djinns"

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1887

1st salaried fish and game warden (William Alden Smith in Michigan)

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1889

6 US and German warships perish in harbor of Apia Samoa, 200 die

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1892

NY State unveils automatic ballot booth (voting machine)

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1892

1st escalator patented by inventor Jesse W Reno (NYC)

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1894

Slava Vorlova, composer

Birth
1897

1st indoor fly casting tournament opens, at Madison Square Garden

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1900

Gilberto Freye, Brazilian sociologist/writer

Birth
1901

Horse racing is banned in San Francisco, last race Mar 16th

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1901

Theo Uden Marsman, Dutch orchestra leader

Birth
1901

J Pat O'Malley, England, actor (Touch of Grace, Gunn, Star!)

Birth
1901

Colin McPhee, Montr‚al Canada, composer (H2O, Mechanical Princibles)

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1902

Kitty Masters, actress

Birth
1902

Zarah Leander, Swedish/German singer/actress (Gabriela)

Birth
1903

Frederick Lugard occupies Sokoto West Africa

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1904

George Brent, Dublin Ireland, actor (42nd St, Jezebel)

Birth
1905

Joe E Ross, comedian (Gunther Toody-Car 54, Ritzik-Phil Silvers Show)

Birth
1905

Arnold Kerdijk, Dutch liberal/founder (Social Weekly), dies at 60

Death
1905

B Amalie Skram-Alver, Norwegian author (Paa St Jírgen), dies at 58

Death
1905

Berthold Schenck von Stauffenberg, attempted to assassinate Hitler

Birth
1906

Brits Rolls, Royce and Johnson form Rolls Royce Ltd

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1906

Alfred Gilpin Jones, lt-gov of Nova Scotia (1900-06), dies at 81

Death
1907

Finland is 1st European country to give women the right to vote

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1907

Paul Maxey, Wheaton Ill, actor (Matt-Lassie, Mayor-People's Choice)

Birth
1907

Jimmy McPartland, jazz trumpeteer/actor (Magic Horn)

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