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 This day in History - March 15
406 Historic Events for March 15
1908

1st performance of Maurice Ravel's "Rapsodie Espagnole"

Event
1910

An Rutgers van der Loeff-Basenau, children book writer (Skating Race)

Birth
1912

Pitcher Cy Young retires from baseball with 511 wins

Event
1912

Lightnin' [Sam] Hopkins, Texas, blues stylist (Ball of Twine)

Birth
1912

Louis Paul Boon, Flemish writer (Kapellekensbaan)

Birth
1912

Duncan Stuart Wilson-MacDonald, fighter pilot

Birth
1913

Lex Goudsmit, Dutch actor (Fiddler on the Roof)

Birth
1913

Cleveland establishes 1st small claims court

Event
1913

MacDonald Carey, Sioux City Iowa, actor (One Life to Live, Dream Girl)

Birth
1913

1st presidential press conference (Woodrow Wilson)

Event
1915

Neth merchant ship Tubantia torpedoed and sinks in North Sea

Event
1915

David Schoenbrun, CBS broadcast bureau head (Wash, Paris)

Birth
1915

Richard Ward, Glenside Pa, actor (Beacon Hill)

Birth
1916

Gen Pershing, 15,000 troops chasing Villa into Mexico, stays 10-mos

Event
1916

Harry James, Albany Ga, trumpeter (married to Betty Grable)

Birth
1916

Geert Lubberhuizen, publisher (Busy Bee)

Birth
1916

University of Gent goes under Dutch control

Event
1917

Nicholas II, last Russian tsar, says he will abdicate [3/3 OS]

Event
1918

Jose Silvestre de los Dolores White Lafitte, composer, dies at 82

Death
1918

Juliette Marie Olga Lili Boulanger, composer, dies at 24

Death
1918

Lili Boulanger, composer, dies at 24

Death
1918

Janet Leach, potter

Birth
1918

Richard Ellmann, US, literary scholar/writer (Oscar Wilde)

Birth
1919

American Legion forms (Paris)

Event
1919

John Gregson, Liverpool England, actor (Gideon CID, Shirley's World)

Birth