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 This day in History - May 15
459 Historic Events for May 15
1947

Graham Goble, Adelaide,Australia, rock guitarist (Little River Band)

Birth
1948

28 year old British Mandate over Palestine ends

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1948

74th Preakness: Eddie Arcaro aboard Citation wins in 2:02.4

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1948

Australia scores 721 runs in one day v Essex, world record

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1948

Brian Eno, Woodbridge England, rock keyboardist/singer (On Land)

Birth
1948

Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and Saudi-Arabia troops attack Israel

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1948

Bradman scores 187 Aust v Essex, 124 minutes, 33 fours 1 five

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1949

Frank L Culbertson Jr, Charleston SC, Cmdr USN/astro (STS-38)

Birth
1949

Eric J Beekes, actor/singer (Hunk)

Birth
1949

Wendy Pritchard, Australian women's field hockey team manager (Oly-96)

Birth
1951

ATandT is 1st US company to have one million stockholders

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1951

Dennis Frederiksen, rocker (Toto-Roseanna, Africa)

Birth
1952

Albert Basserman, actor (Madame Curie, Rhapsody in Blue), dies at 84

Death
1952

Johnny Longden becomes 2nd jockey to ride 4,000 winners

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1952

Italo Montemezzi, composer, dies at 76

Death
1952

Rick Waits, baseball pitcher (Rangers, Indians, Twins)

Birth
1952

Detroit Tiger Virgil Trucks no-hits Wash Senators, 1-0

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1953

Rocky Marciano KOs Jersey Joe Walcott in 1 for heavywgt boxing title

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1953

Heavyweight Rocky Marciano KOs Joe Walcott in Chicago

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1953

George Brett, WV, KC Royal 3rd baseman (1980 AL MVP)

Birth
1953

Mike Oldfield, England, composer (Tubular Bells)

Birth
1953

Osip Zadkines monument to "The destroyed city" unveiled in Rotterdam

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1954

Bob Beauchemin, Winnipeg Canada, golfer (West Coast Open-1982, 83)

Birth
1954

KGLO (now KIMT) TV channel 3 in Mason City, IA (CBS) 1st broadcast

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1955

Austrian state treaty signed making Austria independent again

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