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 This day in History - May 15
459 Historic Events for May 15
1888

Jean Wahl, French philosopher

Birth
1889

Alfred Potocki, premier Austrian/governor/viceroy of Galicia, dies

Death
1889

Bessie Hillman, founder (Almalgamated Clothing Workers of America)

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1890

Katherine Anne Porter, US, novelist (Ship of Fools)

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1891

British Central African Protectorate (now Malawi) forms

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1891

Chief Nipo T Strongheart, Yakima WA, US indian actor (Pony Soldier)

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1891

David Vogel, Ukraine, author (Huwelijksleven)

Birth
1891

Fritz Feigl, Austria, chemist (spot tests)

Birth
1891

Mikhail Bulgakov, Russia, playwright/novelist (Black Snow)

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1891

Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Rerum novarum

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1891

Jules Massenets opera "Griselde," premieres in Paris

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1891

Operations begin at Philips and Co in Holland

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1892

Arthur Hodister, British ivory seller (Heart of Darkness), murdered

Death
1893

Stanley Lupino, English comic (Cheer Up, Over She Goes)

Birth
1893

Michel Gusikoff, composer

Birth
1894

Jean Renoir, French director (La B‚te Humane) [or Sept 15]

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1894

20th Kentucky Derby: Frank Goodale aboard Chant wins in 2:41

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1895

Charles Lamont, SF CA, director (Abbott and Costello Go to Mars)

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1895

Joseph Whitaker, British publisher (Whitaker' Almanack), dies at 75

Death
1896

Tornado kills 78 in Texas

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1897

Casper H”weler, Dutch music critic

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1898

Arlette-Leonie Arletty, [Bathiat], Courbevoie France, actress (Maxime)

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1899

Francisque Sarcey, French writer (Le Temps), dies at 70

Death
1902

Richard J Daley, (Mayor-D-Chic)

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1902

Portugal bankrupt by revolt in Angola

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