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 This day in History - May 15
459 Historic Events for May 15
1902

Lyman Gilmore is 1st person to fly a powered craft

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1903

Anny Ondra, Czechoslovakia, actress (Blackmail, Manxman)

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1904

Gustav-Adolf Boltenstein, Sweden, equest dressage (Oly-gold-1952, 56)

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1904

Clifton Fadiman, Bkln NY, TV host (Information Please, Quiz Kids)

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1905

Las Vegas Nevada founded

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1905

Pierre de Brazza reaches Leopoldville

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1905

Joseph Cotten, Virginia, actor (3rd Man, Airport 77, Hearse)

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1906

NY Giants' Hooks Wiltse strikes out 4 batters in 1 inning

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1907

Phillip Piratin, communist

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1907

Josef Alexander, composer

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1908

Lars-Eric Vilner Larsson, Akarp Sweden, composer (Linden)

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1909

James Mason, England, actor (Lolita, Bloodline, Boys From Brazil)

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1909

Rodolfo Cornejo, composer

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1910

Robert F Wagner, (Mayor-D-NYC, 1949-65) [or Apr 20]

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1910

Constance Cummings, Wash, actress (John and Julie, 7 Sinners, Glamour)

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1911

British house of commons accept Parliament Bill

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1911

Supreme Court dissolves Standard Oil (Sherman Antitrust Act)

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1911

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Indiana University, incorporates

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1911

Max Frisch, Swiss architect/writer (Stiller, Biedermann)

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1911

Leo Fuchs, Polish/US Yiddish actor (Galitzianer Cowboy)

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1912

Alexis Kagame, Rwanda, priest/writer

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1912

Alexis Nihon, Bahamas, wrestler (Olympics-1968)

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1912

Arthur Victor Berger, NYC, composer (Ideas of Order)

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1912

37th Preakness: Clarnence Turner on Colonel Holloway wins in 1:56.6

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1912

Ty Cobb rushes a heckler at a NY Highlander game and is suspended

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