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 This day in History - May 15
459 Historic Events for May 15
1924

Andrea Gyarmati, Hungary water polo player (Olympics, 1948-60)

Birth
1924

Paul d'Estornelles de Constant, French diplomat/pacifist, dies at 71

Death
1924

Ursula Thiess, Hamburg, actress (Monsoon, Bengal Brigade, Americano)

Birth
1924

Jaime Garcia Terre, poet/essayist

Birth
1925

Jos Jacobs, Flemish director (Madonna of Nedermunster)

Birth
1925

Andrey Yakoulevich Eshpay, composer

Birth
1925

Emmanuel Ghent, composer

Birth
1926

52nd Kentucky Derby: Albert Johnson on Bubbling Over wins in 2:03.8

Event
1926

Anthony Shaffer, twin brother playwright (Sleuth)

Birth
1926

Clermont Pepin, composer

Birth
1926

Peter Shaffer, twin brother playwright (5 Finger Exercise, Equus)

Birth
1926

Mohammed VI Vahideddin, last sultan of Turkey (1918-22), dies

Death
1926

British general strike ends, but mine workers go on strike

Event
1928

Mickey Mouse made his 1st appearance

Event
1929

Jack Flavell, cricketer (England pace bowler in 4 Tests 1961-64)

Birth
1929

Fire in X-ray film stock kills 125 at Crile Clinic (Cleve Ohio)

Event
1930

Ellen Church becomes 1st airline stewardess, United (SF to Cheyenne)

Event
1930

Jasper Johns, Augusta, Ga, painter/sculptor (Green Target)

Birth
1931

David Healy, actor (Supergirl, Doomsday Gun, Patton, Be My Guest)

Birth
1931

F Korthals Altes, Dutch minister of Justice (VVD)

Birth
1931

Pope Pius XI publishes encyclical Quadragesimo anno

Event
1932

Ki Inukai, premier Japan (1931-32), murdered

Death
1932

John Glen, Thames England, actor (Spy Who Loves Me, Backfire)

Birth
1933

1st voice amplification system to be used in US Senate

Event
1933

Ernest Torrence, actor (I Cover the Waterfront), dies at 54

Death