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 This day in History - June 15
439 Historic Events for June 15
1884

Harry Langdon, Council Bluffs IA, comic/director (Strong Man)

Birth
1886

Charles Wood, composer

Birth
1887

NY Giants beat Phila Phillies 29-1

Event
1887

Carlisle D Graham survives 2nd ride in Niagara waterfall in barrel

Event
1887

Stanley's expedition reaches Yambuya waterfalls Congo

Event
1888

Ram¢n L¢pez Velarde, Mexican poet (La Sangre Devota)

Birth
1888

Maria Dermo–t, Java, Dutch novelist (10,000 Things)

Birth
1888

Wilhelm II becomes emperor of Germany

Event
1888

Frederik III NK van Hohenzollern, German Emperor/king of Prussia, dies

Death
1889

Start of Sherlock Holmes Adv "Stockbroker's Clerk" (BG)

Event
1889

Mihail Eminesco, Romanian poet (Luceafarul), dies at 39

Death
1893

Jacob HA van Coeverden, boer/edelman

Birth
1893

Ferenc Erkel, Hungarian composer/conductor (B nk B n), dies at 82

Death
1894

Robert Russell Bennett, Kansas City, composer/arranger (Oklahoma!)

Birth
1894

Phillies beat Cincinnati Reds, 21-8

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1895

Richard Genee, composer, dies at 72

Death
1896

Tsunami strikes Shinto festival on beach at Sanriku Japan 27,000 are killed, 9,000 injured, with 13,000 houses destroyed

Event
1897

Liberals/social-democrats win Dutch 2nd Parliamentary election

Event
1898

Thomas Henry Wait Armstrong, organist

Birth
1898

Willem Scheps, Dutch journalist

Birth
1898

US marines attack Spanish off Guant namo Cuba

Event
1898

US House of Reps accept annexation of Hawaii

Event
1900

Paul J Mares, US, jazz trumpetist/composer (Farewell blues)

Birth
1900

Otto Clarence Luening, Milwaukee Wisconsin, composer (Sonority Canon)

Birth
1901

John Wesley Work, composer

Birth