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 This day in History - July 15
400 Historic Events for July 15
1867

Maggie Mitchell Walker, 1st woman bank director/philanthropist

Birth
1868

William Thomas Morton, dentist (1st to use ether), dies

Death
1869

Margarine is patents by Hippolye M‚ga-MouriŠs for use by French Navy

Event
1869

A J Hayne, black captain of Arkansas militia, assassinated

Death
1870

Manitoba becomes 5th Canadian province and NW Territories created

Event
1870

Hudson's Bay and Northwest Territories transferred to Canada

Event
1870

Georgia becomes last confederate to be readmitted to US

Event
1870

Ernest Walker, composer

Birth
1872

Jos‚ Enrique Rod¢, Montevideo Uruguay, writer (Motivos the Proteo)

Birth
1875

Frank "Pop" Morgenweck, basketball hall of famer (elected 1962)

Birth
1875

Jean van den Eeckhoudt, Belgian painter

Birth
1876

Aleksander Fredro, Polish comedy writer (Zemstra), dies at 82

Death
1876

Baseball's 1st no-hitter, St Louis' George W Bradley no-hits Hartford

Event
1878

Willem Paerels, Neth/Belgian painter/graphic artist

Birth
1881

William "Billy the Kid" Bonney, shot by sheriff Pat Garrett at 21

Death
1883

Tom Thumb, famous small person (40"), dies of a stroke at 44

Death
1884

Enrique Soro Barriga, composer

Birth
1885

Rosal¡a de Castro, Spanish writer, dies at 48

Death
1888

Bandai volcano (Japan) erupts for 1st time in 1,000 years

Event
1889

Marjorie Rambeau, SF Calif, actress (Primrose Path, Torch Song)

Birth
1890

Gottfried Keller, writer, dies at 70

Death
1892

Walter Benjamin, German literature critic/writer

Birth
1893

Enid Bennett, Australia, silent film actress (Skippy, Hairpins)

Birth
1893

Commodore Perry arrives in Japan

Event
1898

Noel Gay, [Richard Moxon Armitage], composer

Birth