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 This day in History - July 15
400 Historic Events for July 15
1913

Murvyn Vye, Quincy Mass, actor (Bob Cummings Show)

Birth
1914

Mexican president Huerta flees with 2 million pesos to Europe

Event
1915

Ron Smith, union leader (British Postal Workers)

Birth
1915

Ludwik Grossman, composer, dies at 80

Death
1915

Alexander Durie, vice president (British AA)

Birth
1916

George Maduro, Antillian resistance fighter (Willemsorde/Madurodam)

Birth
1916

22.22" (56.4 cm) of rain falls in Altapass NC (state record)

Event
1916

Boeing Co (Pacific Aero) formed by William Boeing in Seattle Wash

Event
1917

Robert Conquest, English author (Back to Life)

Birth
1918

Lord Buxton of Alsa, CEO (ITV)

Birth
1918

2nd Battle of Marne began during WW I

Event
1919

Iris Murdoch, Dublin Ireland, novelist (Severed Head, Unicorn)

Birth
1920

Eldon Rudd, (Rep-R-AZ, 1977- )

Birth
1920

Ruth ties his record of 29 HRs in a season

Event
1920

Ruthven Wade, British Air Chief marshal

Birth
1921

Jack Hamilton Beeson, composer

Birth
1922

Jiri Lederer, Czechoslovakia, journalist/dissident

Birth
1922

26th US Golf Open: Gene Sarazen shoots a 288 at Skokie CC in Ill

Event
1922

Jef Houthuys, chairman Belgian labor union (ACV 1968-87)

Birth
1922

Jeffrey Benson, CEO (600 group)

Birth
1922

1st duck-billed platypus publicly exhibited in US, at NY zoo

Event
1923

Italian parliament accepts new constitution

Event
1923

27th US Golf Open: Bobby Jones shoots a 296 at Inwood CC in NY

Event
1924

Jeremiah A Denton, (Sen-R-AL, 1981-86)

Birth
1924

David Cox, warden (Nuffield College, Oxford)

Birth