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 This day in History - August 15
428 Historic Events for August 15
1892

Knud Christian Jeppesen, composer

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1892

4th and last British government of Gladstone forms

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1893

US no longer allowed exclusive rights in Bering Sea

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1893

Alexander Vasil'yevich Gauk, composer

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1893

Harlow H Curtice, pres of General Motors (1953-8)

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1896

Leon Theremin, electronic musical instruments inventor

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1897

Marion Eugene Bauer, composer

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1898

Lillian Carter, Pres Carter's (1977-1981) mom

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1899

Louisville's Henry Dowling struck out 5 times in a game

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1900

Estelle Brody, NYC, actress (Safari, Kitty, Plaything)

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1901

Arias Arnulfo, 3 time president of Panama (1940-41, 49-51, 68)

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1901

Sulho Ranta, composer

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1901

Hans Lorbeer, writer

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1901

Byron Arnold, composer

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1901

Arch Rock, danger to Bay shipping, blasted with 30 tons of nitro

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1901

Karl Weinhold, Germany, sociologist, dies at 77

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1902

Jan RT Campert, writer (Song the 18 dead)

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1904

Bill Baird, Grand Is Nebr, puppeteer (Kukla Fran and Ollie, Muppet Show)

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1905

Phila A's Rube Waddell no-hits St Louis Browns, 2-0 in 5 innings

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1906

Finn Videro, composer

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1906

1st freight delivery tunnel system begins, underneath Chicago

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1907

Joseph Joachim, German violinist/composer, dies at 76

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1907

Paul Vincze, medallist

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1909

Raymond O'Malley, teacher

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1910

Hugo Winterhalter, composer

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