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 This day in History - August 15
428 Historic Events for August 15
1922

Lukas Foss, [Fuchs], Berlin Germany, composer (Prairie)

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1923

Eamon de Valera arrested in Irish Free State

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1923

Mexico and US reaches accord over oil concession of 1917

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1923

Simon Peres, [Persky], premier of Israel

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1923

Rose Marie, NYC, actress (Sally Rogers-Dick Van Dyke Show)

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1924

Robert Oxton Bolt, playwright (Man for All Seasons, Dr Zhivago)

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1924

Phyllis Schlafly, St Louis, right-winger/Eagle Forum president

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1925

White Sox Dickie Kerr, 1st appearance since winning 2 world series games in 1919

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1925

Norway annexes Spitsbergen

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1925

Rose Marie, actress/comedienne (Sally Rogers-Dick Van Dyke Show)

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1925

Gertrude Shope, South African head (ANC female section)

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1925

Billy Pinkney, Sumter NC, rock bassist/vocalist (Drifters)

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1925

Mike Connors, [Krekor Ohanian], Fresno, Calif, actor (Mannix)

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1926

Lyutsian Abramovich Prigozhn, composer

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1926

Lewis T Preston, banker

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1926

Georgiann Johnson, Decorah Iowa, actress (Marge-Mr Peepers)

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1927

Eddie Leadbeater, cricketer (England leg-spinner with an avg of 109)

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1928

Nicolas Roeg, London England, cinematographer/director (Aria, Eureka)

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1931

Janice Rule, Norwood Ohio, actress (Alvarez Kelly, Doctor's Wife)

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1931

Mario Kuri-Aldana, composer

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1931

Ernest Lassy completes longest canoe journey without port (6,102 mi)

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1931

Spakenburg soccer team forms

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1931

Roy Wilkins joined NAACP as asst secretary

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1932

Robert L[ull] Forward, US, sci-fi author (Dragon's Egg, Starquake)

Birth
1933

Lori Nelson, Santa Fe NM, actress (Greta-How to Marry a Millionaire)

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