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 This day in History - September 15
430 Historic Events for September 15
1923

Anton Heiller, composer

Birth
1923

Sayed Darwish, composer, dies at 31

Death
1923

Bill Tilden wins US Lawn Tennis Open

Event
1923

43rd US Mens Tennis: William T Tilden beats W M Johnston (64 61 64)

Event
1923

Gov Walton of Oklahoma declares state of siege because of KKK terror

Event
1924

Anthony Johnson Showalter, composer, dies at 66

Death
1924

Bobby Short, Danville Ill, singer/pianist (Carlisle Hotel)

Birth
1924

Lucebert, Dutch poet/painter/cartoonist (Boozz, PC Hooft prize 1967)

Birth
1925

Forrest Compton, Reading Pa, actor (Gomer Pyle USMC, Edge of Night)

Birth
1926

Failed attempt on Mussolini

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1927

Herman Gorter, socialist/poet (Mai, Pan), dies at 62

Death
1927

Norm Crosby, Boston Mass, comedian/double talker (Liar's Club)

Birth
1928

Alexander Fleming discovers penicillin

Event
1928

Cards set NL record of 18 men left on base beating Phillies 8-6

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1928

Stothard, Kalmar and Ruby's musical "Good Boy," premieres in NYC

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1928

400 kg Fournier-albums (forged postage stamps) burn in Geneva

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1929

Sara Amsel, Indon/Dutch actress/wife of Carel van Hoisted, dies at 58

Death
1929

Murray Gell-Mann, physicist who predicted quarks

Birth
1930

1st intl bridge match is held in London. US team defeats England

Event
1931

Phila A's clinch pennant, beating Cleveland

Event
1931

British naval fleet mutinies at Invergordon over pay cuts

Event
1932

Charles Hutchison Gabriel, composer, dies at 76

Death
1933

Rafael FrĀbeck de Burgos, Burgos, Spain, conductor (World of Song)

Birth
1933

Henry Darrow, NYC, actor (Harry O, New Dick Van Dyke Show)

Birth
1934

David Vaughan Thomas, composer, dies at 61

Death