History Hop Tags - 15th

15th - Notable Historical Events

James BuchananNov 4, 1856

Henry FordMay 26, 1927

James CagneyMar 4, 1943

Ben HoganApr 7, 1951

Betsy RawlsJul 23, 1960

Pierre TrudeauApr 20, 1968

Carl YastrzemskiSep 12, 1979

Jerry LewisSep 1, 1980

Mike BossyJan 13, 1981

Pat BradleyApr 6, 1986

Whitney HoustonJan 25, 1988

Dustin HoffmanMar 12, 1989

MadonnaSep 10, 1998

Jay-ZFeb 28, 2001

Roger FedererJul 5, 2009

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15th - Historical Events
Date Event
837-02-27

15th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet

1311-10-16

Council of Vienne (15th ecumenical council) opens

1792-06-01

Kentucky admitted as 15th US state

1856-11-04

James Buchanan elected 15th US president

1865-01-13

-Jan 15th] BBT & CPT Ft Fisher, NC

1867-10-14

15th & last Tokugawa Shogun, Tokugawa Yoshinobu resigns in Japan

1869-02-26

15th Amendment guaranteeing right to vote sent to states to ratify

1870-01-27

After accepting 15th amendment, Virginia is readmitted to Union

1870-02-03

US state of Iowa ratifies the 15th Amendment of the United States Constitution allowing suffrage for all races & colour

1870-03-30

15th Amendment to the US constitution is adopted, guarantees right to vote regardless of race

1881-06-07

15th Belmont: T Costello aboard Saunterer wins in 2:47

1887-05-13

15th Preakness: William Donohue aboard Dunboyne wins in 2:39.25

1889-05-09

15th Kentucky Derby: Thomas Kiley aboard Spokane wins in 2:34.50

1891-07-09

15th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Wilfred Baddeley beats Joshua Pim (6-4 1-6 7-5 6-0)

1895-08-27

15th US Men's Tennis: Fred H Hovey beats Robert D Wrenn (6-3 6-2 6-4)

1898-06-28

15th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Charlotte Sterry beats L Martin (6-4 6-4)

1909-06-24

15th US Golf Open: George Sargent shoots a 290 at Englewood GC NJ

1911-04-19

15th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:21:39.6

1918-09-05

Due to WW I, 15th World Series begins a month early

1918-09-11

Boston Red Sox beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 2 in 15th World Series

1920-07-16

15th Davis Cup: USA beats Australasia in Auckland (5-0)

1926-11-03

15th party congress CPSU ends/5 year plan begins

1927-05-26

Henry Ford and the Ford Motor Company produce the last (and 15th million) Model T Ford / Tin Lizzie

1927-11-26

15th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Balmy Beach defeats Hamilton Tigers, 9-6

1929-02-28

Chic Black Hawks lose record NHL 15th straight game at home

1930-09-18

Enterprise (US) beats Shamrock V (England) in 15th America's Cup

1932-05-15

The 15th May Incident: in an attempted coup d'état, the Prime Minister of Japan Inukai Tsuyoshi is killed.

1932-09-04

15th PGA Championship: Olin Dutra at Keller GC St Paul Minn

1935-04-18

Gen Sarazen's double eagle on 15th, wins him his 2nd Masters

1940-03-07

Mont Canadiens lose record tying NHL 15th straight game at home

1942-11-14

-Nov 15th) Japanese/US sea battle at Savo-Island in Guadalcanal)

1943-03-04

15th Academy Awards - "Mrs. Miniver", James Cagney & Greer Garson win

1944-07-19

500 15th US Air Force Liberators/Flying Fortresses bomb Munich vicinity

1944-07-20

US 15th Air Force attacks Friedrichshaven Memmingen

1944-08-08

US 15th Army corps occupies Le Mans

1944-08-16

US 15th Army corp reaches Eure, surrounds Dreux

1944-08-18

US 15th Army Corps reaches Mantes-Gassicourt near Paris

1944-08-19

US 15th Army Corps occupies Mantes-Gassicourt at Paris

1944-09-06

Gen Von Zangen's 15th army escape from Zealand

1946-05-10

Red Sox win 15th straight beat Yanks 5-4, DiMaggio hits Grand Slam

1948-07-13

15th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 5-2 at Sportsman's Park, St Louis

1948-08-20

15th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Cards 28, All-Stars 0 (101,220)

1949-12-07

15th Heisman Trophy Award: Leon Hart, Notre Dame (E)

1951-04-07

15th Golf Masters Championship: Ben Hogan wins, shooting a 280

1952-07-19

15th modern Olympic games opens in Helsinki, Finland

1952-08-03

15th Olympic games close in Helsinki Finland

1953-03-18

15th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Indiana beats Kansas 69-68

1955-03-31

US Assay Office in Seattle, Washington closes Chase National (3rd largest bank) & Bank of the Manhattan Company (15th largest bank) merge to form Chase Manhattan

1955-05-01

Bob Feller's 15th 1 or less hitter (12 1-hitters, 3 no-hitters)

1960-07-23

15th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls

1961-04-11

15th NBA Championship: Bos Celtics beat St Louis Hawks, 4 games to 1

1961-04-16

15th Tony Awards: Becket & Bye Bye Birdie win

1961-10-07

15th NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Chicago 3-1 at Chicago

1963-05-26

15th Emmy Awards: Dick Van Dyke Show, E G Marshall & Shirley Booth win

1963-08-21

Jerry Lynch's record 15th pinch-hit HR gives Pirates a 7-6 win

1963-10-13

15th Ryder Cup: US beats 23-9 at East Lake Country Club (Atlanta, Georgia, US)

1968-01-13

Minn North Stars center Bill Masterton fatally injured (dies on 15th)

1968-04-20

Pierre Trudeau sworn in as Canada's 15th Prime Minister

1968-06-15

15th Curtis Cup: US wins 10½-7½ at Royal County Down Golf Club (Newcastle, Northern Ireland)

1969-07-27

15th LPGA Championship won by Betsy Rawls

1972-01-08

Dmitri Shostakovitch' 15th Symphony, premieres in Moscow

1972-06-01

Dmitri Shostakovitch's 15th Symphony, Dutch premieres in West Berlin

1972-08-17

Phillies Steve Carlton wins his 15th straight game

1973-03-04

15th Grammy Awards: 1st Time Ever I Saw Your Face, America

1973-07-15

Willie McCovey becomes 15th to hit 400 HRs

1974-05-17

Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 15th String quartet

1974-10-25

Dmitri Shostakovitch' 15th String Quartet premieres in Leningrad

1975-05-14

Dynamo Kiev wins 15th Europe Cup II

1977-10-18

1st Islander 0-0 tie-Kings at Nassau-25th time shutout-Resch's 15th

1979-04-16

15th Mayor's Trophy Game, Yanks & Mets tie 1-1

1979-09-12

Carl Yastrzemski, is 15th to get 3,000 hits

1980-05-01

15th Academy of Country Music Awards: Barbara Mandrell wins

1980-09-01

Jerry Lewis' 15th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $31,103,787

1980-11-08

Voyager 1 space probe discovers 15th moon of Saturn

1981-01-13

Islander's Mike Bossy's 15th career hat trick-4 goals

1981-01-22

40th Islander shut-out opponent-3-0 vs Red Wings-Billy Smith 15th

1981-06-08

15th Music City News Country Awards: Mandrell Sisters

1981-10-12

15th Country Music Association Award: Barbara Mandrell & George Jones wins

1982-02-20

NY Islanders wins then NHL record 15th straight game

1982-05-06

Seattle Mariner Gaylord Perry becomes 15th pitcher to win 300 games

1983-07-03

Rangers explode for 12 runs in 15th inning of a 16-4 win over the A's

1984-10-28

15th NYC Marathon won by Orlando Pizzolato in 2:14:53

1985-01-24

15th Space Shuttle (51-C) Mission-Discovery 3 is launched

1985-01-27

15th Space Shuttle (51-C) Mission-Discovery 3 returns to Earth

1985-03-31

15th Easter Seal Telethon raises $27,400,000

1985-04-09

White Sox pitcher Tom Seaver starts a record 15th opening day game

1985-10-27

15th NYC Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:28:34

1986-04-06

15th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Pat Bradley

1986-04-21

15th Boston Women's Marathon won by I Kristiansen of Norway in 2:24:55

1986-05-06

Berlin: Real Madrid wins 15th UEFA Cup

1987-07-12

15th du Maurier Golf Classic: Jody Rosenthal

1988-01-25

15th American Music Award: Anita Baker, Paul Simon & Whitney Houston

1988-02-13

15th Winter Olympic games opens at Calgary, Canada

1988-02-28

15th Winter Olympic games close at Calgary, Canada

1988-06-29

Emmy 15th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 9th time

1989-03-12

15th People's Choice Awards: Dustin Hoffman & Meryl Streep win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Bill Cosby & Phylicia Rashad win (TV)

1991-08-24

Taiwan captures its 15th Little League World Series, 11-0

1991-11-06

Robert M Gates, becomes 15th director of CIA

1993-01-19

Robert M Gates, ends term as 15th director of CIA

1993-06-19

Boon completes 15th Test cricket century, 164* v England at Lord's

1994-01-15

15th ACE Cable Awards: Michael Fuchs wins the Golden CableACE for outstanding achievements in advancing the development of cable programming

1994-04-19

15th Emmy Sports Award presentation

1994-05-28

Twin's Dave Winfield passes Rod Carew into 15th hit list (3,054)

1994-07-03

15th US Seniors Golf Open: Simon Hobday

1995-01-08

15th United Negro College Fund raises $12,200,000

1995-03-26

15th Golden Raspberry Awards: Color of Night wins

1995-05-19

Emmy 22nd Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 15th time

1995-10-04

Jim Leyritz homers with a man on in 15th inning to give Yankees 2-0 Division Series lead over Mariners

1996-03-31

15th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Tenn beats Georgia 83-65

1997-05-20

White Sox Frank Thomas reaches base safely for 15th straight time

1997-07-13

15th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Larry Gilbert

1997-08-20

Shelly Moore, 18, of Tenn, crowned 15th Miss Teen USA

1997-10-21

Cleve Marquis Grissom hit in his 15th straight World Series game (streak ends at 15, he is 2nd to Hank Baur with 17)

1998-04-29

15th Miss Hawaiian Tropic crowned

1998-09-10

15th MTV Awards: Madonna & Will Smith wins

1999-02-26

15th Soap Opera Digest Awards - General Hospital wins

2001-02-28

15th Soul Train Music Awards: The Isley Brothers, Destiny's Child & Jay-Z win

2007-07-11

15th ESPY Awards: LaDainian Tomlinson, Taryne Mowatt win

2009-07-05

123rd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Roger Federer beats Andy Roddick (5-7 7-6 7-6 3-6 16-14), winning a record 15th Grand Slam titles

2013-05-14

Brazil becomes the 15th country to legalize same-sex marriage

2014-02-21

10 words from the 15th C Voynich manuscript have been decoded

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15th - Notable Birthdays

Antoninus PiusSep 19, 86

James BuchananApr 23, 1791

Pierre TrudeauOct 18, 1919

15th - Birthdays
Date Event
86-09-19

Antoninus Pius, Lanuvium, 15th Roman emperor (138-161)

1721-12-29

Madame De Pompadour, mistress of French King Louis the 15th

1791-04-23

James Buchanan, Cove Gap PA, (Fed/Dem), 15th US president (1857-61)

1809-08-27

Hannibal Hamlin, (R) 15th VP (1861-65)

1878-06-01

John Masefield, England, 15th poet laureate (Salt-Water Ballads)

1890-07-18

Frank Forde, 15th Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1983)

1914-07-17

Eleanor Steber, The 15th Annual Tony Awards

1919-10-18

Pierre Elliott Trudeau, (L) 15th Canadian PM (1968-79, 1980-84)

1919-10-18

Pierre Trudeau, Montreal Quebec, 15th Prime Minister of Canada

1925-10-17

Jack Wagner, Walt Disney World's 15th Anniversary Celebration

1934-03-14

Paul Rader, the 15th General of The Salvation Army

1938-05-09

Charles Simic Yugoslavian-born poet, 15th Poet Laureate of the United States

1942-01-02

Hugh Shelton, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

1947-9-16

Rex Fowler, The Aztec Two Step 15th Anniversary Show

1956-01-07

Robin Walton, Boise ID, LPGA golfer (1995 GHP Heartland Classic-15th)

1959-04-22

Nicky Le Roux, South Africa, LPGA golfer (1994 Atlanta Champ-15th)

1961-02-24

Janice Gibson, Tulsa OK, LPGA golfer (1994 Youngstown-Warren-15th)

1961-06-02

Kerry Junna-Saxby, Australian 10k walker (Olympics-15th-1992, 96)

1962-05-25

Amy Read, Birmingham MI, golfer (1994 Healthsouth Palm Beach-15th)

1968-9-28

Sean Levert, The 15th Annual American Music Awards

1969-04-25

Nir Shental, Israel, Men's 470 yachter (Oly-15th-1996)

1969-10-21

John McMullen, Santa Rosa California, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 NCAA-15th)

1969-11-11

LaRee Pearl Sugg, Petersburg VA, LPGA golfer (1995 Hawaiian-15th)

1970-08-10

Brendon Julian, 15th Birthday Special

1973-05-06

Wendy Ward, San Antonio Texas, LPGA golfer (1995 GHP Classic-15th)

1994-01-07

Manon Gaurin, August 15th

15th - Notable Deaths

James BuchananJun 1, 1868

Pierre TrudeauSep 28, 2000

15th - Deaths
Date Event
1868-06-01

James Buchanan, 15th US president (1857-61), dies at 77

1983-01-28

Frank Forde, 15th Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1890)

1990-10-03

Eleanor Steber, The 15th Annual Tony Awards

1995-06-16

Jack Wagner, Walt Disney World's 15th Anniversary Celebration

2000-09-28

Pierre Trudeau, 15th Prime Minister of Canada (b. 1919)

2008-03-30

Sean Levert, The 15th Annual American Music Awards

2009-08-18

Kim Dae-jung,15th President of South Korea (b. 1925)


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