15 June

15 June

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about June 15th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about June 15th in history!

Global Celebrations

  • World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
  • National Smile Power Day
  • World Meat Free Day
  • National Lobster Day
  • Nature Photography Day
  • Magna Carta Day
  • World Wind Day

Historic Events

2006: Microsoft CEO Bill Gates announced he would step back to focus on charitable work 2006.

1977: Spain holds the first free elections since 1936 in 1977.

1960: Professor Len Tomlin had to close down his Manchester Bellevue flea circus in the 60s due to the lack of fleas. Here is Tomlin feeding his fleas with the blood from his own arm. The fleas performed on the miniature pieces of equipment in the foreground

Professor Len Tomlin had to close down his Manchester Bellevue flea circus in the 60s due to the lack of fleas. Here is Tomlin feeding his fleas with the blood from his own arm. The fleas performed on the miniature pieces of equipment in the foreground

1958: Ingrid Bergman holding a toddler on a rural street in a scene from the 1958 film The Inn of the Sixth Happiness. Bergman stars as Englishwoman Gladys Aylward who moves to China and eventually helps children.

Ingrid Bergman holding a toddler on a rural street in a scene from the 1958 film The Inn of the Sixth Happiness. Bergman stars as Englishwoman Gladys Aylward who moves to China and eventually helps children.

1954: The Union of European Football Associations is founded in 1954.

Famous Birthdays

  • Courtney Cox was born.
  • Mohamed Salah was born.
  • Xi Jinping was born.

Heartbreaking Deaths

  • Ella Fitzgerald died.
  • James K. Polk died.
  • Casey Kasem died.

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