15 May

15 May

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

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

Global Celebrations

  • The International Day Of Families
  • International Kangaroo Care Day
  • World Baking Day
  • National Chocolate Chip Day
  • International Day of Families
  • National Straw Hat Day
  • National Nylon Stocking Day

Historic Events

2006: Saddam Hussein was formally charged with crimes against humanity in 2006.

1970: What we’re seeing here is a British soldier in the Color Parade in 1970, who passed out literally as Queen Elizabeth and her guards were passing by.1970

What we’re seeing here is a British soldier in the Color Parade in 1970, who passed out literally as Queen Elizabeth and her guards were passing by.1970

1940: The first nylon stockings went on sale in the US in 1940.

1940: New Hampshire brothers Richard and Maurice McDonald opened the very first McDonald’s in 1940, in San Bernardino, California.

On this day, New Hampshire brothers Richard and Maurice McDonald opened the very first McDonald’s in 1940, in San Bernardino, California.

1917: Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen 1917

Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen 1917

1905: A man dressed as Nayenezgani, a Navajo Diety. Photo by Edward S. Curtis, c.1905.

A man dressed as Nayenezgani, a Navajo Diety. Photo by Edward S. Curtis, c.1905.

1839: The oldest selfie was ever taken. The man in the picture is Robert Cornelius. 1839

The oldest selfie was ever taken. The man in the picture is Robert Cornelius. 1839

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Murray was born.
  • Madhuri Dixit was born.
  • Tenzingh Norgay was born.

Heartbreaking Deaths

  • Emily Dickinson died.
  • Fred Willard died.
  • Kazimir Malevich died.

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