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Events of July 15th:
July 15th is the 196th day of the year (197th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 169 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about July 15th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on July 15th:
1573 Inigo Jones (architect)
1606 Rembrandt (artist)
1850 Mother Francesca S. Cabrini (first US citizen to be canonized)
1858 Emmeline Pankhurst (political activist, suffragette)
1903 Kumaraswami Kamaraj (Indian politician)
1904 Pavel Cherenkov (physicist)
1926 Leopoldo Galtieri (defacto President of Argentina 1981-1982 - including during the Falklands War)
1931 Clive Cussler (novelist)
1944 Jan-Michael Vincent (actor)
1946 Linda Ronstadt (singer)
1949 Carl Bildt (Swedish Prime Minister 1991-1994)
1951 Jesse Ventura (wrestler, actor, politician - governor of Minnesota 1999-2003)
1952 Celia Imrie (actress)
1956 Joe Satriani (guitarist)
1956 Ian Curtis (singer - Joy Division)
1961 Scott Ritter (weapons inspector)
1961 Forest Whitaker (actor)
1963 Brigitte Nielsen (actress)
1965 David Miliband (British politician)
1966 Jason Bonham (drummer)
July 15th in History:
1741 An expedition led by Aleksei Chirikov reaches Alaska, and is the first European expedition to the region to send men ashore.
1799 Rosetta Stone found in Egypt.
1870 Georgia is the last former Confederate state to be readmitted to the Union.
1870 Manitoba becomes a province of Canada.
1916 The Boeing Company is incorporated.
1974 Military coup d'etat in Nicosia, Cyprus.
1983 Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) goes on sale, initially in Japan only.
1988 Die Hard premieres.
2003 AOL Time Warner disbands Netscape.
2006 Twitter launched.
July 15th is also:
President's Day (Botswana)
Saint Swithin's Day (Anglicanism)
Feast of Saint Vladimir Svyatoslavich the Great (Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxism)
Third day of Bon Festival (East Japan)
People born on July 15th are Cancer
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