This was 135th day of the year and 230 days remained in the year.
May 15 in History
The U.S. Department of Agriculture was created by an act of Congress on this day.
The first air mail route in the U.S. was established between New York and Washington, DC, with a stop at Philadelphia.
Nylon stockings went on sale for the first time in the United States.
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