Sunday, June 15, 2014

This was 166th day of the year and 199 days remained in the year.


June 15 Birthdays

Edvard Grieg
Pronunciation: [ed´vär hä´gurOOp grEg]
1843–1907, Norwegian composer.

Edward the Black Prince
prince (1330)

Mario Cuomo
politician (1932)

Waylon Jennings
singer (1937)

Helen Hunt
actress (1963)

June 15 in History

1215

King John sealed the Magna Carta.

1775

George Washington was appointed head of the Continental Army by the Second Continental Congress.

1836

Arkansas became the 25th state in the United States.

1844

Charles Goodyear was granted a patent for rubber vulcanization.

1849

James Polk, the 11th president of the United States, died in Nashville, Tennessee.

1923

Lou Gehrig made his New York Yankee debut as a pinch runner.

1992

Vice President Dan Quayle's "potatoe" spelling incident.

1996

Ella Fitzgerald, the ''first lady of song,'' died in Beverly Hills, California.

2002

Rolling Stone Mick Jagger was knighted by Queen Elizabeth.

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