On This Day: May 15th
This is 136th day of the year and 230 days remain in the year.
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.
May 15 BirthdaysPierre CuriePronunciation: [kürE´]1859–1906, French Scientist.
Lyman Frank Baumauthor
Richard Joseph Daleypolitical leader
Katherine Anne Porterauthor,
Paul A. Samuelsoneconomist,
Madeleine Albrightgovernment official,