On This Day: September 15th
This is 259th day of the year and 107 days remain in the year.
The U.S. Department of Foreign Affairs changed its name to the Department of State.
The National Hockey League lockout began. The 2004-2005 season would ultimately be canceled.
September 15 BirthdaysJames Fenimore Cooper1789–1851, American novelist, born in Burlington, N.J.
Agatha Christiestory writer
Dan Marinofootball quarterback
William Howard Taft27th U.S. president
Jean Renoirfilm director, writer
François de La Rochefoucauldwriter