Today’s History 15 May: Know all the important events recorded on the pages of history on 15 May > Tezzbuzz

Important events of 15 May Paraguay declared independence from Spain in 1811. Las Vegas was founded in 1905 in Nawada, USA. The first air mail service in America was started in 1918. The first Arabic communist newspaper was started in 1925. The Moscow Metro was opened to the public in 1935. Australia set a world […]
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Today’s History 15 May: Know all the important events recorded on the pages of history on 15 May > Tezzbuzz

Important events of 15 May

  • Paraguay declared independence from Spain in 1811.
  • Las Vegas was founded in 1905 in Nawada, USA.
  • The first air mail service in America was started in 1918.
  • The first Arabic communist newspaper was started in 1925.
  • The Moscow Metro was opened to the public in 1935.
  • Australia set a world record for scoring 721 runs in a day in a cricket match against Essex in 1948.
  • The Soviet Union launched Sputnik-3 in 1958.
  • On the same day, 16 teenage girls who were taken hostage in an Israeli school died. In addition, three Palestinians were also killed in 1974.
  • The Soviet Union started withdrawing one lakh 15 thousand soldiers from Afghanistan in 1988.
  • In 1993, the United Nations decided to observe 15 May as International Day of Families.
  • China conducted nuclear tests in Lap Nor, PRC in 1995.
  • Allison Gargribs became the first woman in 1995 to reach the summit of Everest without an oxygen cylinder.
  • In 1999, women were given the right to vote in parliamentary elections by the Kuwaiti government.
  • The right-wing coalition in Italy received a majority in 2001.
  • The United Nations Security Council approved sanctions on Iraq in 2002.
  • In the Iraq War in 2003, a war case was filed in a Brussels court against the commander of US forces, Tami Frakes.
  • In 2004, Arsenal Football Club became the first team in the English Premier League to become champions without losing a single match.
  • After 20 years, India’s plane landed in Canada in 2005.
  • The Sri Lankan government extended the ban on the terrorist organization LTTE for two years. Indian-origin Manjula Sood became the first Asian woman to become mayor in the UK in 2008.
  • California became the second US state after Massachusetts to legalize same-sex marriage in 2008.
  • 2013 In Iraq, 389 people died in violence for three days.

15 May born to

  • Devendra Nath Thakur, a noted scholar and religious leader, was born in
  • The great revolutionary Shaheed Revolutionary Sukhdev was born in 1907.
  • Indian comedian Johnnie Walker was born in 1923.
  • Former Chief Election Commissioner of India T.N. Seshan was born in 1933.
  • Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit was born on this day in 1967.
  • Hari Vinayak Pataskar, an Indian politician and former Governor of Tezzbuzz, was born in 1892.

died on 15 May

  • Renowned historian Yadunath Sarkar passed away in 1958.
  • India’s ‘First Army Commander in Chief’ KM Cariappa died in 1993.
  • Famous American singer June Carter died in 2003.
  • Former Chief Minister of Rajasthan and Vice President of India Bhairon Singh Shekhawat died in 2010.