Today in History, English
Today in History, English

92701August 15Death2009 – Virginia Davis, American actress (b. 1918)
92702August 15Death2010 – Denis E. Dillon, American lawyer and politician (b. 1933)
92703August 15Death2011 – Michael Legat, English author and publisher (b. 1923)
92704August 15Death2011 – Rick Rypien, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1984)
92705August 15Death2012 – Bob Birch, American bass player and saxophonist (b. 1956)
92706August 15Death2012 – Altamiro Carrilho, Brazilian flute player and composer (b. 1924)
92707August 15Death2012 – Biff Elliot, American actor (b. 1923)
92708August 15Death2012 – Harry Harrison, American author and illustrator (b. 1925)
92709August 15Death2012 – Müşfik Kenter, Turkish actor (b. 1932)
92710August 15Death2013 – Bert Lance, American businessman and civil servant, 23rd Director of the Office of Management and Budget (b. 1931)
92711August 15Death2013 – William S. Livingston, American political scientist and academic (b. 1920)
92712August 15Death2013 – Rosalía Mera, Spanish businesswoman, co-founded Inditex and Zara (b. 1944)
92713August 15Death2013 – Sławomir Mrożek, Polish-French author and playwright (b. 1930)
92714August 15Death2013 – August Schellenberg, Canadian-American actor (b. 1936)
92715August 15Death2013 – Marich Man Singh Shrestha, Nepali politician, 28th Prime Minister of Nepal (b. 1942)
92716August 15Death2013 – Jacques Vergès, Thai-French lawyer (b. 1925)
92717August 15Death2014 – Jay Adams, American skateboarder (b. 1961)
92718August 15Death2014 – Licia Albanese, Italian-American soprano and actress (b. 1909)
92719August 15Death2014 – James Cama, American martial artist and educator (b. 1957)
92720August 15Death2014 – James Freeman Gilbert, American geophysicist and academic (b. 1931)
92721August 15Death2014 – Jerry Lumpe, American baseball player and coach (b. 1933)
92722August 15Death2015 – Julian Bond, American academic and politician (b. 1940)
92723August 15Death2015 – Bobby Culpepper, American lawyer and politician (b. 1941)
92724August 15Death2015 – Hamid Gul, Pakistani general (b. 1936)
92725August 15Death2015 – Derwyn Shea, Canadian clergyman and politician (b. 1937)
92726August 15Holiday and observanceChristian feast day:Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, one of the Catholic holy days of obligation (a public holiday in Austria, Belgium, Benin, Bosnia, Burundi, Cameroon, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, It
92727August 15Holiday and observanceFolk Catholic feast days:Santa MuerteSan La Muerte
92728August 15Holiday and observanceEarliest day on which Children's Day can fall, while August 21 is the latest celebrated on the third Sunday in August. (Peru)
92729August 15Holiday and observanceEarliest day on which Day of Hearts can fall, while August 21 is the latest celebrated on the third Monday in August. (area around Haarlem and Amsterdam)
92730August 15Holiday and observanceArmed Forces Day (Poland)

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