What Happened on May 15, 1991

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


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Defense releases docs claiming Noriega is "CIA's man in Panama"

Panamanian General and Dictator Manuel Noriega
Panamanian General and Dictator
Manuel Noriega
  • Edith Cresson becomes France's 1st female premier
  • Manchester United of England win 31th European Cup Winner's Cup against FC Barcelona 2-1 in Rotterdam
  • Nepal premier Bhattarai resigns
  • Red Sox & White Sox play then slowest 9 inning game (4:11)

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US President George H. W. Bush takes Queen Elizabeth to Oakland A's-Balt Oriole game

41st US President George H. W. Bush
41st US President
George H. W. Bush

Famous Deaths

  • Andreas Floer, German mathematician (b. 1956)
  • Bud Freeman, American jazz musician and tenor saxophonist (Eel), dies of cancer at 84
  • Reno Browne, American Western actress, dies at 70
  • Ronald Lacey, actor (Raiders of Lost Ark, Next Victim), dies at 55