May 15, 1940 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • German armoured division moves into Northern France
  • German troops occupy Amsterdam, Gen Winkelman surrenders
  • McDonald's opens its first restaurant in San Bernardino, California.
  • Nazis capture General Dutch Persbureau (ANP)
  • USS Sailfish (SS-192) recomisioned, origionaly the Squalus.

Deaths in History

  • Joseph Limburg, liberal 2nd-Member of parliament (1905-19), dies at 75
  • Willem A Bonger, Dutch criminologist (Race & Crime), suicide at 63