What Happened on May 15, 1845

Famous Birthdays

  • Ilya Mechnikov, Russian zoologist and bacteriologist known as the "father of natural immunity" (Nobel 1908), born in Ivanovka, Kharkov Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1916)
Born in 1845

Famous Deaths

  • Samuel Wiselius, Dutch lawyer patriot and writer (helped dismantle Dutch East India Co), dies at 76
1845 Highlights

About May 15, 1845

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 177 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus