On This Day

What Happened on June 15, 1869

Historical Events

  • Mike McCoole (US) defeats Tom Allen (England) in bare-knuckle bout
  • World's 1st plastic celluloid is patented by John Wesley Hyatt in Albany, NY

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Grisar, Belgian comic opera composer, dies at 60
1869 Highlights

About June 15, 1869

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 153 years and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini