On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 1892

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Henry Johnson, American soldier of 369th regiment (aka Harlem Hell Fighters), 1st US WWI soldier to receive the Croix de guerre after fighting a German raid in hand-to-hand combat to rescue a fellow soldier (posthumous Medal of Honour, 2015), born in Tallahassee, Florida, (d. 1929)
  • Walter Benjamin, German literature critic/writer