What Happened on July 15, 1916

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 22.22" (56.4 cm) of rain falls in Altapass NC (state record)
  • Boeing Company (Pacific Aero) formed by William Boeing in Seattle Wash

Famous Birthdays

  • George Maduro, Dutch Antillian resistance fighter (Willemsorde/Madurodam), born in Willemstad, CuraƧao (d. 1945)

Famous Deaths

  • Ilya Mechnikov, Russian zoologist and bacteriologist known as the "father of natural immunity" (Nobel 1908), dies of heart failure at 71