On This Day

What Happened on May 15, 1935

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Pirates beat Phillies 20-5
  • The Moscow Metro is opened to public

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Bragg, American pole vaulter (Olympic gold 1960), born in Penns Grove, New Jersey (d. 2019)
  • Gordon Mills, British songwriter (Tom Jones - "Its not Unusual"), born in Madras, India (d. 1986)
  • Ted Dexter, cricketer (in Milan Superb England batsman of 60's)

Famous Deaths

  • Kazimir Malevich, Polish/Ukrainian artist (b. 1878)