On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 1946

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • British North Borneo Company transfers its rights to modern day Sabah to the British Crown

Famous Birthdays

  • Hassabal Bolkiah Mu'izzadin Waddaulah, sultan of Brunei
  • Linda Ronstadt, American singer (Different Drum) and actress (Pirates of Penzance), born in Tucson, Arizona

Famous Deaths

  • Razor Smith, English cricket spin bowler (245 first class matches, Surry), dies at 68