On This Day

What Happened on June 15, 2015

Historical Events


Historic PublicationMagna Carta

800 year anniversary of "the birthplace of modern democracy", the signing of the Magna Carta by King John at Runymede, England

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The Magna Carta, written in iron gall ink on parchment in medieval Latin
The Magna Carta, written in iron gall ink on parchment in medieval Latin
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Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jeb Bush, Governor of Florida, announces he will run for the US Presidency in Miami

Governor of Florida Jeb Bush
Governor of Florida
Jeb Bush
  • Remains of a 2,000 year old women dubbed "the sleeping beauty" are announced discovered in Northern Ethiopia from ancient kingdom of Aksum
  • Stanley Cup Final, United Center, Chicago, IL: Chicago Blackhawks defeat Tampa Bay Lightning, 2-0 for a 4-2 series victory; Blackhawks' 6th Championship

Famous Birthdays

  • Prince Nicolas of Sweden, Duke of Ångermanland, born in Danderyd

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Doré, Canadian politician (39th Mayor of Montreal), dies at 70
  • Kirk Kerkorian, American CEO and "father of the mega-resort" (MGM, UA), dies at 98
  • Mighty Sam McClain, American soul and blues singer-songwriter, dies at 72
  • Roger Lavern [Jackson], English rock keyboardist (Tornados), dies at 75
2015 Highlights

About June 15, 2015

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Gemini