- 1949 "Lone Ranger" premieres on ABC-TV. Hi-yo, Silver! Away!
The John Bull becomes the oldest operable steam locomotive in the world when the Smithsonian Institution operates it under its own power outside Washington, D.C.
On September 15, 1981
First use of tanks in warfare, "Little Willies" at Battle of Flers-Courcelette, part of the Battle of the Somme
On September 15, 1916