On This Day

July 15, 1916 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • 22.22" (56.4 cm) of rain falls in Altapass NC (state record)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Boeing Company (Pacific Aero) formed by William Boeing in Seattle, Washington

Aviation Pioneer William Boeing
Aviation Pioneer
William Boeing

Birthdays in History

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

Deaths in History

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