May 15, 1976 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Fonz Song by Heyettes hits #91
  • The Provisional Irish Republican Army kill 3 Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) officers in County Fermanagh and 1 in County Down
  • The Ulster Volunteer Force launch gun and bomb attacks on 2 pubs in County Armagh, killing 4 Catholic civilians and wounding many more; a British Army soldier is later convicted for taking part in the attacks

Deaths in History

  • Samuel Eliot Morison, US historian (Admiral of Ocean Sea), dies at 88