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In the Gregorian Calendar, June 15 is the 166th
(hundredth – sixtieth sixth) day of the year.

There are 199 days left until the end of 2021!

Quote of the Day…

There is no God, the beings of nature sustain themselves.

— Ignacio Ramirez
Mexican writer, poet, journalist, lawyer, politician and liberal ideologue (died June 15, 1879).

Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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Events that Happened “Such a Day as Today” / Image Credit: Gerd Altmann

June 15 – A Day as Today – Events

  • 763 a. C .: a solar eclipse is recorded in the Near East currently used to establish the chronology of the Ancient Near East. “On that day,” says the Sovereign Lord, “I will cause the Sun to set at noon and the earth to darken in broad daylight” (Book of Amos, 8.9).
  • 1215: in England, Juan Sin Tierra signs the Magna Carta.
  • 1219: near the future Tallinn (Reval), the Battle of Lyndanisse is fought. King Valdemar II of Denmark – in his expansion campaign against the Estonians (“pagans” and “heretics”) – claims that a red tissue pennant with a white cross has fallen from the sky: the Danebrog, the national flag of Denmark.
  • 1300: in Spain the town of Bilbao is founded.
  • 1389: in the vicinity of Kosovo Polje, Serbian and Ottoman forces fight the Battle of Kosovo, with decisive victory for the emerging Ottoman Empire.
  • 1492: in Spain, the Catholic Monarchs approve the capitulation to alienate the assets that they had ceded to Boabdil and those that he previously owned, in the sum of 80,000 ducats.
  • 1667: in France, the doctor Jean-Baptiste Denys performs the first blood transfusion on a human being.
  • 1752: American scientist Benjamin Franklin proves that lightning is electricity.
  • 1808: during the Spanish War of Independence, the first siege of Zaragoza begins.
  • 1813: in the village of Trujillo, Venezuela, Simón Bolívar signs the Decree of War to the Death.
  • 1826: in Istanbul (Turkey) the «Fortunate Incident» happens: Mahmud II, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, has 4,000 Janissaries (body guards) killed.
  • 1836: In the United States, Arkansas becomes a new state.
  • 1867: in Yucatán (Mexico), General Manuel Cepeda Peraza recovers for the Juarista republicans the city of Mérida, Yucatán, which had been occupied by the imperialists during the French intervention in Mexico.
  • 1896: earthquake in Meiji-Sanriku, off the coast of Iwate prefecture, measuring 8.5 on the Richter scale, resulting in two tsunamis that destroyed around 9,000 houses and caused more than 27,000 deaths.
  • 1898: the first edition of the Paris Motor Show is held in France, one of the most important in the world.
  • 1909: Representatives from the British Empire, Australia and South Africa meet at Lord’s Cricket Ground and form the Imperial Cricket Conference.
  • 1918: in the city of Córdoba (Argentina), the university reform movement begins.
  • 1918: in Italy, in the framework of the First World War, the Battle of the Piave begins.
  • 1919: John William Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown complete the first transatlantic flight.
  • 1924 – Native Americans are recognized as American citizens.
  • 1948: the department of Chocó is created in Colombia, with its capital in Quibdó.
  • 1948: The Philippines, in the province of Misamis Oriental, the municipality of El Salvador is created.
  • 1954: in Basel (Switzerland) the founding act of UEFA (Union des Associations Européennes de Football) takes place.
  • 1960: the Cuban musical group Sonora Matancera travels to Mexico City.
  • 1977: in Spain, after the death of the dictator Francisco Franco, the first democratic elections take place.
  • 1982: during the celebration of the Soccer World Cup, the biggest defeat in the history of these games to date takes place: El Salvador loses to Hungary by 1 to 10.
  • 1985: The animation studio known as Studio Ghibli is founded in Japan.
  • 1991: In Birmingham (UK), the IOC chooses Nagano to host the 1998 Winter Olympics.
  • 1994: Israel and the Holy See establish full diplomatic relations.
  • 1999: a strong earthquake shakes Mexico at 3:41 p.m. local time (mainly the states of Puebla, Veracruz, Federal District, Tlaxcala and Guerrero) with a magnitude of 6.7, leaving severe damage in Puebla, including in the churches of San Andrés Cholula and the temple of the Virgen de los Remedios.
  • 2009: the Chilean government announces an investment of 20 billion pesos to modernize the National Stadium of Chile.
  • 2012: the cartoon Gravity Falls, directed by Alex Hirsch, airs in the United States.
  • 2013: in Argentina, Club Atlético Independiente is relegated to the First National B for the first time in history.
  • 2013: the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 begins in Brazil.
  • 2014: in Iraq, the army bombs the surroundings of the town of Tikrit (province of Salah ad Din), the provinces of Diyala and Nineveh before the advance of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant; that are controlled by this terrorist group, causing a total casualties of 279 members while the group claimed to have executed 1,700 militiamen captured from the security forces.
  • 2014: the presidential candidate Juan Manuel Santos defeats Óscar Iván Zuluaga in the presidential elections in Colombia within the framework of the peace negotiations with the FARC.

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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Who was Born “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Susanne Jutzeler

June 15 – A Day as Today – Births

  • 1330: Edward of Woodstock, the Black Prince, Welsh aristocrat (d. 1376).
  • 1479: Lisa Gherardini, Florentine aristocrat (d. 1542).
  • 1534: Henry de Montmorency, French aristocrat (d. 1614).
  • 1537: Diego Durán, Spanish historian (d. 1588).
  • 1594: Nicolas Poussin, French painter (d. 1665).
  • 1623: Cornelis de Witt, Dutch politician (d. 1672).
  • 1706: Johann Joachim Kändler, German sculptor.
  • 1754: Juan José Delhuyar, Spanish chemist (d. 1796).
  • 1755: Antoine-François de Fourcroy, French chemist (d. 1809).
  • 1763: Kobayashi Issa, Japanese poet of haikus (d. 1827).
  • 1765: Johann Gottlieb Friedrich von Bohnenberger, German mathematician (d. 1831).
  • 1789: Josiah Henson, American social activist (d. 1883).
  • 1818: Juana Manuela Gorriti, Argentine writer (d. 1896).
  • 1843: Edvard Grieg, Norwegian composer (d. 1907).
  • 1844: Eduardo Wilde, Bolivian doctor and writer (d. 1913).
  • 1861: Ernestine Schumann-Heink, American opera singer, of Austrian origin (d. 1936).
  • 1865: Paul Gilson, Belgian musician and composer (d. 1942).
  • 1882: Ion Antonescu, Romanian politician (d. 1946).
  • 1884: Harry Langdon, American actor (d. 1944).
  • 1888: Ramón López Velarde, Mexican poet (d. 1921).
  • 1889: Salka Viertel, actress and screenwriter (d. 1978).
  • 1894: Nikolai Chebotaryov, Ukrainian mathematician (d. 1947).
  • 1896: Inez Clare Verdoorn, South African botanist (d. 1989).
  • 1900: Gotthard Günther, German philosopher (d. 1984).
  • 1902: Erik Erikson, German-American psychoanalyst (d. 1994).
  • 1905: Winifred Mary Curtis, Australian botanist (d. 2005).
  • 1906: Léon Degrelle, Belgian SS officer (d. 1994).
  • 1914: Yuri Andropov, Soviet politician (d. 1984).
  • 1914: Saul Steinberg, American cartoonist (d. 1999).
  • 1915: Thomas Huckle Weller, American virologist (d. 2008).
  • 1916: Horacio Salgán, Argentine composer, conductor and pianist (f. 2016).
  • 1916: Herbert Simon, American economist (d. 2001).
  • 1917: John B. Fenn, American chemist, 2002 Nobel Prize winner in chemistry (d. 2010).
  • 1917: Lash La Rue, American actor (d. 1996).
  • 1920: Alberto Sordi, Italian film actor (d. 2003).
  • 1921: Erroll Garner, American musician (d. 1977).
  • 1923: Erland Josephson, Swedish actor (d. 2012).
  • 1924: Ezer Weizman, Israeli President (d. 2005).
  • 1924: Marcel Domingo Algarra, French footballer and coach (d. 2010).
  • 1926: María Fernanda Cartier, Italian television host, singer and model (d. 2006).
  • 1926: Shigeru Kayano, Japanese activist (d. 2006).
  • 1926: Milton Schinca, Uruguayan playwright and writer (d. 2012).
  • 1927: Ibn-e-Insha, Pakistani humorist, poet in Urdu (d. 1978).
  • 1927: Guillermo Murray, Mexican actor of Argentine origin.
  • 1927: Hugo Pratt, Italian cartoonist and comic book writer (d. 1995).
  • 1932: Mario Cuomo, American politician (d. 2015).
  • 1933: Sergio Endrigo, Italian singer (f. 2005).
  • 1934: Rubén Aguirre, Mexican actor and comedian (d. 2016).
  • 1934: Mikel Laboa, Basque singer and composer (d. 2008).
  • 1934: Pablo Rudomín, Mexican neuroscientist.
  • 1936: William Joseph Levada, American Catholic religious.
  • 1936: Patricia Nell Warren, American writer.
  • 1937: Waylon Jennings, American singer-songwriter (d. 2002).
  • 1938: Jesús Pereda, Spanish soccer player and coach (d. 2011).
  • 1939: Carmen Argibay, Argentine lawyer and minister (d. 2014).
  • 1940: Ramona Galarza, Argentine singer (f. 2020).
  • 1940: Rodolfo Rabanal, Argentine writer and journalist.
  • 1941: Harry Nilsson, American singer-songwriter (d. 1994).
  • 1943: Muff Winwood, British composer and bassist, of the band Spencer Davis Group.
  • 1943: Johnny Hallyday, French singer and actor (d. 2017).
  • 1943: Poul Nyrup Rasmussen, Danish economist and politician.
  • 1945: Marilú Marini, Argentine actress.
  • 1946: Noddy Holder, British singer of the band Slade.
  • 1946: Jack Horner, American paleontologist.
  • 1946: Sergio Mulko, Argentine cartoonist.
  • 1946: Evangelina Salazar, Argentine actress.
  • 1947: Fernando Ónega, Spanish journalist.
  • 1947: Demis Roussos, Greek singer (d. 2015).
  • 1948: José Modesto Huerta Torres, Peruvian military officer and general of division (d. 2019).
  • 1949: María Teresa Fernández de la Vega, Spanish politician.
  • 1949: Simon Callow, British actor.
  • 1949: Russell Hitchcock, Australian singer, of the band Air Supply.
  • 1949: Jim Varney, American actor (d. 2000).
  • 1950: Yolanda Angmen Chío, teacher, advisor, intellectual and president of the Chinese Community of Tampico (d. 2016).
  • 1950: Lakshmi Mittal, Indian businessman.
  • 1951: Steve Walsh, American singer, of the band Kansas.
  • 1951: Álvaro Colom, Guatemalan politician.
  • 1953: Xi Jinping, Chinese politician.
  • 1954: James Belushi, American actor.
  • 1954: Paul Rusesabagina, Rwandan businessman who played an admirable role in the Rwandan Genocide.
  • 1955: Camilo Escalona, ​​Chilean politician.
  • 1955: David Kennedy, fourth son of the American politician Robert F. Kennedy (d. 1984); cocaine overdose
  • 1955: Beatriz Pécker, Spanish journalist.
  • 1957: Iñaki Cano, Spanish journalist.
  • 1958: Wade Boggs, American baseball player.
  • 1958: Riccardo Paletti, Italian Formula 1 driver (d. 1982).
  • 1959: Alan Brazil, British footballer.
  • 1959: Eileen Davidson, American actress.
  • 1961: Miguel Angá Díaz, Cuban Latin jazz percussionist (f. 2006).
  • 1961: Kai Eckhardt, German bassist and composer, of the bands Garaj Mahal and Vital Information.
  • 1961: Laurent Cantet, French filmmaker
  • 1962: Luis Otero, Argentine journalist.
  • 1963: Helen Hunt, American actress.
  • 1963: Blanca Portillo, Spanish actress.
  • 1963: Nigel Walker, Welsh athlete and rugby player.
  • 1964: Courteney Cox, American actress.
  • 1964: Michael Laudrup, Danish footballer.
  • 1965: Sixto Antonio Cabana Guillén, Colombian guerrilla (d. 2010).
  • 1969: Ice Cube, American rapper and actor, of the band NWA.
  • 1969: Oliver Kahn, German footballer.
  • 1969: Cédric Pioline, French tennis player.
  • 1970: Leah Remini, American actress.
  • 1970: Zan Tabak, Croatian basketball player.
  • 1971: Gloria Carrá, Argentine actress.
  • 1972: Luis Alberto Carranza, Argentine footballer.
  • 1972: Marcus Hahnemann, American footballer.
  • 1972: Claudio Marini, Argentine footballer.
  • 1972: Hank Von Helvete, Norwegian singer, of the band Turbonegro.
  • 1973: Tore André Flo, Norwegian footballer.
  • 1973: Neil Patrick Harris, American actor.
  • 1973: Carlos Jean, Spanish producer and musician.
  • 1973: Keko, Spanish footballer.
  • 1976: Gary Lightbody, Irish musician, of the band Snow Patrol.
  • 1977: Michael Doleac, American basketball player.
  • 1978: Wilfred Bouma, Dutch footballer.
  • 1978: Érika Zaba, Mexican singer, of the band OV7.
  • 1979: Yulia Nesterenko, Belarusian athlete.
  • 1979: Julia Schultz, American model.
  • 1979: Christian Rahn, German footballer.
  • 1980: Mary Carey, American porn actress.
  • 1980: Almudena Cid Tostado, Spanish gymnast.
  • 1980: Iker Romero, Spanish handball player.
  • 1980: Cara Zavaleta, American model.
  • 1981: Virginia da Cunha, Argentine singer.
  • 1981: William Dean Martin, American guitarist, of the band Good Charlotte.
  • 1981: John Paintsil, Ganés footballer.
  • 1981: Emma Snowsill, Australian triathlete.
  • 1983, Joel Barbosa, Argentine footballer.
  • 1984: Tim Lincecum, American baseball player.
  • 1984: Héctor Font, Spanish footballer.
  • 1984: James Cabezas, Colombian footballer.
  • 1984: Edison Toloza, Colombian footballer.
  • 1984: Mauro Villegas, Argentine footballer.
  • 1984: Federico Azcárate, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1985: Nadine Coyle, British singer, of the band Girls Aloud.
  • 1985: Cristina Llorente, Spanish singer.
  • 1986: Stoya, American porn actress.
  • 1988: Cristopher Toselli, Chilean goalkeeper.
  • 1989: Bayley, American professional wrestler.
  • 1991: Braian Romero, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1992: Mohamed Salah, Egyptian footballer.
  • 1993: Carolina Marín, Spanish badminton player.
  • 1994: Iñaki Williams, Spanish footballer.
  • 1994: Vincent Janssen, Dutch footballer.
  • 1997: Madison Kocian, American gymnast.
  • 2014: Amalia de Nassau, nobleman of Luxembourg.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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Who Left Us “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Katrina

June 15 – A Day as Today – Deaths

  • 923: Robert I, French King (b.865).
  • 948: Roman I, Byzantine emperor.
  • 952: Murong Yanchao, Chinese general.
  • 960: Edburga of Winchester, princess and English saint.
  • 991: Teofania Skleraina, Byzantine princess (b. Ca. 955).
  • 1036: Ali az-Zahir, Fatimid caliph (b.1005).
  • 1073: Go-Sanjō, Japanese emperor (b. 1034).
  • 1184: Magnus V, Norwegian King (b. 1156).
  • 1189: Minamoto no Yoshitsune, Japanese general (b. 1159).
  • 1246: Frederick II of Austria, Austrian Duke (b. 1219).
  • 1341: Andronicus III Palaiologos, Byzantine emperor (b. 1297).
  • 1381: John Cavendish, Chief Justice of England (b. C. 1346).
  • 1381: Wat Tyler, English rebel (b.1341).
  • 1383: John VI Cantacuceno, Byzantine emperor (b. C. 1292).
  • 1389: Murad I, Ottoman Sultan (b.1326).
  • 1389: Lazar of Serbia, Serbian aristocrat, saint of the Orthodox Church (b. 1329).
  • 1467: Philip III of Burgundy, French King (b.1396).
  • 1521: Tamás Bakócz, Hungarian Catholic cardinal (b.1442).
  • 1614: Henry Howard, British politician (b. 1540).
  • 1679: Guillaume Courtois, French painter (b.1628).
  • 1734: Giovanni Ceva, Italian mathematician (b.1648).
  • 1768: James Short, Scottish mathematician and optician (b. 1710).
  • 1772: Louis-Claude Daquin, French composer (born 1694).
  • 1785: Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier, French chemist (d. 1754).
  • 1812: Anton Stadler, Austrian clarinetist (b. 1753).
  • 1822: María Josefa Lajarrota, Argentine patriot (b. 1757).
  • 1838: Estanislao López, Argentine military man and leader (b. 1786).
  • 1844 – Thomas Campbell, British poet (b. 1777).
  • 1849 – James Knox Polk, American politician, 11th president between 1845 and 1849 (b. 1795).
  • 1858: Ary Scheffer, French painter (b. 1795).
  • 1876: Apolinar Serrano, Cuban bishop (b. 1833).
  • 1888: Frederick III, German Emperor (Kaiser) and King of Prussia (b. 1831).
  • 1889: Mihai Eminescu, Romanian poet (b. 1850).
  • 1901: José Luis Pellicer, Spanish draftsman and painter (b. 1842).
  • 1915: Eugène Jansson, Swedish painter (b.1862).
  • 1915: Ildefonso V. Vázquez, Mexican military and politician (b. 1890).
  • 1917: Kristian Birkeland, Norwegian physicist (b.1867).
  • 1934 – Alfred Bruneau, French composer (b.1857).
  • 1938: Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, German painter (b.1880).
  • 1949: Antonio Ballesteros Beretta, Spanish historian (b. 1880).
  • 1961: Eduardo Torroja Miret, Spanish engineer (b. 1899).
  • 1962: Alfred Cortot, Swiss pianist and teacher (b. 1877).
  • 1965: Steve Cochran, American actor (b.1917).
  • 1967: Estanislao Mejía Castro, Mexican composer (b. 1882).
  • 1968: Wes Montgomery, American jazz guitarist (b.1925).
  • 1971: Wendell Meredith Stanley, American chemist, 1946 Nobel Prize Winner (b.1904).
  • 1979: Giovanni De Prà, Italian footballer (b.1900).
  • 1982: Art Pepper, American musician (b.1925).
  • 1983: Dalmiro Adaro, Argentine military man (b.1907).
  • 1988: Guillermo Ganoza Vargas, Peruvian lawyer, businessman and philanthropist, creator and founder of the National Marinera Contest (b. 1923).
  • 1989: Victor French, American actor (b.1934).
  • 1990: Luis Vidales, Colombian poet, Lenin Prize (b.1904).
  • 1991: Arthur Lewis, British economist (b.1915).
  • 1993: John Connally, American politician (b.1917).
  • 1993 – James Hunt, British motor racing driver (b.1947).
  • 1994: Carmen Bravo-Villasante, Spanish writer (b. 1918).
  • 1994: Manos Hadjidakis, Greek composer (b.1925).
  • 1995: John Atanasoff, American mathematician and physicist, inventor of the first computer (b.1903).
  • 1996: Ella Fitzgerald, American jazz singer (b.1917).
  • 2001: Henri Alekan, French filmmaker (b.1909).
  • 2002: Choi Hong Hi, South Korean general and taekwondo broadcaster (b.1918).
  • 2003: Hume Cronyn, Canadian actor (b.1911).
  • 2005: Jacobo Feldman, Argentine writer, lawyer and philosopher (b. 1917).
  • 2005: Suzanne Flon, French actress (b.1918).
  • 2006: Raymond Devos, French humorist (b.1922).
  • 2007: Sherri Martel, American wrestler (b.1958).
  • 2008: Isabel Cristina Restrepo Cárdenas, Colombian dancer (b. 1989).
  • 2008: Stan Winston, American artist and filmmaker, winner of four Oscars (b. 1946).
  • 2009: Fernando Delgado, Spanish actor (b.1930).
  • 2011: Bill Haast, American herpetologist (b.1910).
  • 2013: José Froilán González, Argentine motor racing driver (b.1922).
  • 2013: Heinz Flohe, German footballer (b.1948).
  • 2013: Kenneth Geddes Wilson, American physicist (b.1936).
  • 2014: Casey Kasem, actor and American radio personality (b.1932).
  • 2016: Aslam Farrukhi, Pakistani writer and academic (b.1923).
  • 2019: Beatriz Salomón, actress and Argentine vedette (b.1953)

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Sakkanan Norkaew

June 15 – A Day as Today – Celebration

  • World Day of Awareness of Abuse and Maltreatment in Old Age
  • Costa Rica
    • Tree Day
  • Spain
    • Day Against the CIEs
  • Panama
    • Anniversary of the Ministry of Public Works (MOP)
  • Argentina
    • Biochemist Day
    • Day of the book
  • Denmark
    • Flag Day
  • Peru
    • Andean Song Day
  • Global Wind Day

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today” / Image Credit: Peter H

June 15 – A Day as Today – Catholic Santoral

  • Saint Amos, prophet (10th century BC).
  • Saint Esiquio of Dorostoro, soldier (302).
  • Saint Vitus of Lucania, martyr (s. inc.).
  • Saint Abraham of Arvernia, monk (480).
  • Saint Landelino of Saint-Crespin, abbot (c. 686).
  • Saint Lothair of Séez, bishop (756).
  • Saint Benilde of Córdoba, martyr (853).
  • Saint Bernard of Menthone, priest (1081).
  • Saint Isfrido of Ratzeburg, bishop (1204).
  • Blessed Thomas Scryven, martyr (1537).
  • Blessed Pedro Snow and Rodolfo Grimston, martyrs (1598).
  • Saint Germana de Pibrac, virgin (1601).
  • Blessed Luis María Palazzolo, priest (1886).
  • Saint Barbara Cui Lianzhi, martyr (1900).

What Sign of the Zodiac Rules those Born “A Day as Today”?

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Prediction your zodiac sign with Dorian / Image Credit: p2722754

June 15 – A Day as Today – Zodiac Sign

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