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Events of January 15th:
January 15th is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 350 days remaining until the end of the year (351 days in leap years).
On this page, we have placed information about January 15th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on January 15th:
1870 Pierre S. DuPont (industrialist)
1902 King Saud (King of Saudi Arabia 1953-1964)
1908 Edward Teller (physicist, father of the "Hydrogen Bomb")
1913 Lloyd Bridges (actor)
1929 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (civil rights leader)
1941 Don Van Vliet "Captain Beefheart" (musician, singer-songwriter, artist)
1945 Princess Michael of Kent ((British royal)
1948 Ronnie Van Zant (singer - Lynyrd Skynyrd)
1953 Kent Hovind (evangelist)
1957 Julian Sands (actor)
1957 Mario Van Peebles (actor)
1965 James Nesbitt (actor)
1981 Howie Day (singer-songwriter, guitarist)
January 15th in History:
1559 Elizabeth I crowned queen of England in Westminster Abbey.
1759 British Museum opens.
1889 The Coca-Cola Company (then known as the Pemberton Medicine Company) is incorporated.
1892 James Naismith publishes the rules of baseball.
1943 The Pentagon is dedicated in Arlington, Virginia.
1962 The Derveni Papyrus, Europe's oldest surviving manuscript, which dates to 340 BC, is found in Greece.
1967 First ever Super Bowl.
1970 Biafra surrenders, ending the Nigerian civil war.
1970 Colonel Gaddafi proclaimed premier of Libya.
1975 Angola becomes independent from Portugal.
2001 Wikipedia, an online free encyclopedia is launched.
January 15th is also:
Hangul Day (North Korea)
John Chilembwe Day (Malawi)
Martin Luther King Day (USA) - observed on 3rd Monday in January
People born on January 15th are Capricorn
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