Famous Birthdays

Find out which famous people share the same birthday as you
      Fun for Birthdays, cards, greetings, horoscope, astrology, happy birthday to you, ecards

Famous Birthdays
Fun Facts
Year of Birth

Fun Links
 Brain Games

Education Downloads

More Downloads

Other Links
 Automobiles Auctions
 Magic Tricks
 Muscle Gain
 Weight Loss

May 15th

May 15th is the 135th day of the year (136th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 230 days remaining until the end of the year.

On this page, we have placed information about May 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 May 15th

1859 Pierre Curie (physicist)

1895 Prescott Bush (banker, politician)

1930 Jasper Johns (artist)

1934 Sir John Keegan (historian, journalist)

1937 Madeleine Albright (former US Secretary of State)

Madeleine Albright

1948 Brian Eno (musician, record producer)

1967 Madhuri Dixit (actress)

1981 Jamie-Lynn Sigler (actress)

1981 Patrice Evra (soccer player)

1981 Zara Phillips (British royal, horse rider)

1987 Andy Murray (tennis player)

May 15th in History

1536 Anne Boleyn, Queen of England, is tried and condemned to deeath for adultery, incest, and treason.

1648 Treaty of Westphalia signed ending the Thirty Years War and the Eighty Years War.

1811 Paraguay becomes independent from Spain.

1858 The current Royal Opera House opens in Covent Garden, London.

1869 Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton form the National Woman Suffrage Association.

Susan B. Anthony

1928 Disney releases "Plane Crazy", an animated short, which contains the first appearances of Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse.

1935 Joseph Stalin opens the Moscow Metro to the public.

Joseph Stalin

1940 McDonald's opens its first restaurant in San Bernardino, California.

1943 Joseph Stalin dissolves Comintern.

Joseph Stalin

1955 Austrian State Treaty restores Austria sovereignty as a neutral country.

1957 Britain tests its first hydrogen bomb.

Hydrogen Bomb

1972 The island of Okinawa, under US control since 1945, reverts to Japanese control.

1988 USSR begins withdrawl of the Red Army from Afghanistan.

1991 Edith Cresson becomes France's first woman Prime Minster.

2010 Jessica Watson, aged just 16, becomes the youngest person to sail around the world solo.

May 15th is also

Feast of Saint Jean-Baptiste de la Salle (Catholicism) - Patron Saint of all teachers of youth

Feast of Saint Denise (Catholicism)


People born on May 15th are Taurus


Taurus Information: Taurus Links:

Back To Date Index

Disclaimer: Birth dates and other information are thought to be correct, but there is a possibility that some entries may contain inadvert errors. If you spot such an error, please contact us. Sorry, we can not accept suggestions for additional entries at this time, due to the huge backlog of suggestions we have already received.




Contact Us   About/Terms of Use   Privacy   Advertising/Endorsements Disclosures

Disclosure: Advertising Link(s): Our company may receive a payment if you purchase a product/service after following this link.

Disclosure: Our company's websites' content (including this website's content) includes advertisements for our own company's websites, products, and services, and for other organization's websites, products, and services. In the case of links to other organization's websites, our company may receive a payment, (1) if you purchase products or services, or (2) if you sign-up for third party offers, after following links from this website. Unless specifically otherwise stated, information about other organization's products and services, is based on information provided by that organization, the product/service vendor, and/or publicly available information - and should not be taken to mean that we have used the product/service in question. Additionally, our company's websites contain some adverts which we are paid to display, but whose content is not selected by us, such as Google AdSense ads. For more detailed information, please see Advertising/Endorsements Disclosures

Our sites use cookies, some of which may already be set on your computer. Use of our site constitutes consent for this. For details, please see Privacy.

Click privacy for information about our company's privacy, data collection and data retention policies, and your rights.

Copyright © 2000-2023, Answers 2000 Limited


In Association With Amazon.com
Answers 2000 Limited is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.
In Association With Amazon.co.uk
Answers 2000 Limited is a participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk.

As an Amazon Associate, our company earns from qualifying purchases. Amazon, the Amazon logo, Endless, and the Endless logo are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.