June 15 in History
1215June 15, 1215:
England’s King John stamps the Magna Carter with his royal seal, assuring his barons of their rights and privileges and the Church’s freedom by doing so.
1389June 15, 1389:
Ottoman forces emerge victorious over Serbia in the Battle of Kosovo.
1844June 15, 1844:
A patent for the rubber vulcanization process is issued to Charles Goodyear.
1846June 15, 1846:
The Oregon Treaty is signed by Britain and the United States to institute the border between the latter and Canada.
1904June 15, 1904:
Over 1000 people are killed after a boat embarking on a pleasure trip in New York City catches fire.
1951June 15, 1951:
Boxer Joe Louis secures his final victory by knock out in a match with Lee Savold.
1965June 15, 1965:
Bob Dylan records his hit single, “Like a Rolling Stone”.
1973June 15, 1973:
Marvin Gaye’s “Let’s Get It On” is released.
2001June 15, 2001:
Shaquille O’Neal clinches his second straight MVP title following Los Angeles Lakers’ victory over the Philadelphia 76ers in the NBA Finals.
2007June 15, 2007:
Bob Parker officially ends his over 3-decade reign as the host of the television game show, “The Price Is Right”.