May 15 in History
1886May 15, 1886:
Emily Dickinson, one of the most important American poets of all time, dies.
1928May 15, 1928:
Mickey Mouse is seen on-screen for the first time through “Plane Crazy”, a silent film.
1930May 15, 1930:
Boeing 80A takes off with Ellen Church as the world’s first female flight attendant.
1940May 15, 1940:
The first McDonald’s restaurant opens in San Bernardino, California by entrepreneurs and brothers, Maurice and Richard McDonald.
1991May 15, 1991:
Edith Cresson becomes France’s first female Prime Minister.
2001May 15, 2001: R. Kelly releases his Jay-Z-featured single, “Fiesta”.
2003May 15, 2003: Five-time Grammy-winning singer June Carter Cash dies.
2004May 15, 2004:
“Shrek 2” premieres at the Cannes Film Festival.
2010May 15, 2010:
Chelsea Football Club beats Portsmouth FC and wins its sixth English FA Cup title.