June 15 History

June is the sixth month of the year in our modern-day Gregorian calendar. In older versions of the ancient Roman calendar, June was the fourth month of the year. It became the sixth month when January and February were added to the calendar. It is the month that has the most amount of daylight hours of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and shortest amount of daylight hours in the Southern hemisphere.

According to Gregory calendar, the day number 365 in a year and if it is a leap year then the day number is 366. June 15 has its own special significance in India and world history.

There are 30 days in June and it does not start or end on the same day of the week as any other month.

Another belief is that the month’s name comes from the Latin work iuniores which means “younger ones”.

Here you will find some important events that happened today in Indian and world History on June 15. Read on to know more about this day.

List of Important Historical events of 15 June:

  • 1389: The Ottoman (Turkish) Empire defeated Serbia in the Battle of Kosovo.
  • 1664: New Jersey is established in America.
  • 1703: Prince E Rakoczy launches Hungarian rebellion in France.
  • 1762: The circulation of paper currency began in Austria.
  • 1762: Paper currency started in Austria.
  • 1776: Human blood transfusion was performed for the first time by Dr.Yeo Baptis Denis.
  • 1785: In the world’s first air crash, two Francis citizens flying from a balloon died.
  • 1804: The 12th Amendment to the US Constitution ratified, which deals with the regulation of judicial power.
  • 1815: The most famous ball in history, the “Ball of Richmond” was held at Ressels.
  • 1836: Arkansas becomes the 25th state of the United States.
  • 1836: Arkansas becomes the 25th state of the United States.
  • 1846: Lasenston Church Grammar School opened in Tasmania for the first time.
  • 1864: US Congress enacts legislation to equalize pay for black soldiers.
  • 1867: Atlantic cable quartz gold mine installed in Montana.
  • 1871: Phoebe Cousin became the first female graduate of an American college law school.
  • 1877: June 15 Henry Ocean flipper becomes the first African-American to graduate from West Point Military Academy.
  • 1896: After the earthquake, a tsunami killed about 22 thousand people on Japan’s Sanricu coast.
  • 1907: The Hague Peace Conference is held for the second time in The Hague.
  • 1908: World Congress for Women’s Rights opened in Amsterdam.
  • 1926: The World Court begins its eleventh session at The Hague City.
  • 1947: The All India Congress accepts the Partition resolution of the British Plan.
  • 1951: In New Mexico, Arizona, California, Oregon, Washington and British Columbia, fire destroyed thousands of acres of forests.
  • 1952: The Diary of a Young Girl is published.
  • 1954: The Football Association of Europe (Union of European Football Association) is formed in the city of Basel, Switzerland.
  • 1958: Pizza Hut is established.
  • 1971: Britain’s Education Minister Margaret Thatcher proposes to end the scheme to provide free milk to schools.
  • 1977: Free elections were held in Spain for the first time since 1936.
  • 1982: Surrenders Argentine armies to Falkland to British Army.
  • 1988: NASA launches Space Vehicle S-213.
  • 1991: Congress wins the tenth Lok Sabha election.
  • 1994: Israel and the Vatican establish full diplomatic relations.
  • 1997: Formation of D-8 organization in Istanbul by 8 Muslim countries.
  • 2005: Asafa Powell of Jamaica set a new world record in the 100m Ferrata race with a time of 8.77 seconds in Athens.
  • 2012: Apple Eye Computer sold a record $ 374.500.

The Most Important Historical events of June Month

Also See: Today in Indian and World History – What Happened Today In History


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