May 15

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on May 15. From 1900 until now. May 15 is under the sign of Taurus. Famous birthdays on this day include Mireille Darc (1938), Madhuri Dixit (1967) and Andy Murray (1987). Several movies were released around May 15 over the years, such as The Pianist in 2002 directed by Roman Polanski and Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar in 1992 directed by Mansoor Khan.
But much more happened on May 15 over the years: find out below

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
  • Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
  • Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
  • International day of climate changes.
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Events

  • 2019 Militants kill at least 17 Niger Armed Forces troops in an ambush near the Malian border. Another 11 soldiers are missing; six others have been evacuated to a hospital. No group has claimed responsibility. (BBC) (Reuters)
  • 2018 2018 Gaza border protests: The Israeli Army reports some 4,000 Palestinians hold violent protests in five locations along the Gaza border, throwing Molotov cocktails at troops and burning tires. The Israeli Army kills two protesters and injures more than 100 others using live fire and tear gas. (The Jerusalem Post)
  • 2017 Western Digital appeals to arbitration in an effort to prevent its partner Toshiba, from selling its chip-making operation, Toshiba Memory. (Reuters)
  • 2016 Iraqi civil war (2014–present): Suicide bomb attacks in a state owned cooking gas plant in Taji, north of Baghdad, kill at least 18 people, while 11 others die in attacks across the country. (Al-Jazeera) (Reuters via Daily Mail)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 15 over the years?


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Unintended Consequences by Stuart Woods

Unintended Consequences

Year: 2013

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Stone Barrington finds intrigue abroad in the sensational thriller from New York Times bestselling author Stuart Woods.Stone Barrington is no stranger to schemes and deceptions of all stripes—as an attorney for

The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

The Da Vinci Code

Year: 2004

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PREMIUM MASS MARKET EDITION #1 Worldwide Bestseller—More Than 80 Million Copies Sold As millions of readers around the globe have already discovered, The Da Vinci Code is a reading experience unlike any other.

Our Game by John le Carré

Our Game

Year: 1995

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"FURIOUS IN ACTION...TAKES US BY THE NECK ON PAGE ONE AND NEVER LETS GO."--Chicago Sun-TimesWith the Cold War fought and won, British spymaster Tim Cranmer accepts early retirement to rural England

The Far Side Of Paradise by Arthur Mizener

The Far Side Of Paradise

Year: 1951

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When the original edition of the first full-length biography of F. Scott Fitzgerald appeared, a decade after the writer’s death, in 1951, it was widely acclaimed as a sensitive, scholarly appraisal

Like Water For Chocolate by Laura Esquivel

Like Water For Chocolate

Year: 1993

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Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in tum-of-the-century Mexico became a best-selling phenomenon with its winning blend of poignant romance and bittersweet wit.

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