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  1. A ground temperature of 93.9 °C (201 °F) was recorded in Furnace Creek, Death Valley, California, United States on 15 July 1972

  2. Cochise fought in and helped lead one of the only true Apache head to head battles against the Army, known as the Battle of Apache Pass on July 15-16, 1862. The battle took place when Cochise and the Apaches attacked a detachment of California volunteers on their way to New Mexico to prevent Confederate attacks. The Californians won the battle with only two men killed in battle; the Apaches never again attempted to fight the Army in a head on battle.

  3. Females reach sexual maturity at the age of 15 to 20 years. They lay 4 to 6 eggs from May to July. Eggs are shaped like ping-pong balls. Incubation period lasts 10 to 12 months. Only 2% of hatchlings reach adulthood.

  4. The temperature in Nunavut's capital Iqaluit in July is 15 degrees Celsius and in January it is -30 degrees Celsius.

  5. The United States codenamed its intervention in Lebanon Operation Blue Bat. Troops were sent in on July 15, 1958 and all were withdrawn by October 25.

  6. Pershing died of heart disease on July 15, 1948 at the age of eighty-seven in Washington. D.C. He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

  7. After losing Atlanta to the Union forces on July 22, 1864, Hood retreated to Tennessee where he attacked Nashville in a frontal assault on December 15-16, 1864, which ultimately destroyed the Army of Tennessee

  8. Kinji Fukasaku directed Battle Royale (2000) because of his experience as a 15-year-old munitions factory worker in World War II. In July 1945, the factory came under artillery fire and the children had to dive under each other for cover. The surviving children had to dispose of the corpses.

  9. The only Japanese language song to reach the Billboard 100 charts is the Kyu Sakamoto song "Ue o Muite Arukō" ("I Look Up As I Walk") which was renamed "Sukiyaki" overseas, it reached #1 and sat there from July 15-29 1963

  10. The Post-World War II hyperinflation of Hungary holds the record for the most extreme monthly inflation rate ever - 41,900,000,000,000,000% (41.9 quadrillion percent) for July 1946, amounting to prices doubling every 15 hours.

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On July 15, 1989, Pink Floyd held a free concert in Venice which resulted in the entire city council resigning.

Sir William Petty built the first catamarans in Europe in 1663. His first catamaran, The Experiment, set a speed record 16 knots in January 1663. And his second catamaran, The Invention, raced across the Irish Sea in July 1663 and arrived in Dublin 15 hours ahead of the Hollyhead mailboat

Christine Chubbuck, who on July 15,1974, tragically killed herself 8 minutes into her live broadcast

The highest ground temperature ever recorded was 201 degrees Fahrenheit at Furnace Creek on July 15, 1972

Charles Voyde Harrelson (July 23, 1938 – March 15, 2007) was an American organized crime figure who was convicted of assassinating federal judge John H. Wood Jr., the first federal judge to have been killed in the 20th century. He was the father of actor Woody Harrelson.

In July 1973, a two-year-old girl was killed in Waikiki, Hawaii when "a hail of coconuts" fell from a 50-foot (15 m) palm tree. The police reported that 57 coconuts had fallen.

World-famous fashion designer, Gianni Versace, was murdered by serial killer Andrew Cunanan on July 15, 1997 in front of his Miami mansion. Andrew committed suicide 8 days later after a massive manhunt.

Kinji Fukasaku decided to direct Battle Royale (2000) because it reminded him of his time as a 15 year old munitions factory worker in World War II. In July 1945, the child workers had to dive under each other for cover from artillery fire after which the survivors had to depose of the corpses.

In 2012, San Diego accidentally lit off ALL of their 4th of July fireworks at once, in what was “either the worst Fourth of July fireworks celebration — or the absolute best.” The 18 minute show finished in about 15 seconds.

A July 1518 case of unexplained spontaneous and continues mass street dancing in Strasbourg, France, where up to 15 people a day died of heart attacks, strokes, or exhaustion. It lasted a month, and up to 400 people were dancing at a time, without music or song.

Soviet Union Luna 15 unmanned space mission tried to beat Apollo 11 on reaching the moon surface and bring back to Earth lunar soil. It has been launched on the 13th of July 1969 (3 days before Apollo 11), but It crashed the 21th of July on the Moon,after losing its transmision with Earth.

The same crew flew on the Space Shuttle twice three months. Equipment failure caused STS-83 in April 1997 to return to Earth after three days instead of 15. NASA decided to send the same vehicle and payloads back up in July as STS-94, giving its crew an additional trip to space.

On July 15, 2013 a woman driving to Dave Matthews concert stopped to help a stranded cyclist who turned out to be Dave Matthews himself. The woman got front row tickets, backstage access and Dave took her boyfriend and her for dinner.

If Caesar never created our Leap Day back in 45 BC, today's date would be July 15, 2017

In 2004 Gerry McIlroy, Father of World Number 1 golfer Rory McIlroy, placed a £200 bet that his son, then 15, would win the British Open within 10 years. On the 20th July 2014, Rory won the british open earning his father a £100,000 payout.

In July and August 2003, France recorded nearly 15,000 heat-related deaths in a heat wave that peaked at 104 degrees.

The highest ground temperature ever recorded was 201 degrees at Furnace Creek on July 15, 1972.

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A space project is developing mini-spaceships called StarChips that can travel 15-20% of the speed of light, with a successful prototype launch in July 2017.

Bathsheba Spooner (February 15, 1746 – July 2, 1778) was the first woman executed in the United States following the Declaration of Independence. She petitioned for a postponement, citing her pregnancy, but 14 midwives swore she wasn't with child. A postmortem exam showed she was pregnant.

Chandrayaan-2 will launch atop a Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III M1 rocket (India's most powerful booster) from the country's Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota, where the local time at liftoff will be 2:51 a.m. on July 15

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there is a $500m fund for global pandemics that expires July 15 2020. Investors make profit if there is no official Pandemic announced before they expire.

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