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  1. The fortifications he ordered constructed in Petersburg, Virginia were one of the primary reasons the Confederates won the Second Battle of Petersburg (June 15-18, 1864).

  2. The amphibious Marine landings began on the west side of the island on June 15 at 7:00 am. By 9:00 am there were 8,000 Marines on the island.

  3. Black regiments were routinely paid less than other units until an act of Congress on June 15, 1864 guaranteed equal pay.

  4. Appomattox Court House was added to the National Registry of Historic Places on October 15, 1966 and became a National Historical Park on June 26, 1989.

  5. About the Alberta Hail suppression project that flies planes into thunderstorms to prevent hail from getting so large the damage is catastrophic. It started in 1996 and goes from June 1-Sept 15 every year.

  6. "Remember Fort Pillow" was a rallying cry of black soldiers at the Petersburg on June 15, 1864.

  7. Combat flights are called sorties. Between May of 1943 and June of 1945 the Tuskegee Airmen flew a total of 15,533 sorties.

  8. Jean Meslier (15 June 1664 – 17 June 1729) was a French abbé who was discovered, upon his death, to have written a book-length philosophical essay promoting atheism and materialism. Described by the author as his "testament" to his parishioners, the text criticizes and denounces all religions.

  9. The first successful blood transfusion took place on 15 June 1667 when the blood of a sheep was transfused into a teenage boy. The boy survived.

  10. I Walk the Line" by Johnny Cash was written as a pledge of devotion to his new wife Vivian Liberto who he was married to for 15 years before marrying June Carter Cash

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In January 15 1973 the Soviets landed a robot rover on the moon and drove it around its landing craft until June 1973

Sharks - and all other elasmobranchs - can't smell a drop a blood any better than a salmon. This was in a podcast called 'Science Vs' from June of this year and starts about 13:15 in. There is also a direct link to the study on the podcast's page.

On June 15, 2015, it was announced that Eiichiro Oda and One Piece had set the Guinness World Record for "the most copies published for the same comic book series by a single author" with 320,866,000 copies printed worldwide up until December 2014.

On June 15, 1976 it was raining so hard in Houston that the Astros stadium, the first baseball stadium to have a roof, cancelled a game because hardly any staff or fans could make it. Concession workers set up tables on the field and both teams ate dinner on the field together.

The Magna Carta was a peace treaty between King John and rebel barons, signed on 15 June 1215

The Tunguska Event. On 30 June 1908, an enormous explosion bigger than 15 nuclear detonations occurred over Eastern Siberia flattening 2,000 km of forest and was loud enough to knock people down hundreds of miles away. Scientists today still debate the cause of it.

In June 1997, an elderly couple, left their home to attend an event 15 miles from their home, were found 500 miles from their home dead at the bottom of a ravine. One had Alzheimers and one had recent brain surgery.

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