The May 15th is the 135e Jour of the Année (136e in the event of Leap year) of the Gregorian Calendrier.
1610 : Louis XIII becomes king de France
1756 : beginning of the War Seven Year old
1768 : the king Louis XV buys the Corsica with the République of Genoa on a proposal from the minister Choiseul
1917 : The general Pétain replaces the general Nivelle as French commander-in-chief.
1955 : Signature of the Staatsvertrag with the palate of the View-point with Vienna (Austria). By this treaty, the 4 combined Second world war cease occupying the Austria which becomes free, sovereign and democratic.
- trade-union Dissension in France in connection with the reform of the retirements: whereas the CFDT and CGC give their agreement to the last proposals of the government, the CGT, FO, the FSU and the UNSA reaffirm their opposition to this project.
- 10 000 articles for Wikipédia France.
- 1633 : Vauban, military architect of Louis XIV
- 1773: Klemens Wenzel von Metternich, diplomat and an Austrian politician
- 1848: Carl Wernicke, doctor Polish († June 15th 1905)
- 1859: Pierre Curie, Physicist French († 1906)
- 1867: Hjalmar Johansen, Norwegian polar explorer († 1913)
- 1869: Litri (Miguel Báez Quintero), Spanish Matador († January 14th 1932).
- 1898 : Arletty, French Actress († 1992)
- 1905: Abraham Zapruder, scenario writer amateur († August 30th 1970) having filmed the Assassination of John F. Kennedy.
- 1909 : James Mason, British Actor († 1984)
- 1920: Michel Audiard, Dialogist, Scenario writer and Realizer French († 1985)
- 1923: Richard Avedon, American Photographer († 2004)
- 1930: Jasper Johns, painter and American Sculptor
- Madeleine Albright, American political woman
- Trini López, American Singer
- 1938: Mireille Darc, French Actress
- 1942: Anthony W. England, American astronaut
- 1948: Brian Eno, Musician and British Type-setter
- 1949: Frank L. Culbertson, Jr., American astronaut
- 1953: Mike Oldfield, Musician and British Type-setter
- 1955: Lee Horsley, American actor
- 1964: Alain Louiset, French plastics technician
- 1967: Madhuri Dixit, Indian actress
- 1972: David Charvet, actor and singer French
- 1987: Andy Murray, Scottish tennis player.
- 925 : Nicolas Mystikos, patriarch of Constantinople
- 1525: Thomas Müntzer, Pasteur German
- 1634: Hendrick Avercamp, painter Dutch (° 1585).
- 1703 : Charles Perrault, storyteller and French man of letters.
- 1826 : Johann Baptist von Spix, Exploring zoologist and German (° 1781).
- 1832 : Carl Friedrich Zelter, German Musician . (° December 11th 1758)
- 1847: Daniel O' Connell, Irish politician called the Liberator or the Emancipator (° 1775)
- 1873: Alexandru Ioan Cuza, sovereign of Romania
- 1879: Jakob Stämpfli, Swiss politician (° February 23rd 1820).
- 1959 : max of Ollone, Leader, Type-setter and musicographe French (° June 13rd 1875).
- 1991 : Tinder Hampâté Bâ, ethnographer, historian of the Mali
- 1991: Andreas Floer, German mathematician, (Homology of Floer) (° August 23rd 1956)
- 2003: June Carter, American singer of country.
- 2004 : Robert Morgan, colonel commander of the B-17 Memphis Beautiful (° 1918).
- 2006 : Cheikha Rimitti, Algerian singer .
- 2007 : Jerry Falwell, American televangelist, Pasteur ultraconservator (° August 11th 1933).
Catholic or orthodoxe saints of the day
- Holy Denise, 16 year old virgin, martyrized in 251 in minor Asia.
- Holy Primel or Primaël, hermit at the 6th century
- Victorin, pagan priest, converted by holy Austremoine, first bishop of Clermont, martyrized with his/her companion by the senator Cassius, towards 254.
- Denise de Lampsaque († 450), martyrdom with Pierre saint.
- Dymphne de Gheel († towards 700), martyrdom in the Brabant.
- Euphrase de Clermont († 514 or 515), bishop.
- Pacôme of Tabennesis († 348)
- Pierre de Lampsaque († 450), martyr with saint Andre and their companions.
- Primaël of Quimper († towards 450), hermit also celebrated on May 16th.
- Isidore the Plowman († 1170), owner of Madrid.
- Jean-Baptiste of the Room († 1719), owner of the teachers.
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