2021 June

June 15: Facts & Historical Events On This Day

Facts & Historic Events That Happened on June 15

June 15th is known as Nature Photography Day and Smile Power Day.

We’d like to welcome you to the 166th day of the year! We still have 199 days left of this year.

You’re in for a treat if today is your birthday! June 15th in history was a very unique day; here we have some things that’ll fascinate you about this day, including events about films, celebrities, space and more.

Did you know that on this day in 1924, the 10 millionth car was manufactured by the Ford Motor Company? It was a Model T Ford and was driven across the US to promote the company.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about June 15th in history!

What Happened On June 15 In History?

1994

The Lion King premiered making a staggering $968.5 million at the Box Office!

1991

The second largest volcano eruption of the 20th Century happened in the Philippines.

OTD in 1991: The second largest volcano eruption of the 20th Century happened in the Philippines.
The eruption occurred at Mount Pinatubo. Thankfully forecasts helped to evacuate and save 5,000 lives.
1985

Russian spacecraft Vega 2 landed on Venus.

The Vega 2 was a mission to explore both Venus and Halley's Comet.
1982

The US Supreme Court ruled that school is for everyone and banned discrimination based on citizenship.

Source
1968

John Lennon and Yoko Ono planted acorns for world peace after also mailing acorns to many world leaders to do the same.

On this day the two lovers were filming "A Love Story" and planted the two acorns at Coventry Cathedral, England.
1960

Comedy movie “The Apartment” was released in New York, US.

1924

The 10 millionth car was manufactured by the Ford Motor Company.

1878

The first motion picture was filmed using several cameras to capture galloping horses.

OTD in 1878: The first motion picture was filmed using several cameras to capture galloping horses.
1836

Arkansas became the 25th state to join the United States of America.

1667

The first documented blood transfusion took place using sheep blood in a teenage boy.

1215

The Magna Carta was signed by King John near Windsor, England.

The Magna Carta document was a catalyst toward a more democratic England.

Did you know that on this day, June 15th 1924, the 10 millionth car was manufactured by the Ford Motor Company?