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September 15: Facts & Historical Events On This Day

Facts & Historic Events That Happened on September 15

September 15th is the day we officially celebrate World Afro Day and Make A Hat Day.

We are now on the 258th day of the year, congratulations for making it this far! There’s only 107 days left until next year.

Everyone who was born on September 15 shares the same star sign, Virgo.

You’re going to be surprised by the number of interesting things that happened on September 15 in history. Historical events related sport, technology and movies are just a few things that you’re about to discover right here.

Did you know that on this day in 1997, the domain google.com was registered by Larry Page and Sergey Brin? The name originated from a misspelling of “googol,” which is a 1 followed by 100 zeros.

Keep reading for more facts about September 15th in history!

What Happened On September 15 In History?

2019

The UK’s prime minister Boris Johnson compared himself to The Hulk in his efforts to steer the country out of the European Union.

2018

A sea swimmer in his mid-twenties was bitten and killed by a shark near Newcomb Hollow Beach, Massachusetts, US.

Source NPR
1997

The domain google.com was registered by Larry Page and Sergey Brin.

OTD in 1997: The domain google.com was registered by Larry Page and Sergey Brin.
The company was founded September 4, 1998 and started out of the garage of a friend's house in Menlo Park, California, US.
1995

Psychological crime thriller movie “Se7en” starring Morgan Freeman premiered in New York.

The film had a budget of $33 million and topped $327 million at the Box Office.
1987

Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. Was founded by Red Zhengfei in China.

OTD in 1987: Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. Was founded by Red Zhengfei in China.
1986

Legal drama TV show “L.A. Law” aired for the first time on NBC.

1983

Michael Stewart, a victim of police brutality was beaten and arrested in New York.

He died 13 days later while in a coma.
1978

The “Dodgers” baseball team became the first the major league to bring in 3 millions fans for the season.

1835

Aboard the HMS Beagle, Charles Darwin discovered the Galapagos Islands.

The Beagle set off four years prior from Plymouth, England. It was on this day that the first European set foot on the Galapagos Islands, which marked the start of Darwin's research into the theory of evolution.
1795

The Invasion of the Cape Colony came to an end. The Dutch Cape Colony surrendered to the British after three months of battling.

Did you know that on this day, September 15th 1997, the domain google.com was registered by Larry Page and Sergey Brin?