Historical Events for 15th May 2021

1817 – Ambonese uprising against Dutch authority (modern Indonesia), under Thomas Matulesia (aka Kapitan Pattimura)
1891 – Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Rerum novarum
1912 – Ty Cobb rushes a heckler at a NY Highlander game and is suspended
1944 – Cincinnati Red Clyde Shoun no-hits Boston Braves, 1-0
1951 – Polish cultural attache in Paris, Czesław Miłosz, asks the French government for political asylum
1972 – The island of Okinawa, under U.S. military governance since its conquest in 1945, reverts to Japanese control.
1976 – Fonz Song by Heyettes hits #91
1976 – The Ulster Volunteer Force launch gun and bomb attacks on 2 pubs in County Armagh, killing 4 Catholic civilians and wounding many more; a British Army soldier is later convicted for taking part in the attacks
1991 – Red Sox and White Sox play then slowest 9 inning game (4:11)
2018 – Flyover collapses in Varanasi, India, killing at least 18

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