On This Day: January 15th
This is 15th day of the year and 350 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—9 Shevat 5779
- Chinese calendar—the 10th day of the 12th month of 4716 (Wu Xu)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
The world's largest office building, the Pentagon, was completed.
1929–1968, American Civil Rights Leader.
Edward Telleratomic physicist
Abigail Kelley Fosterabolitionist
Gamal Nasserpolitical leader
Robert Byrdpolitical leader
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