On This Day 15 July

Important Days

Important Events

2003 – AOL Time Warner disbands Netscape. The Mozilla Foundation is established on the same day.
2006 – Twitter, later one of the largest social media platforms in the world, is launched.
2014 – A train derails on the Moscow Metro, killing at least 24 and injuring more than 160 others.
2016 – Factions of the Turkish Armed Forces attempt a coup.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1903 – K. Kamaraj, Indian journalist and politician (d. 1975)

1906 – R. S. Mugali, Indian poet and academic (d. 1993)

1915 – Kashmir Singh Katoch, Indian army officer (d. 2007)

1928 – Viramachaneni Vimla Devi, Indian parliamentarian

1933 – M. T. Vasudevan Nair, Indian author and screenwriter

1937 – Prabhash Joshi, Indian journalist (d. 2009)

1956 – Ashoke Sen, Indian theoretical physicist and string theorist

Death/ Death Anniversary

1953 – Geevarghese Mar Ivanios, Indian archbishop, founded the Order of the Imitation of Christ (b. 1882)