It's Friday. Fun fun fun. I heard "Flashlight" on the radio this morning, so it's started off pretty awesome.
Margarine was patented in France by Hippolyte Mege Mouries.
Georgia became the last of the Confederate States to be readmitted to the Union.
The Second Battle of the Marne began during World War I.
The world's tallest man (8 feet, 11.1 inches), Robert Wadlow, died.
John J. Pershing, whose leadership in World War I earned him the title General of the Armies of the United States, died in Washington, DC.
The Russian Soyuz and the U.S. Apollo launched. The Apollo-Soyuz mission was the first international manned spaceflight.
Read more: This Day in History: July 15 — Infoplease.com http://www.infoplease.com/dayinhistory#ixzz1SASmgnD3