May 15 is the 135th (136th in leap years) day in the Gregorian calendar. There are 230 days left until the end of the year.
Name days are celebrated by: Athanasius, Cecilius, Czcibora, Dionysia, Florence, Florence, Isidore, John, Cassius, Maxim, Love, Hope, Paweł, Piotr, Reticius, Retycja, Retyk, Robert, Stanibor, Strzeżysław, Simplicjusz, Symplicja, Wiktorin, Zofia .
Mexico, South Korea - Teachers' Day
International - International Day of Families (proclaimed by the UN General Assembly)
Paraguay - Independence Day
Poland - Polish Forget-me-not Day
Memories and holidays in the Catholic Church are celebrated by:
bl. Andrew Abellon, Dominican
st. Dymphic, virgin and martyr
st. Florence of Populonia, bishop
st. Izydor Oracz (patron of the diocese of Kielce)
st. Rupert from Bingen
st. Lucifer of Cagliari, bishop
st. Zofia, the martyr ("patron" of the climate phenomenon known as the cold Zośka)
bl. Zofia Czeska (nun)
Events in Poland
1306 - District breakdown: Duke Władysław Łokietek captured Wawel, but Krakow itself remained faithful to the Czechs. Only after the death of King Wacław III (August 4 this year) did he surrender to Łokietkowo.
1414 - A location privilege was issued by the Włocławek chapter (the owner of Łódź), recognizing the inhabitants of the village as townspeople. At the same time, the king was asked for a royal privilege and for Łódź to be recognized as a city in terms of its legal and political system.
1615 - Pope Paul V confirmed the foundation of the Poor Clares convent in Bydgoszcz and appointed Zofia Smoszewska their first superior.
1669 - An agreement was concluded between Hetman Jan Sobieski, Primate Mikołaj Prażmowski, Grand Chancellor of Lithuania Krzysztof Zygmunt Pac and Grand Treasurer of the Crown Jan Andrzej Morsztyn on supporting the candidacy of Ludwik Bourbon (the Great Condeusz) to the Polish crown, as the successor of Jan Kazimierz in September 1668. year.
1684 - Marcjan Aleksander Ogiński became the Grand Chancellor of Lithuania.
1807 - 4th anti-French coalition:
During the siege of Gdańsk, the Polish-French army repulsed the Russian relief under the command of General Major Nikołaj Kamieński.
The victory of Polish lancers from the Polish-Italian Legion over the Prussian army in the battle of Struga near Wałbrzych.
1809 - Polish-Austrian war: unsuccessful Austrian attack on Toruń.
1815 - Antoni Henryk Radziwiłł was appointed the first and only prince-governor of the autonomous Grand Duchy of Poznań.
1834 - The National Committee of Poland and the Taken Lands is dissolved.
1836 - The last annular solar eclipse visible so far over Poland.
1863 - January Uprising: General Zygmunt Padlewski was shot in Płock by the Russians.
1890 - As a result of capsizing the boat on the crossing over the Odra River between Sławikowo and Turz near Racibórz, 43 people (42 girls and young women, and a 12-year-old boy) drowned, returning from the church in Sławików.
1909 - The Academic Sports Association was established.
1911 - The East German Industry, Handicraft and Agriculture Exhibition began in Poznań.
1921 - In the Polish Army, all Belarusian units were liquidated and the Belarusian Military Commission was dissolved.
1923 - In Krakow, a bomb attack was carried out on the building of the Jewish editorial office of Nowy Dziennik, published in Polish.
1926 - May Coup: After the resignation of President Stanisław Wojciechowski and Prime Minister Wincenty Witos, the duties of the president were taken over by the Marshal of the Sejm, Maciej Rataj, and Kazimierz Bartel became the new prime minister.
1927 - In Dłubnia (now part of Krakow), model Zofia Paluchowa, the husband with whom she was divorced, was murdered.
1932 - The 3rd Congress of the Youth Organization of the Workers' Society began in Piotrków Trybunalski.
1936 - The government was formed