Daily Archives: July 15, 2016

Jimmy Carter accepts Democratic presidential nomination #OnThisDay #OTD (July 15 1976)


Video: '1976 Jimmy Carter Democratic Convention Acceptance Speech' (July 15, 1976)

(Thursday, July 15, 1976, evening EDT) — Former Governor Jimmy Carter of Georgia, who easily won the nomination on the first ballot the previous night, accepted the Democratic presidential nomination tonight at the party’s convention meeting at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Continue reading Jimmy Carter accepts Democratic presidential nomination #OnThisDay #OTD (July 15 1976)

Democrats nominate Walter Mondale for vice president 40 years ago #On This Day #OTD (July 15 1976)


Video: '1976 Walter Mondale Democratic Convention Vice President Acceptance Speech' (July 15, 1976)

(Thursday, July 15, 1976) — Senator Walter Mondale of Minnesota was nominated vice president today on the first ballot at the 1976 Democratic National Convention meeting at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Continue reading Democrats nominate Walter Mondale for vice president 40 years ago #On This Day #OTD (July 15 1976)

Three gunmen kidnap 26 schoolchildren and their bus driver in Chowchilla, California at this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (July 15 1976)


Video: 'Chowchilla Kidnapping news footage'

(Thursday, July 15, 1976, around 4:00 p.m. PDT) — A 36-hour kidnap ordeal began today for 26 schoolchildren and their bus driver as they were abducted near Chowchilla, California, by three gunmen and imprisoned in an underground cell. Continue reading Three gunmen kidnap 26 schoolchildren and their bus driver in Chowchilla, California at this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (July 15 1976)

Aerospace giant Boeing founded in Seattle 100 years ago today #OnThisDay #OTD (July 15 1916)


Video: 'Boeing History (Part 1)'

(Saturday, July 15, 1916)Boeing Co., an American multinational corporation (originally known as Pacific Aero Products Co.) that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, and satellites worldwide, was founded today in Seattle by William Boeing. Continue reading Aerospace giant Boeing founded in Seattle 100 years ago today #OnThisDay #OTD (July 15 1916)