John Walker Lindh, the so-called American Taliban, pled guilty to two charges, and prosecutors dropped the rest. He will be sentenced in October.
In Washington, D.C., American TalibanJohn Walker Lindh pleads guilty to aiding the enemy and possession of explosives during the commission of a felony Lindh agrees to serve 10 years in prison for each charge.
Tuesday, July 15, 1997
Spree killer Andrew Cunanan shoots fashion designer Gianni Versace to death outside Versace's Miami, Florida residence.
Friday, July 15, 1994
July 21 ndash The planet Jupiter is hit by 21 large fragments of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 over the course of 6 days.
Shooting of the Romanov family: By order of the Bolshevik Party and carried out by the Cheka, Tsar Nicholas II, his wife Alexandra Feodorovna, their children, Olga, Tatiana, Maria, Anastasia, and Alexei, and retainers are executed at the Ipatiev House in Ekaterinburg, Russia.
Saturday, July 15, 1916
In Seattle, Washington, William Boeing incorporates "Pacific Aero Products" (later renamed "Boeing").
Monday, July 15, 1895
Archie MacLaren scores County Chionship cricket record innings of 424 for Lancashire against Somerset at Taunton.
Wednesday, July 15, 1885
The Reservation at Niagara Falls opens, enabling access to all for free. Thomas V. Welch is the first Superintendent of the Park.
Wednesday, July 15, 1857
The Utah Expedition leaves Fort Leavenworth, effectively beginning the Utah War.