1912 ~ Ray-Bernice Eames the American artist, designer, and filmmaker was born Ray-Bernice Alexandra Kaiser in Sacramento, California on the 15th December 1912 (died 21st August 1988 aged 75). Together with her husband Charles Eames, they were responsible for many classic, iconic designs of the 20th century, and also worked together in the fields of industrial and graphic design, fine art and film. www.EamesDesigns.com | www.EamesFoundation.org
1954 – The Charter for the Kingdom of the Netherlands was signed on the 15th December 1954.
1967 – The Silver Bridge collapsed on the 15th December 1967, killing 46 people.
1973 – John Paul Getty III, the grandson of American billionaire J. Paul Getty, was found alive near Naples, Italy on the 15th December 1973, after being kidnapped by an Italian gang on the 10th July 1973.
2000 – The 3rd reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant was shut down on the 15th December 2000.
2006 – First flight of the F-35 Lightning II was on the 15th December 2006.