From the archives of The Daily News for July 15:
- In 1914, Galveston French society celebrated Bastille Day.
- In 1964, completion of installation of lights on the rock groins was expected.
- In 1964, Broadway between 61st Street and the causeway was going to be closed six months to a year for construction work.
- In 1989, District Judge Roy Engelke issued a temporary injunction barring the University of Texas Medical Branch from preventing two medical students who plagiarized term papers from registering for classes. Wendell and Forest Wall, twin brothers, had recently finished attending their first year of medical school and both admitted turning in the same term paper for a medical ethics class.