80 Years Ago—Sept. 15, 1940: Battle of Britain Day: RAF deters a 500-plane attack on London and shoots down 56 German planes, while losing 26.
Gandhi says his All-India Congress Party will neither help nor hinder the British war effort.
75 Years Ago—Sept. 15, 1945: US Fifteenth Air Force, which flew strategic bombing missions from Italy to Nazi-occupied Europe, is inactivated.
British ships arrive at Jakarta, Sumatra, but do not land due to conflict between Indonesians and Japanese.
Movie premiere of Along the Navajo Trail, starring Roy Rogers & Dale Evans.