TODAY IN HISTORY
Sept. 15, 1940
During the World War II Battle of Britain, the tide turned as the Royal Air Force inflicted heavy losses upon the Luftwaffe. ALSO ON THIS DATE
The first issue of Forbes magazine was published.
The Nuremberg Laws deprived German Jews of their citizenship.
The Senate Judiciary Committee voted unanimously to approve the Supreme Court nomination of Sandra Day O’Connor.
Two of the nation’s most popular diet drugs — dexfenfluramine and fenfluramine — were pulled off the market because of new evidence they could seriously damage patients’ hearts.