September 15, 1500 - John Morton, Archbishop of Canterbury, died at his home in Kent. He was a strong opponent of Richard III and some believe he may be the originator of Thomas More's History of King Richard III (which Shakespeare's play is based on).
September 15, 1789 - James Fenimore Cooper, popular American novelist, is born.
September 15, 1890 - World famous English detective novelist Agatha Christie was born.
September 15, 1984 - Prince Harry, 3rd in succession to the throne, was born to Princess Diana and Prince Charles.