Template:On this day/January 15
- 1861 – Civil War: Fort Pickens refused to surrender to William H. Chase and remained the only Union-controlled fort in the South for the duration of the war.
- 1939 – Tommy Hatcher died.
- 1953 – Kent Hovind was born.
- 2008 – Frank Patti was arrested on a battery charge for allegedly hitting a customer who made a comment about his criminal past.