Template:On this day/August 15
- 2015 – H. Julian Bond, University of Virginia professor emeritus of history and one of America’s foremost civil rights leaders, died in Fort Walton Beach, Florida after a brief illness. He was 75. Bond was active during his time at U.Va., contributing to the University community outside the classroom as well. He hosted an annual “Civil Rights South Seminar,” a six-day, University-sponsored trip to landmark sites such as Montgomery and Selma in Alabama. He led the ninth such tour in March.