Historical Events In 1915
Sunday, 09 August 2020
Jun 01 John Randolph, NYC, actor (King Kong, Lucan, Lucas Tanner, Angie) on this day in history.
Jun 01 The first Zeppelin air raid over England on this day in history.
Jun 01 In the year 1915 the National Transcontinental Railway is completed between Moncton and Winnipeg via Edmundston, Quebec and Senneterre. Because of the high cost the Grand Trunk refused to lease the line which was operated as a component of the Canadian Government Railways until the formation of the Canadian National System.
Jun 02 In the year 1915 lester del Rey, US, sci-fi author (Moon Trilogy, Marooned on Mars)
Jun 03 On this day in history iris Meredith, Sioux City Iowa, actress (Son of Davy Crockett)
Jun 04 Modibo Keita, president of Mali (1960-68) on this day in history.
Jun 04 In the year 1915 william Charles Denis Browne, composer, dies at 26
Jun 05 47th Belmont: George Byrne aboard The Finn wins in 2:18.6 in the year 1915.
Jun 05 Alfred Kazin, US writer/literature critic (Inmost Leaf) on this day in history.
Jun 05 In the year 1915 brzeska, sculptor, dies
Jun 06 Vincent Persichetti, Phila Pennsylvania, composer (Sibyl) in the year 1915.
Jun 07 On this day in history benjamin Lambord, composer, dies at 35
Jun 08 On this day in history 92°F (33.3°C) in De Bilt, Netherlands
Jun 08 Gustaaf AWC baron van Hemert Dingshof, (mayor-Maarn Neth) on this day in history.
Jun 08 William Jennings Bryan quits as Secretary of State in the year 1915.
Jun 09 In the year 1915 jane Cowan, cello teacher
Jun 10 British/French troops conquer German colony of Cameroon in the year 1915.
Jun 10 Oscar Comras, Bronx, drummer (namesake of Comras Mall in Bronx Park) on this day in history.
Jun 11 In the year 1915 david Kindersley, font designer/cutter
Jun 12 On this day in history 29th US Womens Tennis: Molla B Mallory beats Hazel Wightman (46 62 60)
Jun 12 David Rockefeller, CEO (Chase Manhattan Bank) in the year 1915.
Jun 13 In the year 1915 j Donald Budge, US tennis player (1st to hold world's 4 major titles)
Jun 15 On this day in history lt. Frederick William Campbell (1st Cdn. Infantry Batt.) winds the Victoria Cross at Givenchy France
Jun 15 On this day in history uS government mints 1st $50 gold pieces, for Panama Pacific Expo
Jun 15 US government mints first $50 gold pieces, for Panama Pacific Expo in the year 1915.
Jun 16 On this day in history joseph Kagan, businessman
Jun 16 In the year 1915 the foundation of the British Women's Institute.
Jun 17 In the year 1915 league to Enforce Peace forms in Philadelphia
Jun 17 Stringbean, [David Akeman], Ky, banjoist/comedian (Hee Haw) on this day in history.
Jun 18 21st US Golf Open: John Travers shoots a 297 at Baltusrol GC NJ in the year 1915.
Jun 18 On this day in history arthur Fagg, cricketer (dual double-centuries in a game for Kent 1938)
Jun 18 Eufemio Zapata, brother to Mexican revolutionist Emiliano Zapata, killed by Sidronio Comancho in the year 1915.
Jun 19 In the year 1915 sergey Ivanovich Taneyev, Russian composer (Oresteia), dies at 58
Jun 20 Emil Rathenau, German industrialist (AEG), dies in the year 1915.