Historical Events In 1915
Sunday, 17 February 2019
Jun 01 On this day in history the first Zeppelin air raid over England
Jun 01 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 in the year 1915.
Jun 02 Lester del Rey, US, sci-fi author (Moon Trilogy, Marooned on Mars) on this day in history.
Jun 03 Iris Meredith, Sioux City Iowa, actress (Son of Davy Crockett) in the year 1915.
Jun 04 In the year 1915 modibo Keita, president of Mali (1960-68)
Jun 04 On this day in history william Charles Denis Browne, composer, dies at 26
Jun 05 47th Belmont: George Byrne aboard The Finn wins in 2:18.6 on this day in history.
Jun 05 Alfred Kazin, US writer/literature critic (Inmost Leaf) on this day in history.
Jun 05 Brzeska, sculptor, dies in the year 1915.
Jun 06 On this day in history vincent Persichetti, Phila Pennsylvania, composer (Sibyl)
Jun 07 Benjamin Lambord, composer, dies at 35 in the year 1915.
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 Jane Cowan, cello teacher on this day in history.
Jun 10 British/French troops conquer German colony of Cameroon on this day in history.
Jun 10 Oscar Comras, Bronx, drummer (namesake of Comras Mall in Bronx Park) on this day in history.
Jun 11 David Kindersley, font designer/cutter in the year 1915.
Jun 12 In the year 1915 29th US Womens Tennis: Molla B Mallory beats Hazel Wightman (46 62 60)
Jun 12 On this day in history david Rockefeller, CEO (Chase Manhattan Bank)
Jun 13 J Donald Budge, US tennis player (1st to hold world's 4 major titles) on this day in history.
Jun 15 Lt. Frederick William Campbell (1st Cdn. Infantry Batt.) winds the Victoria Cross at Givenchy France in the year 1915.
Jun 15 US government mints 1st $50 gold pieces, for Panama Pacific Expo in the year 1915.
Jun 15 In the year 1915 uS government mints first $50 gold pieces, for Panama Pacific Expo
Jun 16 Joseph Kagan, businessman in the year 1915.
Jun 16 On this day in history the foundation of the British Women's Institute.
Jun 17 In the year 1915 league to Enforce Peace forms in Philadelphia
Jun 17 On this day in history stringbean, [David Akeman], Ky, banjoist/comedian (Hee Haw)
Jun 18 On this day in history 21st US Golf Open: John Travers shoots a 297 at Baltusrol GC NJ
Jun 18 Arthur Fagg, cricketer (dual double-centuries in a game for Kent 1938) on this day in history.
Jun 18 Eufemio Zapata, brother to Mexican revolutionist Emiliano Zapata, killed by Sidronio Comancho on this day in history.
Jun 19 On this day in history sergey Ivanovich Taneyev, Russian composer (Oresteia), dies at 58
Jun 20 In the year 1915 emil Rathenau, German industrialist (AEG), dies
Jun 20 German offensive in Argonnes on this day in history.