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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 92F (33.3C) 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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1915

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Francois Bondy, writer was born in the year 1915.  

Jan 01   In the year 1915 birth of lewis Bingham Keeble, town planner  

Jan 02   In the year 1915 birth of john Hope Franklin, historian  

Jan 05   Mabel Leigh, potter was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Uta Graf, singer/teacher was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of arthur H. Robinson, Canadian-born cartographer (d. 2004)  

Jan 06   Alan Watts, Kent England, writer (Book on the Taboo) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1915 birth of don Edwards, (Rep-D-CA, 1963- )  

Famous Deaths In 1915

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1915 karl Goldmark, Austria-Hungarian composer (Queen of Saba), dies at 84  

Jan 03   In the year 1915 james E Flecker, British diplomat/novelist (Hassan), dies at 30  

Jan 06   Reginald Wood, cricketer (one Test England v Australia 1886), dies in the year 1915.  

Jan 13   Mary Slessor, Scottish missionary (b. 1848) died in the year 1915.  

Jan 14   Richard Meux Benson, founder of Anglican religious order (b. 1824) died on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Guillaume Couture, composer, dies at 63 in the year 1915.  

Jan 28   In the year 1915 death of nikolay Umov, Russian physicist (b. 1846)  

Feb 05   Ross Barnes, baseball player (b. 1850) died in the year 1915.  

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