Historical Events In 1915
Monday, 22 April 2019
Jun 01 On this day in history the first Zeppelin air raid over England
Jun 01 On this day in history 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 Lester del Rey, US, sci-fi author (Moon Trilogy, Marooned on Mars) on this day in history.
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) in the year 1915.
Jun 04 William Charles Denis Browne, composer, dies at 26 in the year 1915.
Jun 05 On this day in history 47th Belmont: George Byrne aboard The Finn wins in 2:18.6
Jun 05 Alfred Kazin, US writer/literature critic (Inmost Leaf) in the year 1915.
Jun 05 Brzeska, sculptor, dies in the year 1915.
Jun 06 Vincent Persichetti, Phila Pennsylvania, composer (Sibyl) in the year 1915.
Jun 07 In the year 1915 benjamin Lambord, composer, dies at 35
Jun 08 On this day in history 92°F (33.3°C) in De Bilt, Netherlands
Jun 08 On this day in history gustaaf AWC baron van Hemert Dingshof, (mayor-Maarn Neth)
Jun 08 William Jennings Bryan quits as Secretary of State in the year 1915.
Jun 09 On this day in history jane Cowan, cello teacher
Jun 10 British/French troops conquer German colony of Cameroon on this day in history.
Jun 10 In the year 1915 oscar Comras, Bronx, drummer (namesake of Comras Mall in Bronx Park)
Jun 11 On this day in history 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 In the year 1915 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 On this day in history lt. Frederick William Campbell (1st Cdn. Infantry Batt.) winds the Victoria Cross at Givenchy France
Jun 15 US government mints 1st $50 gold pieces, for Panama Pacific Expo in the year 1915.
Jun 15 On this day in history uS government mints first $50 gold pieces, for Panama Pacific Expo
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 In the year 1915 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 In the year 1915 eufemio Zapata, brother to Mexican revolutionist Emiliano Zapata, killed by Sidronio Comancho
Jun 19 Sergey Ivanovich Taneyev, Russian composer (Oresteia), dies at 58 in the year 1915.
Jun 20 In the year 1915 emil Rathenau, German industrialist (AEG), dies
Jun 20 German offensive in Argonnes in the year 1915.