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Historical Events In 1915

Friday, 24 January 2020

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 02   Lester del Rey, US, sci-fi author (Moon Trilogy, Marooned on Mars) on this day in history.  

Jun 03   In the year 1915 iris Meredith, Sioux City Iowa, actress (Son of Davy Crockett)  

Jun 04   On this day in history modibo Keita, president of Mali (1960-68)  

Jun 04   On this day in history william Charles Denis Browne, composer, dies at 26  

Jun 05   In the year 1915 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   On this day in history brzeska, sculptor, dies  

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   92F (33.3C) in De Bilt, Netherlands in the year 1915.  

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 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   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) in the year 1915.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   League to Enforce Peace forms in Philadelphia in the year 1915.  

Jun 17   In the year 1915 stringbean, [David Akeman], Ky, banjoist/comedian (Hee Haw)  

Jun 18   21st US Golf Open: John Travers shoots a 297 at Baltusrol GC NJ in the year 1915.  

Jun 18   In the year 1915 arthur Fagg, cricketer (dual double-centuries in a game for Kent 1938)  

Jun 18   On this day in history 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   Emil Rathenau, German industrialist (AEG), dies in the year 1915.  

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   In the year 1915 birth of francois Bondy, writer  

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   Arthur H. Robinson, Canadian-born cartographer (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Alan Watts, Kent England, writer (Book on the Taboo) was born in the year 1915.  

Jan 06   Don Edwards, (Rep-D-CA, 1963- ) was born in the year 1915.  

Famous Deaths In 1915

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history 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 in the year 1915.  

Jan 15   On this day in history guillaume Couture, composer, dies at 63  

Jan 28   Nikolay Umov, Russian physicist (b. 1846) died in the year 1915.  

Feb 05   In the year 1915 death of ross Barnes, baseball player (b. 1850)  

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