Historical Events In 1915
Wednesday, 01 April 2020
Jun 20 Terence Young, Shanghai China, director (Dr No, Thunderball) on this day in history.
Jun 21 On this day in history anti-British revolt in South-Africa ends with arrest of Gen De Law
Jun 22 On this day in history bMT, then Brooklyn Rapid Transit, begins subway service
Jun 23 Dennis Price, Twyford England, actor (Adventurers, Millionairess) on this day in history.
Jun 23 Yanks get record 16 walks & 3 wild pitches beat A's Bruno Hass, 15-0 on this day in history.
Jun 24 800 die as excursion steamer Eastland capsizes in Chicago in the year 1915.
Jun 24 On this day in history charles James Dunn, Japanese scholar
Jun 25 In the year 1915 peter Lind Hayes, SF Calif, comedian/singer (Peter Lind Hayes Show)
Jun 26 In the year 1915 germany suppresses its "Vorwarts" newspaper after it called for peace
Jun 27 100ø F (38ø C), Fort Yukon, Alaska (state record) in the year 1915.
Jun 27 100°F (38°C), Fort Yukon Alaska (state record) on this day in history.
Jun 27 On this day in history hendrik W van Leeuwen, musician
Jun 28 Victor Trumper, cricketer (48 Tests for Australia, 3163 runs), dies on this day in history.
Jun 30 Charles Rowe, cricketer (scored a pair in only Test (NZ v Aust 1946)) on this day in history.
Jul 01 On this day in history australia begins Commonwealth Lighthouse Service
Jul 01 In the year 1915 jean Stafford, US writer (Boston Adventure, Lion & Carpenter)
Jul 02 8th duke of Wellington, English large landowner/multi-millionaire on this day in history.
Jul 02 In the year 1915 gen Porfirio [Jose de la Cruz] Diaz, president Mexico, dies
Jul 03 US military forces occupy Haiti, remain until 1934 on this day in history.
Jul 04 In the year 1915 christine Lavant, writer
Jul 06 In the year 1915 dorothy Kirsten, Montclair NJ, soprano (Time to Sing, Chevy Show)
Jul 07 A Great Gorge and International Railway trolley with an extreme overload of 157 passengers crashes near Queenston, Ontario, killing 15 on this day in history.
Jul 07 On this day in history margaret Walker Alexander, poet/novelist (For My People)
Jul 07 On this day in history the birth of Yul Brynner, American actor
Jul 08 Charles Hard Townes, Greenville SC, physicist (developed lasers) on this day in history.
Jul 09 David Leo Diamond, Rochester NY, composer (Paderewski Prize-1943) in the year 1915.
Jul 09 Germany surrenders South West Africa to Union of South Africa on this day in history.
Jul 10 British/South African troops march into German SW-Africa in the year 1915.
Jul 10 Hendrik W Mesdag, painter (Panorama Mesdag), dies on this day in history.
Jul 11 In the year 1915 colin Purdie Kelly, US, 1st US air hero (during WW II)
Jul 11 In the year 1915 germany cruiser KĂ¶nigsberg sinks off Dar-es-Salam
Jul 12 Army orders harvest furloughs to Canadian Expeditionary Force soldiers still in training camps in Canada in the year 1915.
Jul 12 On this day in history michael Fenton Haddon, mining engineer
Jul 15 In the year 1915 alexander Durie, vice president (British AA)