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Historical Events In 1915

Thursday, 20 June 2019

Jun 20   Terence Young, Shanghai China, director (Dr No, Thunderball) in the year 1915.  

Jun 21   Anti-British revolt in South-Africa ends with arrest of Gen De Law on this day in history.  

Jun 22   BMT, then Brooklyn Rapid Transit, begins subway service on this day in history.  

Jun 23   Dennis Price, Twyford England, actor (Adventurers, Millionairess) in the year 1915.  

Jun 23   Yanks get record 16 walks & 3 wild pitches beat A's Bruno Hass, 15-0 in the year 1915.  

Jun 24   On this day in history 800 die as excursion steamer Eastland capsizes in Chicago  

Jun 24   In the year 1915 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) on this day in history.  

Jun 27   On this day in history 100°F (38°C), Fort Yukon Alaska (state record)  

Jun 27   In the year 1915 hendrik W van Leeuwen, musician  

Jun 28   On this day in history victor Trumper, cricketer (48 Tests for Australia, 3163 runs), dies  

Jun 30   On this day in history charles Rowe, cricketer (scored a pair in only Test (NZ v Aust 1946))  

Jul 01   Australia begins Commonwealth Lighthouse Service in the year 1915.  

Jul 01   Jean Stafford, US writer (Boston Adventure, Lion & Carpenter) in the year 1915.  

Jul 02   8th duke of Wellington, English large landowner/multi-millionaire on this day in history.  

Jul 02   Gen Porfirio [Jose de la Cruz] Diaz, president Mexico, dies in the year 1915.  

Jul 03   US military forces occupy Haiti, remain until 1934 on this day in history.  

Jul 04   Christine Lavant, writer in the year 1915.  

Jul 06   Dorothy Kirsten, Montclair NJ, soprano (Time to Sing, Chevy Show) on this day in history.  

Jul 07   In the year 1915 a Great Gorge and International Railway trolley with an extreme overload of 157 passengers crashes near Queenston, Ontario, killing 15.  

Jul 07   Margaret Walker Alexander, poet/novelist (For My People) on this day in history.  

Jul 07   The birth of Yul Brynner, American actor on this day in history.  

Jul 08   Charles Hard Townes, Greenville SC, physicist (developed lasers) in the year 1915.  

Jul 09   David Leo Diamond, Rochester NY, composer (Paderewski Prize-1943) on this day in history.  

Jul 09   Germany surrenders South West Africa to Union of South Africa in the year 1915.  

Jul 10   In the year 1915 british/South African troops march into German SW-Africa  

Jul 10   Hendrik W Mesdag, painter (Panorama Mesdag), dies in the year 1915.  

Jul 11   On this day in history colin Purdie Kelly, US, 1st US air hero (during WW II)  

Jul 11   Germany cruiser Königsberg sinks off Dar-es-Salam in the year 1915.  

Jul 12   Army orders harvest furloughs to Canadian Expeditionary Force soldiers still in training camps in Canada in the year 1915.  

Jul 12   In the year 1915 michael Fenton Haddon, mining engineer  

Jul 15   In the year 1915 alexander Durie, vice president (British AA)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1915

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Francois Bondy, writer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Lewis Bingham Keeble, town planner was born in the year 1915.  

Jan 02   John Hope Franklin, historian was born in the year 1915.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of mabel Leigh, potter  

Jan 05   Uta Graf, singer/teacher was born in the year 1915.  

Jan 05   In the year 1915 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   Don Edwards, (Rep-D-CA, 1963- ) was born on this day in history.  

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   James E Flecker, British diplomat/novelist (Hassan), dies at 30 in the year 1915.  

Jan 06   In the year 1915 reginald Wood, cricketer (one Test England v Australia 1886), dies  

Jan 13   In the year 1915 death of mary Slessor, Scottish missionary (b. 1848)  

Jan 14   On this day in history death of richard Meux Benson, founder of Anglican religious order (b. 1824)  

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

Jan 28   Nikolay Umov, Russian physicist (b. 1846) died on this day in history.  

Feb 05   Ross Barnes, baseball player (b. 1850) died on this day in history.  

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