Historical Events In 1915
Friday, 23 August 2019
Jun 20 On this day in history terence Young, Shanghai China, director (Dr No, Thunderball)
Jun 21 Anti-British revolt in South-Africa ends with arrest of Gen De Law on this day in history.
Jun 22 In the year 1915 bMT, then Brooklyn Rapid Transit, begins subway service
Jun 23 Dennis Price, Twyford England, actor (Adventurers, Millionairess) in the year 1915.
Jun 23 On this day in history yanks get record 16 walks & 3 wild pitches beat A's Bruno Hass, 15-0
Jun 24 800 die as excursion steamer Eastland capsizes in Chicago on this day in history.
Jun 24 Charles James Dunn, Japanese scholar on this day in history.
Jun 25 Peter Lind Hayes, SF Calif, comedian/singer (Peter Lind Hayes Show) on this day in history.
Jun 26 Germany suppresses its "Vorwarts" newspaper after it called for peace on this day in history.
Jun 27 On this day in history 100ø F (38ø C), Fort Yukon, Alaska (state record)
Jun 27 100°F (38°C), Fort Yukon Alaska (state record) on this day in history.
Jun 27 Hendrik W van Leeuwen, musician in the year 1915.
Jun 28 In the year 1915 victor Trumper, cricketer (48 Tests for Australia, 3163 runs), dies
Jun 30 Charles Rowe, cricketer (scored a pair in only Test (NZ v Aust 1946)) in the year 1915.
Jul 01 Australia begins Commonwealth Lighthouse Service on this day in history.
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 in the year 1915.
Jul 04 Christine Lavant, writer in the year 1915.
Jul 06 On this day in history 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 in the year 1915.
Jul 07 Margaret Walker Alexander, poet/novelist (For My People) on this day in history.
Jul 07 In the year 1915 the birth of Yul Brynner, American actor
Jul 08 In the year 1915 charles Hard Townes, Greenville SC, physicist (developed lasers)
Jul 09 David Leo Diamond, Rochester NY, composer (Paderewski Prize-1943) in the year 1915.
Jul 09 On this day in history germany surrenders South West Africa to Union of South Africa
Jul 10 British/South African troops march into German SW-Africa in the year 1915.
Jul 10 On this day in history hendrik W Mesdag, painter (Panorama Mesdag), dies
Jul 11 Colin Purdie Kelly, US, 1st US air hero (during WW II) in the year 1915.
Jul 11 Germany cruiser KĂ¶nigsberg 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 on this day in history.
Jul 12 In the year 1915 michael Fenton Haddon, mining engineer
Jul 15 In the year 1915 alexander Durie, vice president (British AA)