Historical Events In 1915
Monday, 18 February 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 On this day in history bMT, then Brooklyn Rapid Transit, begins subway service
Jun 23 In the year 1915 dennis Price, Twyford England, actor (Adventurers, Millionairess)
Jun 23 Yanks get record 16 walks & 3 wild pitches beat A's Bruno Hass, 15-0 in the year 1915.
Jun 24 800 die as excursion steamer Eastland capsizes in Chicago on this day in history.
Jun 24 In the year 1915 charles James Dunn, Japanese scholar
Jun 25 On this day in history peter Lind Hayes, SF Calif, comedian/singer (Peter Lind Hayes Show)
Jun 26 Germany suppresses its "Vorwarts" newspaper after it called for peace in the year 1915.
Jun 27 In the year 1915 100ø F (38ø C), Fort Yukon, Alaska (state record)
Jun 27 100°F (38°C), Fort Yukon Alaska (state record) in the year 1915.
Jun 27 On this day in history 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 In the year 1915 jean Stafford, US writer (Boston Adventure, Lion & Carpenter)
Jul 02 On this day in history 8th duke of Wellington, English large landowner/multi-millionaire
Jul 02 Gen Porfirio [Jose de la Cruz] Diaz, president Mexico, dies in the year 1915.
Jul 03 In the year 1915 uS military forces occupy Haiti, remain until 1934
Jul 04 Christine Lavant, writer on this day in history.
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 in the year 1915.
Jul 07 In the year 1915 margaret Walker Alexander, poet/novelist (For My People)
Jul 07 In the year 1915 the birth of Yul Brynner, American actor
Jul 08 On this day in history charles Hard Townes, Greenville SC, physicist (developed lasers)
Jul 09 On this day in history david Leo Diamond, Rochester NY, composer (Paderewski Prize-1943)
Jul 09 On this day in history germany surrenders South West Africa to Union of South Africa
Jul 10 On this day in history british/South African troops march into German SW-Africa
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) on this day in history.
Jul 11 Germany cruiser KĂ¶nigsberg sinks off Dar-es-Salam on this day in history.
Jul 12 In the year 1915 army orders harvest furloughs to Canadian Expeditionary Force soldiers still in training camps in Canada.
Jul 12 In the year 1915 michael Fenton Haddon, mining engineer
Jul 15 On this day in history alexander Durie, vice president (British AA)