Historical Events In 1915
Sunday, 19 January 2020
Jun 20 In the year 1915 terence Young, Shanghai China, director (Dr No, Thunderball)
Jun 21 Anti-British revolt in South-Africa ends with arrest of Gen De Law in the year 1915.
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 On this day in history yanks get record 16 walks & 3 wild pitches beat A's Bruno Hass, 15-0
Jun 24 In the year 1915 800 die as excursion steamer Eastland capsizes in Chicago
Jun 24 Charles James Dunn, Japanese scholar in the year 1915.
Jun 25 Peter Lind Hayes, SF Calif, comedian/singer (Peter Lind Hayes Show) in the year 1915.
Jun 26 In the year 1915 germany suppresses its "Vorwarts" newspaper after it called for peace
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) on this day in history.
Jun 27 Hendrik W van Leeuwen, musician on this day in history.
Jun 28 In the year 1915 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 On this day in history australia begins Commonwealth Lighthouse Service
Jul 01 On this day in history 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 US military forces occupy Haiti, remain until 1934 on this day in history.
Jul 04 Christine Lavant, writer in the year 1915.
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 The birth of Yul Brynner, American actor in the year 1915.
Jul 08 On this day in history charles Hard Townes, Greenville SC, physicist (developed lasers)
Jul 09 In the year 1915 david Leo Diamond, Rochester NY, composer (Paderewski Prize-1943)
Jul 09 Germany surrenders South West Africa to Union of South Africa on this day in history.
Jul 10 On this day in history british/South African troops march into German SW-Africa
Jul 10 Hendrik W Mesdag, painter (Panorama Mesdag), dies in the year 1915.
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 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 Alexander Durie, vice president (British AA) in the year 1915.