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 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 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)