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Historical Events In 1915

Saturday, 20 April 2019

Jun 20   Terence Young, Shanghai China, director (Dr No, Thunderball) on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

Jun 24   In the year 1915 800 die as excursion steamer Eastland capsizes in Chicago  

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   100ø F (38ø C), Fort Yukon, Alaska (state record) on this day in history.  

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   Victor Trumper, cricketer (48 Tests for Australia, 3163 runs), dies on this day in history.  

Jun 30   In the year 1915 charles Rowe, cricketer (scored a pair in only Test (NZ v Aust 1946))  

Jul 01   In the year 1915 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 07   On this day in history 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) in the year 1915.  

Jul 07   In the year 1915 the birth of Yul Brynner, American actor  

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

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   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 Königsberg sinks off Dar-es-Salam in the year 1915.  

Jul 12   On this day in history army orders harvest furloughs to Canadian Expeditionary Force soldiers still in training camps in Canada.  

Jul 12   On this day in history 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   In the year 1915 birth of lewis Bingham Keeble, town planner  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of john Hope Franklin, historian  

Jan 05   Mabel Leigh, potter was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of uta Graf, singer/teacher  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Reginald Wood, cricketer (one Test England v Australia 1886), dies in the year 1915.  

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 in the year 1915.  

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