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 KĂ¶nigsberg 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)