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Historical Events In 1915

Saturday, 23 March 2019

Dec 26   Hans [Henri A] Gomperts, Dutch literature (Duck on Attic) in the year 1915.  

Dec 27   On this day in history mary Kornman, Idaho Falls ID, actress (Queen of the Jungle)  

Dec 28   Gerrit Jan van Heek, Dutch textile manufacturer/politician, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Dec 28   On this day in history roebuck "Pops" Staples, US gospel/singer (Staple Singers)  

Dec 28   San Francisco City Hall dedicated by Mayor James Rolph on this day in history.  

Dec 28   SF City Hall dedicated by Mayor James Rolph in the year 1915.  

Dec 29   Charles Beach Hawley, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Dec 29   On this day in history charles L[eonard] Harness, US, sci-fi author (Paradox Men, Wolfhead)  

Dec 30   Cromarty Harbour, Scot-British cruiser Natal explodes: 405 die on this day in history.  

Dec 30   On this day in history hMS Natal, blew up and sank at her moorings in the Cromarty Firth, Scotland, over 400 lives lost. Sources differ about the date with some giving it as 31st. The cause was speculated about at the time and sabotage was feared by some but the official enquiry put it down to a cordite explosion which becomes unstable when overheated. Other ships had suffered a similar fate, and this is the most likely explanation.  

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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   Lewis Bingham Keeble, town planner was born in the year 1915.  

Jan 02   John Hope Franklin, historian was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of mabel Leigh, potter  

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

Jan 05   Arthur H. Robinson, Canadian-born cartographer (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of alan Watts, Kent England, writer (Book on the Taboo)  

Jan 06   Don Edwards, (Rep-D-CA, 1963- ) was born in the year 1915.  

Famous Deaths In 1915

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1915 karl Goldmark, Austria-Hungarian composer (Queen of Saba), dies at 84  

Jan 03   In the year 1915 james E Flecker, British diplomat/novelist (Hassan), dies at 30  

Jan 06   In the year 1915 reginald Wood, cricketer (one Test England v Australia 1886), dies  

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   In the year 1915 death of nikolay Umov, Russian physicist (b. 1846)  

Feb 05   On this day in history death of ross Barnes, baseball player (b. 1850)  

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