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Historical Events In 1915

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Dec 26   In the year 1915 hans [Henri A] Gomperts, Dutch literature (Duck on Attic)  

Dec 27   In the year 1915 mary Kornman, Idaho Falls ID, actress (Queen of the Jungle)  

Dec 28   Gerrit Jan van Heek, Dutch textile manufacturer/politician, dies at 78 in the year 1915.  

Dec 28   Roebuck "Pops" Staples, US gospel/singer (Staple Singers) on this day in history.  

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

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   Charles L[eonard] Harness, US, sci-fi author (Paradox Men, Wolfhead) on this day in history.  

Dec 30   In the year 1915 cromarty Harbour, Scot-British cruiser Natal explodes: 405 die  

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 in the year 1915.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of lewis Bingham Keeble, town planner  

Jan 02   In the year 1915 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   Arthur H. Robinson, Canadian-born cartographer (d. 2004) was born in the year 1915.  

Jan 06   Alan Watts, Kent England, writer (Book on the Taboo) was born in the year 1915.  

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   Karl Goldmark, Austria-Hungarian composer (Queen of Saba), dies at 84 in the year 1915.  

Jan 03   James E Flecker, British diplomat/novelist (Hassan), dies at 30 in the year 1915.  

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   Nikolay Umov, Russian physicist (b. 1846) died on this day in history.  

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

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