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Historical Events In 1915

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Dec 25   On this day in history irving Berlin & Harry B Smith's musical premieres in NYC  

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

Dec 27   Mary Kornman, Idaho Falls ID, actress (Queen of the Jungle) in the year 1915.  

Dec 28   In the year 1915 gerrit Jan van Heek, Dutch textile manufacturer/politician, dies at 78  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 29   In the year 1915 charles Beach Hawley, composer, dies at 57  

Dec 29   In the year 1915 charles L[eonard] Harness, US, sci-fi author (Paradox Men, Wolfhead)  

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

Dec 30   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 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1915

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of francois Bondy, writer  

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   Mabel Leigh, potter was born in the year 1915.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of arthur H. Robinson, Canadian-born cartographer (d. 2004)  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history james E Flecker, British diplomat/novelist (Hassan), dies at 30  

Jan 06   On this day in history reginald Wood, cricketer (one Test England v Australia 1886), dies  

Jan 13   On this day in history death of mary Slessor, Scottish missionary (b. 1848)  

Jan 14   Richard Meux Benson, founder of Anglican religious order (b. 1824) died in the year 1915.  

Jan 15   In the year 1915 guillaume Couture, composer, dies at 63  

Jan 28   Nikolay Umov, Russian physicist (b. 1846) died on this day in history.  

Feb 05   Ross Barnes, baseball player (b. 1850) died on this day in history.  

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