Historical Events In 1915
Tuesday, 13 November 2018
Dec 26 On this day in history 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 Gerrit Jan van Heek, Dutch textile manufacturer/politician, dies at 78 on this day in history.
Dec 28 Roebuck "Pops" Staples, US gospel/singer (Staple Singers) in the year 1915.
Dec 28 On this day in history san Francisco City Hall dedicated by Mayor James Rolph
Dec 28 SF City Hall dedicated by Mayor James Rolph on this day in history.
Dec 29 On this day in history charles Beach Hawley, composer, dies at 57
Dec 29 Charles L[eonard] Harness, US, sci-fi author (Paradox Men, Wolfhead) in the year 1915.
Dec 30 On this day in history cromarty Harbour, Scot-British cruiser Natal explodes: 405 die
Dec 30 In the year 1915 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.