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Historical Events In 1915

Tuesday, 23 July 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 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 28   In the year 1915 san Francisco City Hall dedicated by Mayor James Rolph  

Dec 28   In the year 1915 sF City Hall dedicated by Mayor James Rolph  

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) on this day in history.  

Dec 30   Cromarty Harbour, Scot-British cruiser Natal explodes: 405 die in the year 1915.  

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   In the year 1915 birth of lewis Bingham Keeble, town planner  

Jan 02   John Hope Franklin, historian was born in the year 1915.  

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   In the year 1915 birth of arthur H. Robinson, Canadian-born cartographer (d. 2004)  

Jan 06   Alan Watts, Kent England, writer (Book on the Taboo) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1915.  

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

Jan 06   Reginald Wood, cricketer (one Test England v Australia 1886), dies in the year 1915.  

Jan 13   Mary Slessor, Scottish missionary (b. 1848) died on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history death of richard Meux Benson, founder of Anglican religious order (b. 1824)  

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

Jan 28   In the year 1915 death of nikolay Umov, Russian physicist (b. 1846)  

Feb 05   Ross Barnes, baseball player (b. 1850) died in the year 1915.  

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