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Historical Events In 1915

Thursday, 23 May 2019

May 18   On this day in history leon Shenandoah, native American leader  

May 18   In the year 1915 major General Sir William Bridges, Commander of the First Division, Australian Imperial Force (AIF), dies of wounds inflicted at Anzac Cove on 15 May His body is buried in the grounds of the Royal Military College, Duntroon  

May 19   In the year 1915 australians repel major Turkish attack on their positions at Gallipoli  

May 19   Death on Gallipoli of Private John Simpson Kirkpatrick of "Simpson and his donkey" fame in the year 1915.  

May 19   Lance Corporal Albert Jacka, 14th Battalion, AIF, becomes the first Australian to win a Victoria Cross in World War One for his action at Gallipoli, Turkey on this day in history.  

May 20   On this day in history bataafsche Petroleum begins oil extraction of Maracaibo  

May 20   Bataafsche Petroleum Me begins oil extraction of Maracaibo on this day in history.  

May 20   Moshe Dayan, Israeli general/minister of Defense on this day in history.  

May 20   The birth of Moshe Dayan, Israeli military leader in the year 1915.  

May 22   Local train collides with troop train killing 226 (Gretna Scotland) in the year 1915.  

May 23   In the year 1915 clyde Wiegand, physicist  

May 23   In the year 1915 italy declares war on Austria-Hungary & Germany during WW I  

May 23   Italy declares war on Austria-Hungary & Germany during WWI on this day in history.  

May 24   In the year 1915 enemy Contracts Annulment Act  

May 24   Formal truce on Gallipoli during which the Turkish dead of the 19 May attacks are buried on this day in history.  

May 24   Italy declares war on Austria-Hungary on this day in history.  

May 24   Thomas Edison invents telescribe to record telephone conversations on this day in history.  

May 25   On this day in history 2nd Battle of Ypres ends with 105,000 casualties  

May 25   Daniel Wolf, journalist on this day in history.  

May 25   In the year 1915 second Battle of Ypres ends with 105,000 casualties  

May 26   On this day in history h H Asquith forms a coalition government in England  

May 27   Herman Wouk, NYC, novelist (Caine Mutiny, Winds of War) on this day in history.  

May 27   SS Aguila, a Yeoward Bros. ship, she was torpedoed by a German U-boat 47 miles south-west of the Smalls Lighthouse in the year 1915.  

May 28   John B Gruelle patents Raggedy Ann doll in the year 1915.  

May 28   On this day in history john B Gruelle patents Raggedy Ann doll when does Raggedy Andy show up?  

May 28   Scott McKay, Pleasantville Iowa, actor (Stage Door) on this day in history.  

May 28   In the year 1915 women in Berlin demonstrate for peace  

May 29   On this day in history attack on Quinn's Post, Gallipoli  

May 29   David Jenklins, librarian (National Library of Wales) in the year 1915.  

May 30   Jerome Bert Weisner, military scientist/disarmer on this day in history.  

May 31   An LZ-38 Zeppelin makes an air raid on London in the year 1915.  

May 31   On this day in history an LZ-38 Zeppelin makes an air raid on London fortelling the future  

Jun 01   In the year 1915 1st Zeppelin air raid over England  

Jun 01   John Randolph, NYC, actor (King Kong, Lucan, Lucas Tanner, Angie) in the year 1915.  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of john Hope Franklin, historian  

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   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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 14   In the year 1915 death of richard Meux Benson, founder of Anglican religious order (b. 1824)  

Jan 15   Guillaume Couture, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

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

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

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