Historical Events In 1915
Thursday, 21 November 2019
Jun 01 In the year 1915 the first Zeppelin air raid over England
Jun 01 The National Transcontinental Railway is completed between Moncton and Winnipeg via Edmundston, Quebec and Senneterre. Because of the high cost the Grand Trunk refused to lease the line which was operated as a component of the Canadian Government Railways until the formation of the Canadian National System in the year 1915.
Jun 02 On this day in history lester del Rey, US, sci-fi author (Moon Trilogy, Marooned on Mars)
Jun 03 Iris Meredith, Sioux City Iowa, actress (Son of Davy Crockett) on this day in history.
Jun 04 On this day in history modibo Keita, president of Mali (1960-68)
Jun 04 William Charles Denis Browne, composer, dies at 26 in the year 1915.
Jun 05 In the year 1915 47th Belmont: George Byrne aboard The Finn wins in 2:18.6
Jun 05 On this day in history alfred Kazin, US writer/literature critic (Inmost Leaf)
Jun 05 In the year 1915 brzeska, sculptor, dies
Jun 06 In the year 1915 vincent Persichetti, Phila Pennsylvania, composer (Sibyl)
Jun 07 On this day in history benjamin Lambord, composer, dies at 35
Jun 08 In the year 1915 92°F (33.3°C) in De Bilt, Netherlands
Jun 08 Gustaaf AWC baron van Hemert Dingshof, (mayor-Maarn Neth) in the year 1915.
Jun 08 On this day in history william Jennings Bryan quits as Secretary of State
Jun 09 Jane Cowan, cello teacher in the year 1915.
Jun 10 In the year 1915 british/French troops conquer German colony of Cameroon
Jun 10 In the year 1915 oscar Comras, Bronx, drummer (namesake of Comras Mall in Bronx Park)
Jun 11 On this day in history david Kindersley, font designer/cutter
Jun 12 29th US Womens Tennis: Molla B Mallory beats Hazel Wightman (46 62 60) on this day in history.
Jun 12 David Rockefeller, CEO (Chase Manhattan Bank) on this day in history.
Jun 13 J Donald Budge, US tennis player (1st to hold world's 4 major titles) in the year 1915.
Jun 15 Lt. Frederick William Campbell (1st Cdn. Infantry Batt.) winds the Victoria Cross at Givenchy France in the year 1915.
Jun 15 US government mints 1st $50 gold pieces, for Panama Pacific Expo in the year 1915.
Jun 15 On this day in history uS government mints first $50 gold pieces, for Panama Pacific Expo
Jun 16 On this day in history joseph Kagan, businessman
Jun 16 On this day in history the foundation of the British Women's Institute.
Jun 17 League to Enforce Peace forms in Philadelphia on this day in history.
Jun 17 Stringbean, [David Akeman], Ky, banjoist/comedian (Hee Haw) in the year 1915.
Jun 18 21st US Golf Open: John Travers shoots a 297 at Baltusrol GC NJ on this day in history.
Jun 18 Arthur Fagg, cricketer (dual double-centuries in a game for Kent 1938) on this day in history.
Jun 18 In the year 1915 eufemio Zapata, brother to Mexican revolutionist Emiliano Zapata, killed by Sidronio Comancho
Jun 19 Sergey Ivanovich Taneyev, Russian composer (Oresteia), dies at 58 in the year 1915.
Jun 20 Emil Rathenau, German industrialist (AEG), dies on this day in history.
Jun 20 On this day in history german offensive in Argonnes