Historical Events In 1915
Sunday, 23 February 2020
Jun 20 In the year 1915 terence Young, Shanghai China, director (Dr No, Thunderball)
Jun 21 Anti-British revolt in South-Africa ends with arrest of Gen De Law in the year 1915.
Jun 22 On this day in history bMT, then Brooklyn Rapid Transit, begins subway service
Jun 23 Dennis Price, Twyford England, actor (Adventurers, Millionairess) on this day in history.
Jun 23 On this day in history yanks get record 16 walks & 3 wild pitches beat A's Bruno Hass, 15-0
Jun 24 800 die as excursion steamer Eastland capsizes in Chicago on this day in history.
Jun 24 In the year 1915 charles James Dunn, Japanese scholar
Jun 25 Peter Lind Hayes, SF Calif, comedian/singer (Peter Lind Hayes Show) in the year 1915.
Jun 26 Germany suppresses its "Vorwarts" newspaper after it called for peace in the year 1915.
Jun 27 100ø F (38ø C), Fort Yukon, Alaska (state record) in the year 1915.
Jun 27 On this day in history 100°F (38°C), Fort Yukon Alaska (state record)
Jun 27 In the year 1915 hendrik W van Leeuwen, musician
Jun 28 Victor Trumper, cricketer (48 Tests for Australia, 3163 runs), dies in the year 1915.
Jun 30 On this day in history charles Rowe, cricketer (scored a pair in only Test (NZ v Aust 1946))
Jul 01 Australia begins Commonwealth Lighthouse Service in the year 1915.
Jul 01 In the year 1915 jean Stafford, US writer (Boston Adventure, Lion & Carpenter)
Jul 02 8th duke of Wellington, English large landowner/multi-millionaire in the year 1915.
Jul 02 On this day in history gen Porfirio [Jose de la Cruz] Diaz, president Mexico, dies
Jul 03 US military forces occupy Haiti, remain until 1934 in the year 1915.
Jul 04 In the year 1915 christine Lavant, writer
Jul 06 Dorothy Kirsten, Montclair NJ, soprano (Time to Sing, Chevy Show) on this day in history.
Jul 07 A Great Gorge and International Railway trolley with an extreme overload of 157 passengers crashes near Queenston, Ontario, killing 15 in the year 1915.
Jul 07 On this day in history margaret Walker Alexander, poet/novelist (For My People)
Jul 07 On this day in history the birth of Yul Brynner, American actor
Jul 08 In the year 1915 charles Hard Townes, Greenville SC, physicist (developed lasers)
Jul 09 David Leo Diamond, Rochester NY, composer (Paderewski Prize-1943) on this day in history.
Jul 09 On this day in history germany surrenders South West Africa to Union of South Africa
Jul 10 In the year 1915 british/South African troops march into German SW-Africa
Jul 10 On this day in history hendrik W Mesdag, painter (Panorama Mesdag), dies
Jul 11 On this day in history colin Purdie Kelly, US, 1st US air hero (during WW II)
Jul 11 Germany cruiser KÃ¶nigsberg sinks off Dar-es-Salam on this day in history.
Jul 12 On this day in history army orders harvest furloughs to Canadian Expeditionary Force soldiers still in training camps in Canada.
Jul 12 Michael Fenton Haddon, mining engineer in the year 1915.
Jul 15 Alexander Durie, vice president (British AA) in the year 1915.