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Year 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Thursday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar.

Events[]

January 1: HMS Formidable

Below, the events of World War I have the "WWI" prefix.

January[]

  • January – While working as a cook at New York's Sloan Hospital under an assumed name, Typhoid Mary infects 25 people, and is placed in quarantine for life.
  • January 1
  • January 12
  • January 13An earthquake (6.8 in Richter scale) in Avezzano, Italy, kills more than 29,000.
  • January 18Twenty-One Demands from Japan to China are made.
  • January 19
    • Georges Claude patents the neon discharge tube for use in advertising.
    • German zeppelins bomb the cities of Great Yarmouth and King's Lynn in the United Kingdom for the first time, killing more than 20.
  • January 21Kiwanis International is founded in Detroit, Michigan.
  • January 26 – The Rocky Mountain National Park is established by an act of the U.S. Congress.
  • January 27 – Military casualties begin arriving at the Hôpital Temporaire d'Arc-en-Barrois, established earlier in the month.
  • January 28 – An act of the U.S. Congress designates the United States Coast Guard, begun in 1790, as a military branch.
  • January 31 – WWI: Germany's first large-scale use of poison gas as a weapon occurs when 18,000 artillery shells containing liquid xylyl bromide tear gas are fired on the Imperial Russian Army on the Rawka River west of Warsaw during the Battle of Bolimov; however, freezing temperatures prevent it being effective.[3]

January 28: United States Coast Guard military branch.

February[]

March[]

  • March – The 1915 locust plague breaks out in Palestine; it continues until October.
  • March 3NACA, the predecessor of NASA, is founded.
  • March 14
    • WWI: Off the coast of Chile, the Royal Navy force SMS Dresden to scuttle.
    • Britain, France and Russia agree to give Constantinople and the Bosporus to Russia in case of victory (the treaty is later nullified by the Bolshevik Revolution).
  • March 18 – WWI: A British attack on the Dardanelles fails.
  • March 19Pluto is photographed for the first time but is not then classified as a planet.
  • March 25 – The U.S. submarine F-4 sinks off Hawaii; 21 are killed.
  • March 26 – The Vancouver Millionaires Win the Stanley Cup over the Ottawa Senators three games to zero.
  • March 28 – The first Roman Catholic Liturgy is celebrated by Archbishop John Ireland at the newly consecrated Cathedral of Saint Paul in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

March 14: (WWI) Royal Navy forced the German light cruiser SMS Dresden to scuttle.

April[]

May 7: (WWI) German U-boat sinks RMS Lusitania.

May[]

  • May 3John McCrae writes In Flanders Fields.
  • May 5 – WWI: The Turks begin shelling Anzac Cove from a new position behind their lines.
  • May 6Babe Ruth hits his first career home run off of Jack Warhop.
  • May 7 – WWI: The RMS Lusitania is sunk by a German U-boat, killing 1,198.
  • May 9 – WWI – Second Battle of Artois: German and French forces fight to a standstill.
  • May 17 – The last purely Liberal government in the United Kingdom ends when Prime Minister Herbert Henry Asquith forms an all party coalition.
  • May 22 – The Quintinshill railway disaster in Scotland leaves more than 200 dead.
  • May 24 – WWI: Italy joins the Allies after they declare war on Austria-Hungary.
  • May 25China agrees to Twenty-One Demands.
  • May 29Teófilo Braga becomes president of Portugal.

June[]

  • June 3Mexican Revolution: Troops of Obregon and Villa clash at León: Obregon loses his right arm in grenade attack but Villa is decisively defeated.
  • June 5 Women's suffrage is introduced in Denmark and Iceland.
  • June 9 – U.S. Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan resigns over a disagreement regarding his nation's handling of the RMS Lusitania sinking.
  • June 16 – The British Women's Institute is founded.

July[]

Picture of destruction from the 1915 Galveston Hurricane.

  • July 7 – An extremely overloaded International Railway (New York – Ontario) trolley with 157 passengers crashes near Queenston, Ontario, resulting in 15 casualties.
  • July 24 – The steamer Eastland capsizes in central Chicago, with the loss of 844 lives.
  • July 28 – The United States occupation of Haiti begins.

August[]

  • August 5August 23 – Hurricane Two of the 1915 Atlantic hurricane season over Galveston and New Orleans leaves 275 dead.
  • August 6 – WWI – Battle of Sari Bair: The Allies mount a diversionary attack timed to coincide with a major Allied landing of reinforcements at Suvla Bay.
  • August 16The Entente promises the Kingdom of Serbia, should victory be achieved over Austro-Hungary and its allied Central Powers, the territories of Baranja, Srem and Slavonia from the Cisleithanian part of the Dual Monarchy; Bosnia and Herzegovina; and eastern Dalmatia (from the river of Krka to Bar).
  • August 17Jewish American Leo Frank is lynched for the alleged murder of a 13-year-old girl in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • August 31Jimmy Lavender of the Chicago Cubs pitches a no hitter against the New York Giants.

September[]

  • September 6 – The first prototype tank is tested for the British Army for the first time.
  • September 7 – Former cartoonist John B. Gruelle is given a patent for his Raggedy Ann doll.
  • September 8 – WWI: A Zeppelin raid destroys No.61 Farringdon Road, London. It Is rebuilt in 1917 and called The Zeppelin Building.
  • September 11 – The Pennsylvania Railroad begins electrified commuter rail service between Paoli and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, using overhead AC trolley wires for power. This type of system is later used in long-distance passenger trains between New York City, Washington, D.C., and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
  • September 25October 14 – WWI: Battle of Loos: British forces take the French town of Loos but with substantial casualties and are unable to press their advantage. This is the first time the British use poison gas in World War I and also their first large-scale use of 'New' or Kitchener's Army units.

October[]

  • October 12 – WWI: British nurse Edith Cavell is executed by a German firing squad for helping Allied soldiers escape from Belgium.
  • October 15 – WWI: Austria-Hungary invades the Kingdom of Serbia. Kingdom of Bulgaria enters the war, invading Kingdom of Serbia. The retreat of the Serbian First Army towards Greece begins the Serbian Campaign (WWI).
  • October 19Mexican Revolution: The U.S. recognizes the Mexican government of Venustiano Carranza de facto (not de jure until 1917).
  • October 23 – WWI: Torpedoing of the armored cruiser SMS Prinz Adalbert results in only three men being rescued from a crew of 675, the greatest single loss of life for the German Imperial Navy in the Baltic Sea during the War.
  • October 27William Morris Hughes becomes the 7th Prime Minister of Australia.
  • October 28 – The St. Johns School Fire in Peabody, Massachusetts kills twenty-one girls between the ages of 7 and 17.

November[]

  • November – Sykes-Picot Agreement: The governments of Britain and France secretly agree to overtake the Middle-Eastern regions of the Ottoman Empire (mostly Syria and Iraq), and establish their own zones of influence.
  • November 14 – A vision is allegedly encountered by various military personnel in Europe at 22:30 hours (as recounted on the television series One Step Beyond).
  • November 18 – Release of the U.S. silent film Inspiration, the first mainstream movie in which a leading actress (Audrey Munson) appears nude.
  • November 23 – The Triangle Film Corporation opens its new motion picture theater in Massillon, Ohio.
  • November 24William J. Simmons revives the Civil War era Ku Klux Klan at Stone Mountain, Georgia.
  • November 25 – The theory of general relativity is formulated.

December[]

  • December 12 – Chinese president Yuan Shikai declares himself Emperor.
  • December 23 – The HMHS Britannic, the largest individual British loss in WWI, departs Liverpool on her maiden voyage.
  • December 25 – In WWI, British and German forces declare a Christmas truce, get out of the trenches and have a free-for-all kick-around football game in no-man's land.
  • December 26 – The Irish Republican Brotherhood Military Council decides to stage a rising on Easter Sunday 1916.

Date unknown[]

  • Alfred Wegener proposes the theory of Pangaea.
  • Emory College is rechartered as Emory University, and plans to move its main campus from Oxford, Georgia to Atlanta.
  • Lord Beaverbrook buys the Daily Express.
  • The first stop sign appears in Detroit, Michigan.
  • Franz Kafka's short novel Die Verwandlung is first published in Germany.

Births[]

January–February[]

  • January 2John Hope Franklin, American historian (d. 2009)
  • January 3
    • Sid Hudson, American baseball player (d. 2008)
    • Mady Rahl, German stage and film actress (d. 2009)
  • January 4Meg Mundy, English-American actress
  • January 5Arthur H. Robinson, American geographer and cartographer (d. 2004)
  • January 6Don Edwards, American politician
  • January 9Anita Louise, American actress (d. 1970)
  • January 11Robert Blair Mayne, British soldier and co-founder of the Special Air Service (d. 1955)
  • January 14Mark Goodson, American television game show producer (d. 1992)
  • January 15Leo Mol, Ukrainian Canadian artist and sculptor (d. 2009)
  • January 16Leslie H. Martinson, American television and film director
  • January 18Santiago Carrillo, Spanish politician (d. 2012)
  • January 20Ghulam Ishaq Khan, President of Pakistan (d. 2006)
  • January 23Arthur Lewis, British economist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1991)
  • January 24Robert Motherwell, American painter (d. 1991)
  • January 28Nien Cheng, Chinese-born American writer (d. 2009)
  • January 29John Serry, Sr., American musician, composer, arranger (d. 2003)
  • January 30
    • Joachim Peiper, German S.S. officer (d. 1976)
    • John Profumo, British cabinet minister (d. 2006)
  • January 31
    • Alan Lomax, American folklorist and musicologist (d. 2002)
    • Thomas Merton, American monk and author (d. 1968)
  • February 1
    • Artur London, Czech statesman (d. 1986)
    • Sir Stanley Matthews, English footballer (d. 2000)
  • February 2Khushwant Singh, Indian writer
  • February 4 – Sir Norman Wisdom, English comedian, singer, and actor (d. 2010)
  • February 5Robert Hofstadter, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1990)
  • February 7Teoctist Arăpaşu, Ex-Romanian Orthodox Church Patriarch (d. 2007)
  • February 10Karl Winsch, American professional baseball player and manager (d. 2001)
  • February 11Patrick Leigh Fermor, British author and soldier (d. 2011)
  • February 12Richard G. Colbert, American admiral (d. 1973)
  • February 14Ray Evans, American composer (d. 2007)
  • February 16
    • Jim O'Hora, American college football coach (d. 2005)
    • Elisabeth Eybers, South African poet (d. 2007)
  • February 19John Freeman, British politician
  • February 20Danuta Szaflarska Polish screen and stage actress
  • February 21Ann Sheridan American film actress (d. 1967)
  • February 23Paul Tibbets, American WWII bomber pilot of the Enola Gay) (d. 2007)
  • February 26Preacher Roe, American baseball player (d. 2008)
  • February 28
    • Zero Mostel, American film and stage actor (d. 1977)
    • Peter Medawar, Brazilian-born scientist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1987)

March–April[]

  • March 4Carlos Surinach, Spanish composer (d. 1997)
  • March 6Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin, Leader of the Dawoodi Bohra Community
  • March 9John Edgar "Johnnie" Johnson, English pilot (d. 2001)
  • March 10Harry Bertoia, Italian artist and designer (d. 1978)
  • March 11Vijay Hazare, Indian cricketer (d. 2004)
  • March 14Alexander Brott, Canadian conductor and composer (d. 2005)
  • March 15Ferenc Sas, Hungarian football right-winger (d. 1988)
  • March 17Bill Roycroft, Australian equestrian (d. 2011)
  • March 19Patricia Morison, American actress
  • March 20
    • Rudolf Kirchschlaeger, Austrian politician (d. 2000)
    • Sviatoslav Richter, Ukrainian pianist (d. 1997)
  • March 23Vasily Zaitsev, Soviet sniper (d. 1991)
  • March 27Robert Lockwood Jr., American musician (d. 2006)
  • March 30
    • Arsenio Erico, Paraguayan footballer (d. 1977)
    • Pietro Ingrao, Italian politician
  • March 31Albert Hourani, English historian (d. 1993)
  • April 3Piet de Jong, Dutch politician, Prime Minister of the Netherlands from 1967 until 1971
    • İhsan Doğramacı, Turkish physician and academic (d. 2010)
    • Axel Axgil, Danish LGBT rights activist (d. 2011)
  • April 4Muddy Waters, African-American musician (d. 1983)
  • April 7
    • Albert O. Hirschman, German-born economist
    • Billie Holiday, African-American singer (d. 1959)
    • Stanley Adams, American actor (d. 1977)
  • April 8Ivan Supek, Croatian physicist, author, and human rights activist (d. 2007)
  • April 10
    • Harry Morgan, American actor and director (d. 2011)
    • Sardar Muhammad Ibrahim Khan, Founder of Azad Kashmir, Guerrilla leader who Led the Kashmir revolt against Maharaja Hari Singh of Kashmir.
  • April 12Július Tomin, Czech writer known for promoting Interlingua (d. 2003)
  • April 15Elizabeth Catlett, American-born artist (d. 2012)
  • April 21Anthony Quinn, Mexican actor (d. 2001)
  • April 29Donald Mills, lead tenor of The Mills Brothers (d. 1999)
  • April 30Elio Toaff, Italian rabbi

May–June[]

  • May 1Archie Williams, American athlete (d. 1993)
  • May 2Doris Fisher, American singer and songwriter (d. 2003)
  • May 3Stu Hart, Canadian wrestling trainer (d. 2003)
  • May 5Alice Faye, American entertainer (d. 1998)
  • May 6Orson Welles, American actor and director (d. 1985)
  • May 8Milton Meltzer, American author (d. 2009)
  • May 10Denis Thatcher, British businessman, husband of UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher (d. 2003)
  • May 12Frère Roger, Swiss founder of the Taizé Community (d. 2005)
  • May 15
    • Hilda Bernstein, English-born author, artist, and activist (d. 2006)
    • Mario Monicelli, Italian film director (d. 2010)
    • Paul Samuelson, American economist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2009)
  • May 20Moshe Dayan, Israeli military leader and politician (d. 1981)
  • May 26Sam Edwards, American actor (d. 2004)
  • May 27
    • Esther Soré, Chilean musician (d. 1996)
    • Herman Wouk, American author
  • May 29Karl Münchinger, German conductor (d. 1990)
  • June 1John Randolph, American actor (d. 2004)
  • June 2Tapio Wirkkala, Finnish designer (d. 1985)
  • June 4Modibo Keita, former President of Mali (d. 1977)
  • June 9Les Paul, American inventor and musician (d. 2009)
  • June 10
    • Saul Bellow, Canadian-born writer, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2005)
    • Peride Celal, Turkish author
  • June 12David Rockefeller, American banker and philanthropist
  • June 15
    • Kaiser Matanzima, President of the Transkei bantustan (d. 2003)
    • Thomas Huckle Weller, American virologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 2008)
  • June 17
    • Mario Echandi Jiménez, President of Costa Rica (d. 2011)
    • Karl Targownik, Hungarian psychiatrist and Holocaust survivor (d. 1996)
    • Walter J. Zable, American founder and CEO of Cubic Corporation (d. 2012)
  • June 24 – Sir Fred Hoyle, British astronomer (d. 2001)
  • June 26
    • Charlotte Zolotow, American author
    • Paul Castellano, American gangster (d. 1985)
  • June 28David Honeyboy Edwards, American musician (d. 2011)

July–August[]

  • July 2Arthur Wellesley, 8th Duke of Wellington
  • July 5John Woodruff, American athlete (d. 2007)
  • July 15Albert Ghiorso, American nuclear scientist (d. 2010)
  • July 17Fred Ball, American movie studio executive, actor, and the brother of comedienne Lucille Ball (d. 2007)
  • July 24Enrique Fernando, Chief Justice of the Philippine Supreme Court (d. 2004)
  • July 26Pattabhi Jois, Indian yogi (d. 2009)
  • July 28
    • Charles Townes, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
    • Frankie Yankovic, American accordion player (d. 1998)
  • July 28Dick Sprang,American comic book artist during the golden age of comics and an explorer (d. 2000)
  • August 3
    • Pete Newell, Canadian-born basketball coach (d. 2008)
    • Frank Arthur Calder, Canadian politician (d. 2006)
  • August 4William Keene, American actor (d. 1992)
  • August 12Michael Kidd, American choreographer (d. 2007)
  • August 14Irene Hickson, American professional baseball player (d. 1995)
  • August 19Ring Lardner Jr., American film screenwriter (d. 2000)
  • August 22Hugh Paddick, British actor (d. 2000)
  • August 25Walter Trampler, American violist (d. 1997)
  • August 27Norman F. Ramsey, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2011)
  • August 28
    • Tol Avery, American actor (d. 1973)
    • Simon Oakland, American actor (d. 1983)
    • Max Robertson, British sports commentator (d. 2009)
    • Tasha Tudor, American illustrator (d. 2008)
  • August 29Ingrid Bergman, Swedish actress (d. 1982)
  • August 30
    • Lilian Craig, British-born, Swedish princess
    • Robert Strassburg, American composer (d. 2003)

September–October[]

  • September 2Meinhardt Raabe, American actor (d. 2010)
  • September 3Knut Nystedt, Norwegian composer
  • September 8
    • Frank Cady, American actor (d. 2012)
    • Frank Pullen, English business person and racehorse owner (d. 1992)
  • September 10Viva Leroy Nash, American murderer, oldest death row inmate (d. 2010)
  • September 12Frank McGee, American television personality (d. 1974)
  • September 14
    • John Dobson, American astronomer
    • Douglas Kennedy, American actor (d. 1973)
  • September 15
    • Ismail Yasin, Egyptian comedian and actor (d. 1972)
    • Helmut Schon, German football player and manager (d. 1996)
  • September 17
    • M. F. Husain, Indian artist (d. 2011)
    • Adolfo Sánchez Vázquez, Spanish-born philosopher (d. 2011)
  • September 23
    • Julius Baker, American flautist (d. 2003)
    • Clifford Shull, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2001)
  • September 29Vincent DeDomenico, American entrepreneur (d. 2007)
  • September 30Lester Maddox, Governor of Georgia (d. 2003)
  • October 1T. Llew Jones, Welsh author and poet (d. 2009)
  • October 13Terry Frost, English artist (d. 2003)
  • October 14Loris Francesco Capovilla, Italian Prelate of Roman Catholic Church
  • October 15
    • Nellie Lutcher, American singer (d. 2007)
    • Yitzhak Shamir, Israeli politician (d. 2012)
  • October 17Arthur Miller, American playwright (d. 2005)
  • October 19Farid al-Atrash, Arab composer, singer, virtuoso oud player, and actor (d. 1974)
  • October 24
    • Bob Kane, American comic book artist/writer, creator of Batman (d. 1998)
    • Tito Gobbi, Italian operatic baritone (d. 1984)
  • October 28Dody Goodman, American actress and dancer (d. 2008)
  • October 29William Berenberg, American physician (d. 2005)
  • October 30Jane Randolph, American actress (d. 2009)

November–December[]

  • November 4Wee Kim Wee, 4th president of Singapore (d. 2005)
  • November 9
    • André François, French cartoonist (d. 2005)
    • Sargent Shriver, American politician (d. 2011)
  • November 11William Proxmire, U.S. Senator (d. 2005)
  • November 12Roland Barthes, French philosopher and literary critic (d. 1980)
  • November 17David "Stringbean" Akeman, American country music banjo player (d. 1973)
  • November 19Earl Wilbur Sutherland Jr., American physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1974)
  • November 23John Dehner, American actor (d. 1992)
  • November 25
    • Augusto Pinochet, President of Chile (d. 2006)
    • Stanley Wilson, American musician (d. 1970)
  • November 28Evald Okas, Estonian painter (d. 2011)
  • November 29Eugene Polley, American engineer (d. 2012)
  • November 30Brownie McGhee, American musician (d. 1996)
  • November 30Henry Taube, Canadian-born chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2005)
  • December 2Marais Viljoen, former President of South Africa (d. 2007)
  • December 4Virginia deGravelles, Louisiana actress
  • December 7Eli Wallach, American actor
  • December 8Ernest Lehman, American screenwriter (d. 2005)
  • December 9Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, German-born soprano (d. 2006)
  • December 12Frank Sinatra, American entertainer (d. 1998)
  • December 13Ross Macdonald, American-Canadian writer (d. 1983)
  • December 17Robert A. Dahl, American political scientist
  • December 19Édith Piaf, French singer (d. 1963)
  • December 21Werner von Trapp, member of the Trapp Family Singers (d. 2007)
  • December 22Barbara Billingsley, American actress (d. 2010)
  • December 27Gyula Zsengellér, Hungarian footballer (d. 1999)

Deaths[]

January–June[]

  • January 13Mary Slessor, Scottish Christian missionary (b. 1848)
  • January 14Richard Meux Benson, English founder of an Anglican religious order (b. 1824)
  • January 23Anne Whitney American sculptor and poet (b. 1821)
  • February 3 (executed for their part in the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria):
    • Danilo Ilić (b. 1891)
    • Veljko Čubrilović (b. 1886)
    • Misko Jovanovic
  • February 5Ross Barnes, American baseball player (b. 1850)
  • February 18Frank James American outlaw (b. 1843)
  • March 4William Willett, English promoter of daylight saving time (b. 1856)
  • March 9François Faber, Luxembourgian cyclist (b. 1887) (killed in action)
  • March 15George Llewelyn Davies, English soldier, inspiration for the "Lost Boys" of Peter Pan (b. 1893) (killed in action)
  • March 31Wyndham Halswelle, Scottish runner (killed in action) (b. 1882)
  • April 16Nelson W. Aldrich, U.S. Senator from Rhode Island (b. 1841)
  • April 23
    • Rupert Brooke, English poet (sepsis from an infected mosquito bite) (b. 1887)
    • Frederick Fisher, Canadian VC recipient (killed in action) (b. 1894)
  • April 27
    • William Barnard Rhodes-Moorhouse, British aviator, first airman to receive the Victoria Cross (b. 1887)
    • Alexander Scriabin, Russian composer (b. 1872)
  • May 7
    • Charles Frohman, American theater producer, died on Lusitania (b. 1856)
    • Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt I, American sportsman, died on Lusitania (b. 1877)
  • May 19Tony Wilding, New Zealand tennis player (b. 1883)
  • May 24Private John Condon, youngest British soldier to die during the First World War (b. c. 1901)
  • May 26Julian Grenfell, poet (killed in action) (b. 1888)
  • May 31Victor Child Villiers, 7th Earl of Jersey, 18th Governor of New South Wales (b. 1845)
  • June 7Charles Reed Bishop, preeminent businessman and philanthropist in Hawaii (b. 1822)
  • June 19Benjamin F. Isherwood, American admiral and United States Navy Engineer-in-Chief (b. 1822)
  • June 25Tok Janggut, Malayan rebel leader (b. 1853) (killed in battle)

July–December[]

Nobel Prizes[]

  • ChemistryRichard Willstätter
  • LiteratureRomain Rolland
  • Medicine – not awarded
  • Peace – not awarded
  • PhysicsWilliam Henry Bragg and William Lawrence Bragg

Notes[]

  1. ^ "The Great Escape". Pawn Stars. History. 2011-05-9Wp globe tiny.gif. No. 28, season 4.
  2. ^ "No Jacket Can Hold Him", Life, accessed May 9, 2011.
  3. ^ Heller, Charles E. (September 1984). "Chemical Warfare in World War I: The American Experience, 1917-1918". Leaveanworth Papers, 10. Combat Studies Institute. http://usacac.army.mil/cac2/cgsc/carl/resources/csi/Heller/HELLER.asp. Retrieved 2012-08-24. 

References[]


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People of the year 1915 at Familypedia

154 people were born in 1915

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Virginia Holden Admiral (1915-2000)Donald Admiral (1890-1949)Alice Caroline Groman (1887-1962)
Audrey Agawa (1915-1996)
Marvin Jeremy Ashton (1915-1994)Marvin Owen Ashton (1883-1946)Rachel Grace Jeremy (1882-1963)
Ellen Rosetta Ashworth (1915-2002)Daniel Gunner Ashworth (1876-1949)Sybil H. Decker (1881-1946)
Hugh Auchincloss (1915-1998)Hugh Dudley Auchincloss (1878-1947)Frances Coverdale Newlands (1878-1964)
Vintilă Bagdat (c1815-c1980)Alexandru Bagdat (1880-1931)Elena Suciu (c1885-c1945)
Michelle Bakary (1915-2000)
John Finley Baldwin (1915-1966)John Finley Baldwin (1873-1956)Helen Linekin (1875-1945)
Anastasie Baroncea (c1915-1986)Anastasie Baroncea (c1880-c1950)Irina Filotti (c1892-c1970)
Jean Felicia Bedworth (1915-2003)Bertram James Davenport Pearson (1877-1939)Edith Emily Dixon (1881-1955)
Gladys May Beeby (1915-1980)Charles Gidney Beeby (1890-1967)Rose Ellen Franks (1886-1921)
Alice Bentley (1915-2011)Herbert Roy Bentley (1888-1963)Leonora Snow (1887-1979)
Joseph Robinette Biden (1915-2002)Joseph Harry Biden (1893-1941)Mary Elizabeth Robinette (1894-1943)
Elżbieta Bisping von Gallen (1915-2004)Jan Nepomucen Bisping von Gallen (1880-1947)Maria Józefa Zamoyska h. Jelita (1887-1961)
Grace Mary Blunt (1915-1996)Frank Thomas Blunt (1874-1945)Mary Ann Ward (c1878-)
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37 children were born to the 71 women born in 1915

275 people died in 1915

 FatherMotherAge at death
Thomas Abernathy (-1915)
Charles Francis Adams (1835-1915)Charles Francis Adams (1807-1886)Abigail Brown Brooks (1808-1889)
Amily Annie Ainslie (c1831-1915)James Ainslie (1808-1860)Mary Steven (1808-1887)
Magdalena Cornelia van den Akker (1854-1915)Adrianus Cornelis van den Akker (1828-1899)Magdalena de Blanken (1825-1869)
Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich (1841-1915)Anan Evans Aldrich (1807-1892)Abby Ann Burgess (1810-1888)
Rufus Chester Allen (1827-1915)Albern Allen (1802-1867)Marcia Allen (1804-1866)
Henry Anthoney (1889-1915)Charles Anthoney (1867-1955)Esther Louisa Long (1871-1946)
James Rogerson Appleby (1847-1915)Samuel Appleby (1818-1871)Martha Rogerson (1820-1871)68
Elizabeth Apps (1840-1915)William Apps (1813-1901)Philadelphia Foots (1813-1874)
Kenneth Wyndham Arbuthnot (1873-1915)William Reierson Arbuthnot (1826-1913)Mary Helen Anstruther (1839-1912)42
Harriet Aris (1846-1915)William Aris (1802-1867)Patience Usher (1805-1873)
Elizabeth Rebecca Ashby (1831-1915)Nathaniel Ashby (1805-1846)Susan Hammond (1808-1851)
Douglas John Atkinson (c1850-1915)
Charles Avery (1845-1915)George Avery (1810-1878)Elizabeth Kingsnorth (1820-)
John Avery (1845-1915)James Avery (c1814-1875)Catherine Heaslip (c1825-1904)70
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16416 people lived in 1915

 FatherMother
Lady Irina Bud de BudfalvaLord János Bud de BudfalvaBaroness Anna Tisza de Borosjenő et Szeged
Tsunekichi Yonogi (1905-2015)Shigeru Yonogi (1876-1940)Miyoko Yonogi (1882-1950)
Ludwik Wiktor Plater-Zyberk h. wł (1853-1938)Henryk Wacław Ksawery Plater-Zyberk (1811-1903)Adelaida von Keller (1817-1905)
Samantha Aaberg (1859-1930)
Geertje Aangeenbrug (1871-1947)Pieter Aangeenbrug (1834-1908)Grietje Breed (1845)
Alfred Alonzo Aaron (1883-1969)Thomas Aaron (1850-1932)Sarah Dobbs (1858-1948)
Jack Aaronson (1880-1927)
Sadie Aaronson (1908-1970)Jack Aaronson (1880-1927)Laura Barenboim (1882-1932)
Petrus Johannes Aarts (1867-1918)Johannis Aarts (1818-1900)Geertruida van Gog (1838-1897)
Ashley Aartsen (1843-1920)Edward Aartsen (1810-1890)Janet Bennewitz (1813-1900)
Amanda Abadie (1898-1957)Jean-Claude Abadie (1848-1930)Jeanette Armellino (1860-1934)
Jean-Claude Abadie (1848-1930)Donatien Abadie (1820-1900)Clara Mermoz (1819-1903)
Dominique Abasolo (1882-1947)Rafael Abasolo (1849-1900)Nancy Haugen (1855-1929)
Charles Greeley Abbot (1872-1973)Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Caroline Ann Greeley (1836-1911)
Janet Abbot (1910-1970)
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Events of the year 1915 at Familypedia

218 people were married in 1915.

 Joined with
Daisy Ethel Ackerman (1898-1969)Edward Marshall Crosier (1893-1969)
Albert Victor Adams (1884-1949)Ivy Georgine Dunn (1894-1971)
Albert Edward Anlezark (1881-1956)Annie Lark (1897-1976)
Robert (Robby) Wemyss Muir Arbuthnot (1889-1962)Mary (Molly) Coghill (-1986)
Ruth Lucille Armour (1900-1926)Ralph Waldo Emerson Dunham (1894-1970)
Avril Arsenault (1890-1972)Jordan Steven Roberts (1876-1922)
Helen Violet Asquith (1887-1969)Maurice Bonham Carter (1880-1960)
Rachel Walker Atkin (1896-1987)Alfred Lockington Bleak (1896-1939)
Jasper Clinton Ball (1852-1933)Mary Rebecca Durrell (1856-1945) + Clara Margaret Ziehr (1889-1959)
Samuel Hector Banfield (1880-1968)Alice Victoria Fernance (1889-1929) + Joyce Marcella Bailey (1906-1986)
Patrick Bennett (1890-1950)Marcia De Mercy (1888-1947)
Hazel Berry (1892-1981)Samuel Alexander Livingstone West (1887-1969)
Bathsheba Ann Blackman (1870-1960)Leonard Herbert Kerr (bef1900-?)
Hubert Stanley Blackmore (1894-1940)Ida Gale (1894-1937)
Alfred Lockington Bleak (1896-1939)Rachel Walker Atkin (1896-1987)
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There were 1 military battles in 1915.

 Event date
Battle of Aubers Ridge9 May 1915
0.0093810916179337 0.52112676056338 0.016751949317739
1915


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