1915

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Gregorian calendar 1915
MCMXV
Ab urbe condita 2668
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Balinese saka calendar 1836–1837
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Berber calendar 2865
British Regnal year 5  Geo. 5   6  Geo. 5
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4611 or 4551
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乙卯年 (Wood  Rabbit)
4612 or 4552
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Discordian calendar 3081
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Hebrew calendar 5675–5676
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2041 or 1660 or 888
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2042 or 1661 or 889

1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar  and a common year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar, the 1915th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 915th year of the 2nd millennium, the 15th year of the 20th century, and the 6th year of the 1910s decade. As of the start of 1915, the Gregorian calendar was 13 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Contents

Events

January 1: HMS Formidable, sunk by a German U-boat. HMS Formidable 1898.jpg
January 1: HMS Formidable, sunk by a German U-boat.

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

January

January 28: United States Coast Guard military branch Seal of the U.S. Coast Guard.svg
January 28: United States Coast Guard military branch

February

March

March 14: WWI: SMS Dresden, forced to scuttle by the Royal Navy. SMS Dresden German Cruiser LOC 16727.jpg
March 14: WWI: SMS Dresden, forced to scuttle by the Royal Navy.

April

May 7: WWI: RMS Lusitania, sunk by a German U-boat. RMS Luisitania.jpg
May 7: WWI: RMS Lusitania, sunk by a German U-boat.

May

June

July

August

August: Destruction by the 1915 Galveston hurricane. Galveston Hurricane 1915 wrecked home.jpg
August: Destruction by the 1915 Galveston hurricane.

September

October

November

December

Date unknown

Births

Births
January  · February  · March  · April  · May  · June  · July  · August  · September  · October  · November  · December

January

Meg Mundy Meg Mundy 1955.JPG
Meg Mundy
Fernando Lamas Fernando Lamas circa mid 1960s.JPG
Fernando Lamas
Santiago Carrillo Santiago Carrillo firmando en la Feria del Libro de Madrid en 2006.jpg
Santiago Carrillo
Joachim Peiper Bundesarchiv Bild 183-R65485, Joachim Peiper.jpg
Joachim Peiper
Alan Lomax Alan Lomax.jpg
Alan Lomax

February

Robert Hofstadter Robert Hofstadter.jpg
Robert Hofstadter
Teoctist Arapasu Patriarch-Teoctist.jpg
Teoctist Arăpașu
Lorne Greene Lorne Greene - 1969.jpg
Lorne Greene
Ann Sheridan Ann Sheridan Argentinean Magazine AD.jpg
Ann Sheridan
Paul Tibbets Paul W. Tibbets.JPG
Paul Tibbets

March

Laszlo Csatary Csatary Laszlo.jpg
László Csatáry
Jacques Chaban-Delmas Jacques Chaban-Delmas-1 (cropped).jpg
Jacques Chaban-Delmas
Patricia Morison Patricia Morison.jpg
Patricia Morison
Rudolf Kirchschlager Rudolf Kirchschlager.jpg
Rudolf Kirchschläger

April

Piet de Jong Piet de Jong 2011 (1).jpg
Piet de Jong
Billie Holiday Billie Holiday 1949.jpg
Billie Holiday
Harry Morgan Harry Morgan in 1975.JPG
Harry Morgan
Anthony Quinn Anthony Quinn signed.JPG
Anthony Quinn

May

Orson Welles Orson Welles 1937.jpg
Orson Welles
Denis Thatcher Denis Thatcher in 1988.jpg
Denis Thatcher
Paul Samuelson Paul Samuelson.jpg
Paul Samuelson
Herman Wouk Herman Wouk 2014.jpg
Herman Wouk
Karl Munchinger Bundesarchiv B 145 Bild-F026295-0025, Bonn, Konzert Landesvertretung Baden-Wurttemberg.jpg
Karl Münchinger

June

Les Paul Les Paul live 3.jpg
Les Paul
David Rockefeller David Rockefeller - NARA - 195929 (cropped).jpg
David Rockefeller
Mariano Rumor Bundesarchiv B 145 Bild-F054628-0037, Ludwigshafen, CDU-Bundesparteitag, Rumor.jpg
Mariano Rumor

July

Valerian Wellesley 8th Duke of Wellington 4 Allan Warren.jpg
Valerian Wellesley
John Woodruff John Woodruff 1936.jpg
John Woodruff
Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Navy.JPG
Joseph P. Kennedy Jr.

August

Gary Merrill Gary merrill.png
Gary Merrill
Ingrid Bergman Ingrid Bergman, Gaslight 1944.jpg
Ingrid Bergman
Princess Lilian Lilian of Sweden 1940s as Mrs. Craig.jpg
Princess Lilian

September

Franz Josef Strauss Franz Josef Strauss 1982.jpg
Franz Josef Strauss
Richard E. Cole Luncheon in honor of Doolittle Raiders 141107-N-CS953-014 (cropped).jpg
Richard E. Cole
M. F. Husain MFHussain2.jpg
M. F. Husain
Brenda Marshall Brenda Marshall.jpg
Brenda Marshall

October

Loris Francesco Capovilla Capovilla.cardinal2014.jpg
Loris Francesco Capovilla
Arthur Miller Arthur-miller.jpg
Arthur Miller
Yitzhak Shamir Yitzhak Shamir (1980).jpg
Yitzhak Shamir

November

Eva Macapagal Eva Macapagal departing for Malacanang.jpg
Eva Macapagal
Sargent Shriver Sargent Shriver 1961.jpg
Sargent Shriver
Augusto Pinochet Augusto Pinochet foto oficial.jpg
Augusto Pinochet
Armando Villanueva Armando Villanueva del Campo.jpg
Armando Villanueva

December

Eli Wallach Eli Wallach - publicity.jpg
Eli Wallach
Frank Sinatra Frank Sinatra '57.jpg
Frank Sinatra
Edith Piaf Edith Piaf 914-6440.jpg
Édith Piaf

Deaths

January

Wyndham Halswelle Wyndham Halswelle.jpg
Wyndham Halswelle

February

March

Friedrich Loeffler Friedrich Loeffler 3.jpg
Friedrich Loeffler

April

May

June

July

Porfirio Diaz Porfirio diaz.jpg
Porfirio Diaz
Paul Ehrlich Paul Ehrlich 1915.jpg
Paul Ehrlich
Alois Alzheimer Alois Alzheimer 003.jpg
Alois Alzheimer
Charles Tupper TupperUniform.jpg
Charles Tupper

August

September

October

November

December

Nobel Prizes

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Notes

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  2. "No Jacket Can Hold Him", Life , accessed May 9, 2011.
  3. Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN   0-14-102715-0.
  4. Heller, Charles E. (September 1984). "Chemical Warfare in World War I: The American Experience, 1917–1918". Leaveanworth Papers, 10. Combat Studies Institute. Retrieved August 24, 2012.
  5. Johnston, Willie (March 12, 2015). "Centenary of HMS Bayano disaster off the Galloway coast". BBC News . Retrieved March 24, 2015.
  6. Paull, John (2018) The Women Who Tried to Stop the Great War: The International Congress of Women at The Hague 1915, In A. H. Campbell (Ed.), Global Leadership Initiatives for Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding (pp. 249-266). (Chapter 12) Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
  7. Simon, Hyacinthe (1991). Mardine la ville héroïque. Jounieh-Lebanon: Maison Naaman pour la culture.
  8. Jonasson, Stefan. "100 years of women's suffrage in Iceland". Lögberg Heimskringla. Retrieved January 4, 2019.
  9. Shlaim, Avi (2008). Lion of Jordan. London: Penguin Books. p. 2. ISBN   978-0-141-01728-0.
  10. In Die Weißen Blätter .
  11. “Washington, Oct. 25.” The New York Times , October 26, 1915.
  12. Shackleton, Ernest (1983). South. London: Century Publishing. p. 98. ISBN   0-7126-0111-2.
  13. "Ernest Shackleton, Endurance Voyage, Time Line and Map". CoolAntarctica.com. 2001. Archived from the original on October 16, 2012. Retrieved October 27, 2012.
  14. Einstein, Albert (November 25, 1915). "Die Feldgleichungen der Gravitation". Sitzungsberichte der Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin: 844–847. Retrieved August 27, 2018.
  15. "Biography of Porfirio Diaz, Ruler of Mexico for 35 Years". ThoughtCo. Retrieved May 29, 2019.

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