What Happened on December 8, 1915

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Jean Sibelius' 5th Symphony in E premieres

Event of interestEvent of Interest

John McCrae's poem "In Flanders Fields" appears anonymously in "Punch" magazine

World War I Soldier & Poet John McCrae
World War I Soldier & Poet
John McCrae

Famous Birthdays

  • Denis Harding, soldier
  • Ernest Lehman, American screenwriter (d. 2005)
  • George Scheuer, writer/journalist