What Happened on January 28, 1915

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1st US ship lost in WW I, William P Frye (carrying wheat to UK)
  • US Coast Guard created from Life Saving & Revenue Cutter services
  • US President Wilson refuses to prohibit immigration of illiterates

Famous Deaths

  • Nikolay Umov, Russian physicist (b. 1846)