What Happened on July 1, 1915

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Australia begins Commonwealth Lighthouse Service
  • Australian Survey Corps becomes part of Military Forces

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean Stafford, US writer (Boston Adventure, Lion & Carpenter)
  • Joseph Ransohoff, American neurosurgeon (d. 2001)
  • Viscount Leverhulm, English large landowner (Unilever)
  • Willie Dixon, American blues musician ("Hoochie Coochie Man"), born in Vicksburg, Mississippi (d. 1992)