On This Day

What Happened on May 15, 1897

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • The Greek army retreats with heavy losses in the Greco-Turkish War.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

The Scientific-Humanitarian Committee is founded in Berlin by Magnus Hirschfeld, the first-ever LGBT rights organization

Physician and Gay Rights Advocate Magnus Hirschfeld
Physician and Gay Rights Advocate
Magnus Hirschfeld