On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 1905

Famous Birthdays

  • Bertha "Chippie" Hill, American blues and vaudeville singer (King Oliver's Jazz Band), born in Charleston, South Carolina (d. 1950)
  • Berthold Schenck von Stauffenberg, German aristocrat who attempted to assassinate Hitler, born in Stuttgart, Germany (d. 1944)

Famous Deaths

  • Amalie Skram, Norwegian author (Paa St Jorgen), dies at 58
  • Arnold Kerdijk, Dutch liberal/founder (Social Weekly), dies at 60
  • Luigi Manzotti, Italian mine dancer and ballet choreographer, dies at 70
1905 Highlights

About March 15, 1905

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces