On This Day

What Happened on October 15, 1905

Historical Events

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Claude Debussy's symphonic sketch "La Mer" premieres in Paris

Composer Claude Debussy
Claude Debussy
  • Union workers at NVV rejects safety demands

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexey Fedorovich Kozlovsky, Russian composer, born in Kiev, Ukraine (d. 1977)
  • Charles P. Snow, English novelist (Death Under Sail, Strangers and Brothers) and physical chemist, born in Leicester, England (d. 1980)
  • Dag Wirén, Swedish composer, born in Striberg, Sweden (d. 1986)
  • Edna Deane, dancer, choreographer and drama teacher, born in Orange Free State (d. 1995)
1905 Highlights

About October 15, 1905

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra