On This Day

What Happened on June 15, 1914

Famous Birthdays

  • Cees [Cornelis A B] Bantzinger, Dutch cartoonist/illustrator
  • Hilda Terry, American Cartoonist (d. 2006)
  • Saul Steinberg, Romanian-American cartoonist and illustrator (The New Yorker), born in Râmnicu Sărat, Buzău County, Romania (d. 1999)

Person of interestYuri Andropov

Yuri Andropov, General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (1982-84) and KGB Chief (1967-82), born in Nagutskaya, Stavropol Region, Russian Empire (d. 1984)

Soviet General Secretary Yuri Andropov
Soviet General Secretary
Yuri Andropov

Famous Deaths

  • A G Steel, cricketer (13 Tests, 29 wkts, Eng capt 1886), dies
1914 Highlights

About June 15, 1914

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini