On This Day

What Happened on September 15, 1914

Historical Events

  • First Battle of Aisne finishes, Germans vs. French & British during WW I
  • US Marines march out of Vera Cruz, Mexico

Famous Birthdays

  • Adolfo Bioy Casares, Argentine writer (d. 1999)
  • Creighton Abrams, American general (commander of American forces in the Vietnam War, 1968-72), born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 1974)
  • Jens Otto Krag, premier of Denmark (1962-68, 71-72)

Famous Deaths

  • Jacobus Herculas de la Rey, Boer leader in the South African War (1899–1902), dies at 66
1914 Highlights

About September 15, 1914

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo