What Happened in 1915

Historical Events in 1915

  • Feb 28 WWI: After the French try to drive the Germans forces back into the Champagne region, they gain a few hundred yards - at the cost of 50,000 casualties
  • Apr 22 1st military use of poison gas (chlorine, by Germany) in WW I

1915 in Film & TV

  • Feb 8 "The Birth of a Nation" the first 12-reel film in America, directed by D. W. Griffith, starring Lillian Gish and Mae Marsh, opens at Clune's Auditorium in Los Angeles

Would You Believe?

Brooklyn Robins manager Wilbert Robinson tries to catch a baseball dropped from an airplane, but the pilot substitutes a grapefruit

On March 13, 1915


Famous Weddings in 1915

Famous Divorces in 1915

  • Sep 23 Film producer Samuel Goldwyn (33) divorces first wife Blanche Lasky after 5 years of marriage

More Weddings & Divorces in 1915

Famous People in 1915