On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1915

Famous Birthdays

  • Art Lund, American pop baritone singer ("Mam'selle"), screen and stage actor (Fiorello!), born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d. 1990)
  • Jeff Heath, Canadian baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1941, 43, 45; Cleveland Indians), born in Fort William, Ontario (d. 1975)
  • Otto Wilhelm Fischer, Austrian actor (Helden, Ich suche dich), born in Klosterneuburg, Austria-Hungary (d. 2004)

Famous Deaths

  • Johann Joseph Abert, German composer, dies at 82
1915 Highlights

About April 1, 1915

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries