On This Day

What Happened on April 20, 1915

Historical Events

  • The Armenians rise and seize the Turkish town of Van, which they hold until Russians relieve them on 19 May; thousands of Armenians are killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph Wolpe, South African psychotherapist, born in Johannesburg, South Africa (d. 1997)
1915 Highlights

About April 20, 1915

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus