On This Day

What Happened on April 22, 1915

Historical Events

  • 1st military use of poison gas (chlorine, by Germany) in WW I
  • NY Yankees don pinstripes & hat-in-the-ring logo for 1st time
  • The Second Battle of Ypres begins on the Western Front in WW I

Famous Birthdays

  • Dick Dudley, American TV host (Village Barn), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 2000)
  • Edward Larrabee Barnes, American architect (Walker Art Center), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2004)
1915 Highlights

About April 22, 1915

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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