On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1915

Historical Events

  • German army fires chloroform gas in Ypres (Leper)
  • Leaders of the Armenian community in Constantinople (now Istanbul) are arrested by Ottoman authorities, and many later killed, marking the start of the Armenian Genocide
  • Pitts' Frank Allen no-hits St Louis (Federal League), 2-0
1915 Highlights

About April 24, 1915

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus