On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1915

Historical Events

  • Journalist Albert Siegfried Bettelheim, convicted of murder in Georgia

Famous Birthdays

  • Alma Gardeslan, Surinamese/Dutch folklorist
  • Kamiel van Baelen, Flemish author and resistance fighter (Mensch op Weg), born in Turnhout , Belgium (d. 1945)

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Siegfried Bettelheim, Jew convicted of murder, lynched
  • Constantin Fahlberg, Russian chemist who discovered Saccharin (artificial sweetener), dies at 59
1915 Highlights

About August 15, 1915

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo