On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1915

Historical Events

  • Australasian Championships Men's Tennis, Brisbane: Englishman Gordon Lowe beats Horace Rice of Australia 4-6, 6-1, 6-1, 6-4
  • Italy declares war on Turkey in World War One

Famous Birthdays

  • Joshua Hassan, first Chief Minister of Gibraltar (1964-69, 72-87), born in Gibraltar (d. 1997)
  • Raquel Rastenni, Danish pop singer ("Hele ugen alene" - Seven Lonely Days), born in Copenhagen (d. 1998)
1915 Highlights

About August 21, 1915

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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