On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1915

Historical Events

  • German troops overrun Brest-Litovsk, Russia

Famous Birthdays

  • Humphrey Searle, British composer and musicologist (Twentieth Century Counterpoint; The Music of Franz Liszt), born in Oxford, England (d. 1982)
  • William Bardwell, composer

Famous Deaths

  • John Bunny American film comedian, dies at 51
1915 Highlights

About August 26, 1915

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo