On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1915

Historical Events

  • Brazil becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
  • Chicago White Sox Jimmy Lavender no-hits NY Giants, 2-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Pete Newell, American Basketball Hall of Fame coach (Uni of San Francisco, Michigan State Uni; NCAA Men's C'ship 1959, Cal Berkeley; Olympic gold 1960), born in Vancouver, Canada (d. 2008)
1915 Highlights

About August 31, 1915

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo