What Happened on August 9, 1915

Historical Events

  • British attack at Chanak Bair at Gallipoli during WWI

Historic Event

British naval officer David Beatty is confirmed in the rank of vice-admiral

Famous Birthdays

  • Haim Alexander, Israeli composer, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2012)

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Longbottom, English lieutenant, dies in battle
1915 Highlights

About August 9, 1915

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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