On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 1915

Historical Events

  • British attack at Chanak Bair at Gallipoli during WWI

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

British Admiral of the Fleet David Beatty
British Admiral of the Fleet
David Beatty

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? 105 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo