On This Day

What Happened on December 12, 1915

Historical Events

  • 1st all-metal aircraft (Junkers J-1) test flown at Dessau, Germany

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aristide Briand forms French war government

11x Prime Minister of France Aristide Briand
11x Prime Minister of France
Aristide Briand
  • Russian troops overrun Hamadan, Persia

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestFrank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra, American singer (Strangers in the Night, My Way) and actor (From Here to Eternity) known as 'old blue eyes', born in Hoboken, New Jersey (d. 1998)

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra

1915 Highlights

About December 12, 1915

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 11 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Sagittarius