On This Day

What Happened on December 29, 1915

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Osmanski, American football player & coach, born in Providence, Rhode Island (d. 1996)
  • Charles L. Harness, American sci-fi author (Paradox Men, Wolfhead), born in Colorado City, Texas (d. 2005)
  • Jo Van Fleet, American actress (Cool Hand Luke, Cinderella, East of Eden), born in Oakland, California (d. 1996)
  • John P W Meefout, Dutch sculptor (Laying Woman)
  • Robert Ruark, American writer (Something of Value), born in Wilmington, North Carolina (d. 1965)

Famous Deaths

  • C. B. Hawley, American organist and composer, dies at 57
  • Thomas Shelvin, College Football Hall of Fame defensive end (Yale), dies of pneumonia at 32
  • Tom Shevlin, American College Football Hall of Fame end (Consensus All-American 1902, 04, 05; National C'ship 1902, 05; Yale University), dies of pneumonia at 32
1915 Highlights

About December 29, 1915

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 10 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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