What Happened on December 4, 1915

Historical Events

  • Frank Friday Fletcher is first US admiral to receive Congressional Medal of Honor

Event of Interest

Henry Ford's peace ship, Oscar II, sails for Europe 'to get the boys out of the trenches by Christmas'

  • Ku Klux Klan receives charter from Fulton County, Georgia
  • Panama-Pacific International Exposition closes in San Francisco
1915 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Allan Jackson, American newscaster (Youth Takes a Stand), born in Hot Springs, Arkansas (d. 1976)
Born in 1915

Famous Deaths

  • Gustav Hollaender, German violinist, conductor, and composer, dies at 60

About December 4, 1915

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 107 years and 10 months
Leap Year: No

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