What Happened on December 8, 1915

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Jean Sibelius' 5th Symphony in E premieres

Event of Interest

John McCrae's poem "In Flanders Fields" appears anonymously in "Punch" magazine

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernest Lehman, American screenwriter (North by Northwest), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • George Scheuer, Austrian writer and journalist, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1996)
Born in 1915

About December 8, 1915

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 9 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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