On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1915

Historical Events

  • Germany begins a blockade of Britain

Famous Birthdays

  • Marcel Landowski, French composer (Un enfant appelle), born in Pont-l'Abbé, Brittany (d. 1999)
  • Phyllis Calvert [Bickle], British actress (Crash of Silence, The Man in Grey), born in London, England (d. 2002)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestFrank James

Frank James, American outlaw (member of the James-Younger gang), dies at 72

Outlaw Frank James
Outlaw
Frank James

1915 Highlights

About February 18, 1915

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius