What Happened on February 23, 1915

Historical Events

  • Germany sinks US ships Carib & Evelyn & torpedoe Norwegian ship Regin
  • Nevada enforces convenient divorce law

Famous Birthdays

  • Heinrich Schirmbeck, German author (Das Spiegellabyrinth)
  • Jon Hall, American actor (Ramar of the Jungle), born in Fresno, California (d. 1979)
  • Paul Tibbets, US Air Force retired Brigadier General and Pilot of B-29 "Enola Gay" over Hiroshima (d. 2007)

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Smalls, African-American congressman (1875-87), dies at 75
1915 Highlights

About February 23, 1915

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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