On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1915

Historical Events

Film Release

"The Birth of a Nation" the first 12-reel film in America, directed by D. W. Griffith, starring Lillian Gish and Mae Marsh, opens at Clune's Auditorium in Los Angeles

Famous Birthdays

  • Georges Guetary, French singer and dancer (An American In Paris), born in Alexandria, Egypt (d. 1997)
1915 Highlights

About February 8, 1915

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius