On This Day

What Happened on January 17, 1915

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Antoni van Leeuwenhoek's Hospital in Amsterdam opens

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Battle of Sarikamish ends with a Russian victory over Ottoman forces led by Enver Pasha with loss of over 30,000 men of the Turkish Third Army during Caucasus Campaign

Leader of the Ottoman Empire Enver Pasha
Leader of the Ottoman Empire
Enver Pasha
  • Russia occupies Bukovina & Western Ukraine