What Happened on January 17, 1915

Historical Events

  • Antoni van Leeuwenhoek's Hospital in Amsterdam opens

Victory 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

  • Jerome Kern and Harry B. Smith's musical "Love o' Mike" opens at the Shubert Theatre (later transferring to the Maxine Elliott and Casino theatres), NYC; runs for 233 performances
  • Russia occupies Bukovina & Western Ukraine
1915 History

About January 17, 1915

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 2 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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