On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1915

Historical Events

  • 1st US ship lost in WW I, William P Frye (carrying wheat to UK)
  • The United States Coast Guard is created by merging the US Life Saving Service & the US Revenue Cutter Service

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Woodrow Wilson refuses to prohibit immigration of illiterates

28th US President Woodrow Wilson
28th US President
Woodrow Wilson

Famous Deaths

  • Nikolay Umov, Russian physicist and mathematician known for discovering the Umov-Poynting vector and Umov effect, dies at 68
1915 Highlights

About January 28, 1915

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius