On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 1915

Historical Events

  • The Austro-German forces launch an offensive along the Eastern Front
  • The head of German propaganda in the US, Dr Heinrich Albert, loses his briefcase on a subway in New York City; an examination of its content reveals an extensive network of German espionage and subversion across the US

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Durie, vice president (British AA)
  • Ron Smith, union leader (British Postal Workers)

Famous Deaths

  • Ludwik Grossman, composer, dies at 80
1915 Highlights

About July 15, 1915

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 4 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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