On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1915

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Erich Muenter, an instructor in German at Cornell University, explodes a bomb in the US Senate reception room

Famous Birthdays

  • Bert Decorte, Flemish poet, born in Retie, Flanders, Belgium (d. 2009)
  • Valerian Wellesley, 8th Duke of Wellington, English large landowner and multi-millionaire, born in Rome, Kingdom of Italy (d. 2014)

Famous Deaths

  • José de la Cruz Porfirio Díaz Mori, President of Mexico (1877-1911), dies at 84