On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 1915

Historical Events

  • Excursion ship Eastland capsizes in Lake Michigan, 852 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Egon Ronay, Hungarian food critic, born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 2010)
  • Frank Thistlethwaite, English academic and Vice Chancellor (University of East Anglia), born in Powell Street, Burnley, Lancashire (d. 2003)
1915 Highlights

About July 24, 1915

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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