On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1915

Historical Events

  • Germany surrenders South West Africa to Union of South Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • David Leo Diamond, American composer (Paderewski Prize-1943), born in Rochester, New York (d. 2005) [1]
  • June Richmond, American jazz singer (Jimmy Dorsey; Cab Calloway; Andy Kirk - "Hey Lawdy Mama"), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1962) [1]
1915 Highlights

About July 9, 1915

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 106 years and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer