On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1915

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

The League to Enforce Peace is organised at Independence Hall in Philadelphia with William Howard Taft as president; its program anticipates the League of Nations

27th US President William Howard Taft
27th US President
William Howard Taft

Famous Birthdays

  • Karl Targownik, Hungarian psychiatrist and Holocaust survivor, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1996)
  • Stringbean [David Akeman], American banjoist and comedian (Hee Haw), born in Annville, Kentucky (d. 1973)
1915 Highlights

About June 17, 1915

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini