On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1915

Historical Events

  • US Open Men's Golf, Baltusrol GC: 4-time US Amateur champion Jerome Travers captures his only Open title, 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Tom McNamara

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Fagg, English cricket batsman (5 Tests; dual double-centuries for Kent v Essex 1938) and umpire (18 Tests, 7 ODIs), born in Chartham, England (d. 1977)
  • Red Adair, American oilman (fought oil fires in Kuwait), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2004)
  • Victor Legley, Belgian violinist and composer, born in Hazebrouck, Belgium (d. 1994)

Famous Deaths

  • Eufemio Zapata, brother to Mexican revolutionist Emiliano Zapata, killed by Sidronio Comancho
1915 Highlights

About June 18, 1915

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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