On This Day

What Happened on March 14, 1915

Historical Events

  • German cruiser Dresden scuttled off Más a Tierra, Chile, having been pursued by the Royal Navy after the Battle of the Falkland Islands, with her engines worn out and virtually no coal

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Brott, Canadian violinist, conductor, educator, and composer (McGill Chamber Orchestra), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2005)
  • Carlos Surinach, composer (Monte Carlo) [NS], born in Barcelona, Spain
  • Eunice Katunda, Brazilian pianist and composer, born in Rio de Janeiro (d. 1990)
  • Kenneth Rowntree, painter
1915 Highlights

About March 14, 1915

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 7 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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