On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 1915

Famous Birthdays

  • Hans Namuth, German/US photographer (Todos Santos, Guatemala)
  • Henry Bumstead, American art director (d. 2006)
  • William "Bill" Roycroft, Australian equestrian 3 day (Olympic bronze 1976), born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2011)

Famous Deaths

  • Walter Crane, English painter, cartoonist and illustrator (The Lady of Shalott), dies at 69
1915 Highlights

About March 17, 1915

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

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