On This Day

What Happened on March 19, 1915

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Pluto photographed for 1st time (although unknown at the time)
  • VI Summer (Modern) Olympic Games: IOC President Pierre de Coubertin writes to Associated Press indicating 1916 Berlin Games won't take place because of WWI

Famous Birthdays

  • Norman Yardley, English cricket batsman and captain (20 Tests; Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1948), born in Barnsley, Yorkshire (d. 1989)
  • Robert G. Cole, American Paratrooper of the 101st, 502nd division (d. 1944)

Famous Deaths

  • Antonio Agliardi, Italian diplomat and Roman Catholic cardinal, dies at 82