On This Day

What Happened on March 20, 1915

Famous Birthdays

  • Rudolf Kirchschläger, President of Austria (d. 2000)
  • Sister Rosetta Tharpe [Nubin], American gospel and R&B singer, songwriter, and electric guitarist ("This Train"; "Down By The Riverside"), born in Cotton Plant, Arkansas, (d. 1973)
  • Stan Spence, American baseball center fielder (MLB All-Star 1942, 44, 46, 47; Boston Red Sox, Washington Senators, St. Louis Browns), born in South Portsmouth, Kentucky (d. 1983)
  • Sviatoslav Richter, Soviet pianist considered one of the greatest pianists of the 20th century, born in Zhytomyr, Russian Empire (d. 1997)
1915 Highlights

About March 20, 1915

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 7 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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