On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1915

Historical Events

  • 1st US navy minelayer, Baltimore, commissioned

Famous Birthdays

  • Tapio Rautavaara, Finnish athlete, actor, and singer (Me tulemme taas, Rion yö), born in Pirkkala, Finland (d. 1979)
  • Vivien John, English painter and daughter of Augustus John, born in Dorset (d. 1994)
1915 Highlights

About March 8, 1915

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 7 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Pisces