On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1915

Historical Events

  • British liner Lusitania leaves NY for Liverpool
  • German submarine torpedoes US tanker Gulflight

Famous Birthdays

  • Archie Williams, American athlete (Olympic gold 400m 1936), born in Oakland, California (d. 1993)
1915 Highlights

About May 1, 1915

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus