On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 1915

Historical Events

  • Old Fordham Road in Bronx renamed Landing Road

Famous Birthdays

  • Doris Fisher, American singer and songwriter, born in NYC, New York (d. 2003)
  • Jan Hanus, Czech composer, born in Prague (d. 2004)
  • Margaret "Peggy" Mount, British actress (Oliver!, Panic in the Parlor), born in Southend-On-Sea, Essex, England (d. 2001)
  • Van Alexander, American composer and orchestra leader (Gordon MacRae Show), born in NYC, New York (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

  • Clara Immerwahr, German chemist, first woman to be awarded a doctorate in chemistry in Germany, dies at 44
1915 Highlights

About May 2, 1915

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus