On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 1915

Historical Events

  • Bronx, New York City; Old Fordham Road renamed Landing Road

Famous Birthdays

  • Doris Fisher, American singer and songwriter ("Tutti Frutti"; "You Always Hurt the One You Love": "Tampico"), 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 [Alexander Van Vliet Feldman], American composer, arranger ("A-Tisket, A-Tasket"), and orchestra leader (Dean Martin Show), born in Harlem, New York City(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? 106 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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