On This Day

What Happened on May 20, 1915

Historical Events

  • Bataafsche Petroleum Me begins oil extraction of Maracaibo

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestMoshe Dayan

Moshe Dayan, Israeli Military Leader and politician, born in Degania Alef, Ottoman Empire (d. 1981)

Israeli Politician and General Moshe Dayan
Israeli Politician and General
Moshe Dayan
  • Peter Copley, British actor (Victim, Kingdom of Heaven, King & Country), born in Bushey, Hertfordshire, England (d. 2008)
1915 Highlights

About May 20, 1915

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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