On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 1915

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • German U-20 captures and sinks Britsih schooner Earl of Lathom

Famous Birthdays

  • Alice Faye [Leppert], American actress and singer (Hello Frisco, Hello, Fallen Angel, Stowaway), born in NYC, New York (d. 1998)
  • Richard Rovere, American political journalist (Goldwater Caper), born in Jersey City, New Jersey (d. 1979)