On This Day

What Happened on November 19, 1915

Famous Birthdays

  • Anita Lizana, Chilean tennis player (US Nat C'ships 1937; first Latin American major winner), born in Santiago, Chile (d. 1994)

Famous Deaths

  • Joe Hill [Joel Hägglund], Swedish-American labor activist and protest songwriter "The Preacher and the Slave"; "There Is Power in a Union"), executed at Sugar House Prison in Salt Lake City, Utah for murder at 36
  • Solomon Schechter, Moldavian-American Talmudic scholar and rabbi, dies at about 64
1915 Highlights

About November 19, 1915

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 106 years and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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