What Happened on October 12, 1915

Edith Cavell – England’s Heroine Nurse

Historical Events


Despite international protest, Edith Cavell an English nurse in Belgium, is executed by the Germans for aiding the escape of Allied prisoners

Model T

Ford Motor Company under Henry Ford manufactures its 1 millionth automobile at the River Rouge plant in Detroit

Event of Interest

Theodore Roosevelt criticizes US citizens who identify themselves with dual nationalities

1915 History

Famous Deaths

Edith CavellEdith Cavell (1865-1915)

British nurse, executed by German firing squad in Belgium during World War I at 49

About October 12, 1915

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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