On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 1915

Historical Events

  • Russia and Italy declare war on Bulgaria
  • US bankers arrange a $500 million loan to the British and French

Famous Birthdays

  • Farid al-Atrash [El-Atrache], Syrian composer, musician, virtuoso oud player, and actor (Akher kedba), born in Jebel Ed-Druz, Southern Syria (d. 1974)
1915 Highlights

About October 19, 1915

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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