On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 1915

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

English nurse Edith Cavell sentenced to death along with 34 others by German court martial for running underground network to free Allied soldiers


Famous Birthdays

  • Margarita Aliger, Russian poet (Zoja), born in Odessa, Ukraine (d. 1992) [NS]
  • Roman Padlewski, Polish violinist and composer, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1944)

Famous Deaths

  • Samuel Prowse Warren, composer, dies at 74
1915 Highlights

About October 7, 1915

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 105 years and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra