On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 1915

Historical Events

  • 1st transcontinental radio telephone message sent by U.S. naval radio station at Arlington, Virginia. to naval radio station at Mare Island, San Francisco
  • British army conquers Chilly al Imara, Mesopotamia
  • Dutch Opera's 1st performance
  • Herbert/Blossoms musical "Princess Pat" premieres in NYC
  • Hurricane claims 275 in Mississippi Delta
  • Philadelphia Phillies clinch their 1st pennant

Famous Birthdays

  • Ann Nagel [Anna Marie Dolan], American actress (Don Winslow of the Navy, The Green Hornet), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Brenda Marshall [Ardis Ankerson], American actress (The Sea Hawk, Paris After Dark), born in Island of Negros, Philippines (d. 1992)
  • Vincent DeDomenico, American entrepreneur (Rice-A-Roni), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2007)

Famous Deaths

  • Luther Orlando Emerson, American composer, dies at 95
  • Rudi Stephan, German composer (Die ersten Menschen), dies fighting in World War I at 28
1915 Highlights

About September 29, 1915

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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