On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1915

Historical Events

  • Anti-war conference in Zimmerwald, Switzerland

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Tsar Nicholas II, distressed by increasing Russian losses, assumes personal command of his nation's military forces; clearly a symbolic act and devastating for his leadership

1915 Highlights

About September 5, 1915

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo