What Happened on September 8, 1915

Historical Events

  • Association of Negro Life & History founded in the US (now the Association for the Study of African American Life and History)
  • US National Championship Men's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: William Johnston beats Maurice McLoughlin 1-6, 6-0, 7-5, 10-8 in first US event held at West Side Tennis Club, Forest Hills, New York

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Cady, American actor (The Beverly Hillbillies; Petticoat Junction; Green Acres - all as "Sam Drucker"), born in Susanville, California (d. 2012)
  • Frank Pullen, English businessman and racehorse owner, born in London (d. 1992)
  • N. V. M. González, Filipino novelist, short story writer, and, poet, born in Romblon, Philippines (d. 1999)
1915 Highlights

About September 8, 1915

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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