On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 1915

Historical Events

  • Association for the Study of Negro Life and History formed in Chicago by Carter G. Woodson and others. Now the Association for the Study of African American Life and History.

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Webb, American actor (Captain Midnight, Out of the Past), born in Bloomington, Illinois (d. 1993)

Famous Deaths

  • A. G. Spalding, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher, manager and executive (NL wins leader 1871–76; co-founder of Spalding sporting goods company), dies at 66
1915 Highlights

About September 9, 1915

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 1 month and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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