What Happened on February 15, 1918

Historical Events

  • Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania adopt the Gregorian calendar
  • US army troop ship torpedoed & sunk by Germany off Ireland

Famous Birthdays

  • Allan Arbus, American commercial photographer, and actor (M*A*S*H - "Dr. Sidney Freeman"; Greaser's Palace; Curb Your Enthusiasm), born in New York City (d. 2013)
Born in 1918

Famous Deaths

  • Vernon Castle [Blyth] English-American vaudeville, stage, and screen ballroom dancer, and fighter pilot, dies in a plane crash at 30

About February 15, 1918

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius