On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 1918

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Janet Leach, potter, born in Grand Saline, Texas (d. 1997)
  • Punch Imlach, Canadian hockey coach and general manager (d. 1987)
  • Richard Ellmann, American literary scholar and biographer (Oscar Wilde), born in Highland Park, Michigan (d. 1987)

Famous Deaths

  • George Alexander [Samson], British actor, theatre producer and manager, dies at 59
  • Jose Silvestre de los Dolores White Lafitte, composer, dies at 82
  • Lili Boulanger, composer, dies at 24
  • Lili [Marie-Juliette Olga] Boulanger, French composer (first female winner of the Prix de Rome composition prize), dies at 24