On This Day

What Happened on May 15, 1924

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrea Gyarmati, Hungary water polo player (Olympics, 1948-60), (d. 2013)
  • Don Kenyon, cricketer (England batsman in 8 Tests 1951-55)
  • Jaime Garcia Terre, poet/essayist
  • Maria Koepcke, German ornithologist (d. 1971)
  • Ursula Thiess [Schmidt], German actress (Monsoon, Bengal Brigade, Americano), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 2010)

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Henri Balluet d'Estournelles de Constant, French diplomat and pacifist (Nobel 1909), dies at 71
1924 Highlights

About May 15, 1924

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus