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1915

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1880s  1890s  1900s  – 1910s –  1920s  1930s  1940s
Years: 1912 1913 191419151916 1917 1918
1915 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1915
MCMXV
Ab urbe condita 2668
Armenian calendar 1364
ԹՎ ՌՅԿԴ
Assyrian calendar 6665
Bahá'í calendar 71–72
Bengali calendar 1322
Berber calendar 2865
British Regnal year 4 Geo. 5
Buddhist calendar 2459
Burmese calendar 1277
Byzantine calendar 7423–7424
Chinese calendar 甲寅(Wood Tiger)
4611 or 4551
    — to —
乙卯年 (Wood Rabbit)
4612 or 4552
Coptic calendar 1631–1632
Discordian calendar 3081
Ethiopian calendar 1907–1908
Hebrew calendar 5675–5676
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1971–1972
 - Shaka Samvat 1837–1838
 - Kali Yuga 5016–5017
Holocene calendar 11915
Igbo calendar 915–916
Iranian calendar 1293–1294
Islamic calendar 1333–1334
Japanese calendar Taishō 4
(大正4年)
Juche calendar 4
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4248
Minguo calendar ROC 4
民國4年
Thai solar calendar 2458

Year 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Thursday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar.

Events

January 1: HMS Formidable, sunk by a German U-boat.

Below, the events of World War I have the "WWI" prefix.

January

February

March

March 14: WWI: SMS Dresden, forced to scuttle by the Royal Navy.

April

May 7: WWI: RMS Lusitania, sunk by a German U-boat.

May

June

July

August: Destruction by the 1915 Galveston hurricane.

August

September

October

November

December

Date unknown

Births

January–February

March–April

May

June

July–August

September–October

November–December

Deaths

January–June

July–December

Nobel Prizes

Notes

  1. ^ "The Great Escape". Pawn Stars. Season 4. Episode 28. 2011-05-9. History.
  2. ^ "No Jacket Can Hold Him", Life, accessed May 9, 2011.
  3. ^ Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006.  
  4. ^ Heller, Charles E. (September 1984). "Chemical Warfare in World War I: The American Experience, 1917-1918". Leaveanworth Papers, 10. Combat Studies Institute. Retrieved 2012-08-24. 
  5. ^ “Washington, Oct. 25.” The New York Times, 26 October 1915.
  6. ^ In Die Weißen Blätter.

References

  • 1915 Coin Pictures
  • Pictures of the 1915 Galveston Hurricane at the University of Houston Digital Library
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