1915

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For the 2015 film, see 1915 (film). For the Australian miniseries, see 1915 (miniseries).
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1880s  1890s  1900s  – 1910s –  1920s  1930s  1940s
Years: 1912 1913 191419151916 1917 1918
1915 by topic:
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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 Geo. 5 – 6 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

1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter C), the 1915th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 915th year of the 2nd millennium, the 15th year of the 20th century, and the 6th year of the 1910s decade between 1583 and 1929 and with Julian Value: 1915 is 13 calendar days difference, which continued to be used until the complete conversion of the Gregorian calendar was entirely done in 1929.

Events[edit]

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

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

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

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

April[edit]

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

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August: Destruction by the 1915 Galveston hurricane.

August[edit]

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November[edit]

December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

Births[edit]

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May[edit]

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Deaths[edit]

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Nobel Prizes[edit]

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Notes[edit]

  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. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 
  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.
  7. ^ Shlaim, Avi (2008). Lion of Jordan. London: Penguin Books. p. 2. ISBN 978-0-141-01728-0. 

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