1915

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1915 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1915
MCMXV
Ab urbe condita 2668
Armenian calendar 1364
ԹՎ ՌՅԿԴ
Assyrian calendar 6665
Bahá'í calendar 71–72
Balinese saka calendar 1836–1837
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 1836–1837
 - Kali Yuga 5015–5016
Holocene calendar 11915
Igbo calendar 915–916
Iranian calendar 1293–1294
Islamic calendar 1333–1334
Japanese calendar Taishō 4
(大正4年)
Javanese calendar 1845–1846
Juche calendar 4
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4248
Minguo calendar ROC 4
民國4年
Nanakshahi calendar 447
Thai solar calendar 2457–2458
Tibetan calendar 阳木虎年
(male Wood-Tiger)
2041 or 1660 or 888
    — to —
阴木兔年
(female Wood-Rabbit)
2042 or 1661 or 889

1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Thursday (dominical letter D) of the Julian calendar, 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. As of the start of 1915, the Gregorian calendar was 13 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

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

August: Destruction by the 1915 Galveston hurricane.

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

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Notes

  1. ^ "The Great Escape". Pawn Stars. Season 4. Episode 28. 2011-05-09. 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. ^ Johnston, Willie (2015-03-12). "Centenary of HMS Bayano disaster off the Galloway coast". BBC News. Retrieved 2015-03-24. 
  6. ^ “Washington, Oct. 25.” The New York Times, 26 October 1915.
  7. ^ In Die Weißen Blätter.
  8. ^ Shlaim, Avi (2008). Lion of Jordan. London: Penguin Books. p. 2. ISBN 978-0-141-01728-0. 

Primary sources and year books

  • New International Year Book 1915, Comprehensive coverage of world and national affairs, 791pp
  • Hazell's Annual for 1916 (1916), worldwide events of 1915; 640pp online; worldwide coverage of 1915 events; emphasis on Great Britain

External links

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