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1915 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1915

Ab urbe condita 2668
Armenian calendar 1364
Bahá'í calendar 71 – 72
Buddhist calendar 2459
Coptic calendar 1631 – 1632
Ethiopian calendar 1907 – 1908
Hebrew calendar 5675 5676
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1970 – 1971
 - Shaka Samvat 1837 – 1838
 - Kali Yuga 5016 – 5017
Holocene calendar 11915
Iranian calendar 1293 – 1294
Islamic calendar 1333 – 1334
Japanese calendar Taishō


(大正 4年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2575
Julian calendar 1960
Korean calendar 4248
Thai solar calendar 2458
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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.

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HMS Formidable 1898

January 1: HMS Formidable

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January 28: United States Coast Guard military branch.

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SMS Dresden German Cruiser LOC 16727

March 14: (WWI) Royal Navy forced the German light cruiser SMS Dresden to scuttle.

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RMS Luisitania

May 7: (WWI) German U-boat sinks RMS Lusitania.

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Galveston Hurricane 1915 wrecked home

Picture of destruction from the 1915 Galveston Hurricane.

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  1. ^ "The Great Escape". Pawn Stars. History. 2011-05-9Wp globe tiny. No. 28, season 4.
  2. ^ "No Jacket Can Hold Him", Life, accessed May 9, 2011.
  3. ^ 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. 

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This page uses content from the English language Wikipedia. The original content was at 1915. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with this Familypedia wiki, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons License.

People of the year 1915 at Familypedia

95 people were born in 1915

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Marvin Jeremy Ashton (1915-1994)Marvin Owen Ashton (1883-1946)Rachel Grace Jeremy (1882-1963)
Ellen Rosetta Ashworth (1915-2002)Daniel Gunner Ashworth (1876-1949)Sybil H. Decker (1881-1946)
John Finley Baldwin (1915-1966)John Finley Baldwin (1873-1956)Helen Linekin (1875-1945)
Anastasie Baroncea (c1915-1986)Anastasie Baroncea (c1880-c1950)Irina Filotti (c1892-c1970)
Gladys May Beeby (1915-1980)
Grace Mary Blunt (1915-1996)Frank Thomas Blunt (1874-1945)Mary Ann Ward (c1878-)
John Bowden (1915-2002)
Rosemary Lusia Bowes-Lyon (1915-1989)Fergus Bowes-Lyon (1889-1915)Christian Norah Dawson-Damer (1890-1959)
Nancy Brodie Brown (1915-1993)John Stuart Noel Brown (1885-1951)Ida May Wightman (1885-1961)
Albert Buskirk (1915-?)Edmund Myers Buskirk (1876-1948)Florence Genevieve Challingsworth (1885-1963)
Pál Bárdossy de Bárdos (1915-2002)Zoltán Bárdossy de Bárdos (1881-1959)Laura Hertelendy (1887-c1960)
Isabell Australia Calvert (1915-1991)William James Calvert (1885-1970)Elizabeth Jarrett (c1885-)
Leo Parmeter Carter (1915-1979)John Richard Carter (1877-1956)Emma Grace Parmeter (1879-1940)
Richard Herbert Cheney (1915-1999)Thomas Herbert Cheney (1869-1947)Margaret Ellen Tyler (1877-1961)
Archie Wilson Christian (1915-1945)Walter Lee Christian (1888-1984)Callie E Lilly (1893-1979)
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9 children were born to the 37 women born in 1915

196 people died in 1915

 FatherMotherAge at death
Charles Francis Adams (1835-1915)Charles Francis Adams (1807-1886)Abigail Brown Brooks (1808-1889)80
Amily Annie Ainslie (c1831-1915)James Ainslie (1808-1860)Mary Steven (1808-1887)84
Henry Anthoney (1889-1915)Charles Anthoney (1867-1955)Esther Louisa Long (1871-1946)26
James Rogerson Appleby (1847-1915)Samuel Appleby (1818-1871)Martha Rogerson (1820-1871)68
Elizabeth Apps (1840-1915)William Apps (1813-1901)Philadelphia Foots (1813-1874)75
Kenneth Wyndham Arbuthnot (1873-1915)William Reierson Arbuthnot (1826-1913)Mary Helen Anstruther (1839-1912)42
Harriet Aris (1846-1915)William Aris (1801-1867)Patience Usher (1805-1873)69
Douglas John Atkinson (c1850-1915)65
Charles Avery (1845-1915)George Avery (1810-1878)Elizabeth Kingsnorth (1820-)70
John Avery (1845-1915)James Avery (c1814-1875)Catherine Heaslip (c1825-1904)70
Kunigunde Barbara Bach (1832-1915)Johann Konrad Bach (1794-1857)Anna Maria Schmidt (1796-1877)83
Eliza Bagdat (c1850-c1915)Grigore Bagdat (1818-1878)Raluca Chirculescu (c1825-c1895)65
Harry Hinton Baglin (1866-1915)John Hinton Baglin (1827-1914)Charlotte Marks (c1827-1896)49
George Bailey (1843-1915)John Thomas Bailey (c1810-1890)Elizabeth Ann Prosser (1814-1885)72
Ellen Baker (1839-1915)Thomas Baker (1819-1904)Eleanor Cutbush (1819-1882)76
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11116 people lived in 1915

Tsunekichi Yonogi (1905-2015)Shigeru Yonogi (1876-1940)Miyoko Yonogi (1882-1950)
Geertje Aangeenbrug (1871-1947)Pieter Aangeenbrug (1834-1908)Grietje Breed (1845)
Petrus Johannes Aarts (1867-1918)Johannis Aarts (1818-1900)Geertruida van Gog (1838-1897)
Charles Greeley Abbot (1872-1973)Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Caroline Ann Greeley (1836-1911)
Stanley Harris Abbot (1863-1935)Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Caroline Ann Greeley (1836-1911)
Blanche Edith Abbott (1885-1932)Joseph Palmer Abbott (1842-1901)Edith Solomon (1854-1935)
Joseph Palmer Abbott (1891-1965)Joseph Palmer Abbott (1842-1901)Edith Solomon (1854-1935)
Macartney Abbott (1877-1960)Joseph Palmer Abbott (1842-1901)Matilda Elizabeth Macartney (c1848-1880)
Thomas Henry Abbott (1870-1954)Henry Palmer Abbott (1827-1903)Elizabeth Anne Lord (1844-1926)
Elijah Stark Abel (1868-1925)Elijah H. Abel (1815-1882)Mary Stark (1840-1926)
Ethel Louise Abel (1891-1973)Elijah Stark Abel (1868-1925)Amorette Eliza Avery (1868-1939)
Alexander Abel-Smith (1904-1980)Francis Abel Smith (1861-1908)Madeline St. Maur Seymour (1862-1951)
Henry Abel Smith (1900-1993)Francis Abel Smith (1861-1908)Madeline St. Maur Seymour (1862-1951)
Roy Christopher Abercrombie (1888-1959)Frederick Abercrombie (1836-1916)Annie Utting (c1850-)
Pál Abonyi (1907-c1980)
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Events of the year 1915 at FamilypediaEdit

157 people were married in 1915.

 Joined with
Daisy Ethel Ackerman (1898-1969)Edward Marshall Crosier (1893-1969)
Albert Victor Adams (1884-1949)Ivy Georgine Dunn (1894-1971)
Albert Edward Anlezark (1881-1956)Annie Lark (1897-1976)
Robert (Robby) Wemyss Muir Arbuthnot (1889-1962)Mary (Molly) Coghill (-1986)
Ruth Lucille Armour (1900-1926)Ralph Waldo Emerson Dunham (1894-1970)
Helen Violet Asquith (1887-1969)Maurice Bonham Carter (1880-1960)
Samuel Hector Banfield (1880-1968)Alice Victoria Fernance (1889-1929) + Joyce Marcella Bailey (1906-1986)
Hazel Berry (1892-1981)Samuel Alexander Livingstone West (1887-1969)
Bathsheba Ann Blackman (1870-1960)Leonard Herbert Kerr (bef1900-?)
John Thomas Blundred (1896-)Mary Jane Broadaway (1897-1978)
Alice Elena Boicescu (1889-1958)Mihail Flechtenmacher (1875-1981)
Maurice Bonham Carter (1880-1960)Helen Violet Asquith (1887-1969)
Eva Ellen Brazel (1887-1964)Victor Charles Lionel Cousins (1891-1962)
Alfred Randolph Brazier (1886-1968)Clara Maud Fittler (1892-1972)
Mary Jane Broadaway (1897-1978)John Thomas Blundred (1896-)
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There were 1 military battles in 1915.

 Event date
Battle of Aubers Ridge9 May 1915
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