1915

1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Thursday 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.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1915 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1915
MCMXV
Ab urbe condita2668
Armenian calendar1364
ԹՎ ՌՅԿԴ
Assyrian calendar6665
Bahá'í calendar71–72
Balinese saka calendar1836–1837
Bengali calendar1322
Berber calendar2865
British Regnal yearGeo. 5 – 6 Geo. 5
Buddhist calendar2459
Burmese calendar1277
Byzantine calendar7423–7424
Chinese calendar甲寅(Wood Tiger)
4611 or 4551
    — to —
乙卯年 (Wood Rabbit)
4612 or 4552
Coptic calendar1631–1632
Discordian calendar3081
Ethiopian calendar1907–1908
Hebrew calendar5675–5676
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1971–1972
 - Shaka Samvat1836–1837
 - Kali Yuga5015–5016
Holocene calendar11915
Igbo calendar915–916
Iranian calendar1293–1294
Islamic calendar1333–1334
Japanese calendarTaishō 4
(大正4年)
Javanese calendar1845–1846
Juche calendar4
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4248
Minguo calendarROC 4
民國4年
Nanakshahi calendar447
Thai solar calendar2457–2458
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

Events

HMS Formidable 1898
January 1: HMS Formidable, sunk by a German U-boat.

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

January

February

March

SMS Dresden German Cruiser LOC 16727
March 14: WWI: SMS Dresden, forced to scuttle by the Royal Navy.

April

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

May

June

July

August

Galveston Hurricane 1915 wrecked home
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

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Nobel Prizes

Nobel medal

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. ^ Shlaim, Avi (2008). Lion of Jordan. London: Penguin Books. p. 2. ISBN 978-0-141-01728-0.
  7. ^ “Washington, Oct. 25.” The New York Times, 26 October 1915.
  8. ^ In Die Weißen Blätter.
  9. ^ Shackleton, Ernest (1983). South. London: Century Publishing. p. 98. ISBN 0-7126-0111-2.
  10. ^ "Ernest Shackleton, Endurance Voyage, Time Line and Map". CoolAntarctica.com. 2001. Archived from the original on 2012-10-16. Retrieved 2012-10-27.
  11. ^ Einstein, Albert (1915-11-25). "Die Feldgleichungen der Gravitation". Sitzungsberichte der Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin: 844–847. Retrieved 2006-09-12.

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

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