April 1915 calendar

April 1915

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 1915.
The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was H. H. Asquith (Liberal), Pope Benedict XV was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on April 1915: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1915?


  • 05 Apr 1915 Jess Willard defeats Jack Johnson in 26 for heavyweight boxing title.
  • 14 Apr 1915 Dutch merchant navy ship Katwijk sunk by Germany torpedo.
  • 15 Apr 1915 New York Giants Rube Marquard no-hits Brooklyn, 2-0.
  • 19 Apr 1915 19th Boston Marathon won by Edouard Fabre of Canada in 2:31:41.2.
  • 22 Apr 1915 New York Yankees don pinstripes and hat-in-the-ring logo for first time.
  • 23 Apr 1915 ACA becomes National Advisory Council on Aeronautics (NACA).
  • 24 Apr 1915 Massacre of Armenians by Turks starts (Armenian Martyrs Day)
  • 25 Apr 1915 78,000 ANZAC troops land at Gallipoli.
  • 26 Apr 1915 Italy secretly signes Pact of London with Britain, France and Russia.

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in April 1915?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Goodbye, Girls, I'm Through
  2. - They All Had a Finger in the Pie
  3. - My Molancholy Baby
  4. - The Little House Upon the Hill
  5. - Virginia Lee


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Captive

The Captive

Release year: 1915

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Blanche Sweet, House Peters, Gerald Ward, Page Peters



Release year: 1915

Directed by: Pyotr Chardynin

Starring: Aleksandr Kheruvimov, Pavel Knorr, Ivan Mozzhukhin, Pyotr Starkovsky