August 1915 calendar

August 1915

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in August 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 August 1915: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1915?


  • 05 Aug 1915 German troops over run Warsaw
  • 07 Aug 1915 St. Louis 3rd base coach Miller Huggins, calls for ball Brooklyn rookie obliges, Huggins steps aside, and Card runner scores
  • 09 Aug 1915 British attack at Chanak Bair at Gallipolis
  • 14 Aug 1915 British transport Royal Edward sank by German U-boat kills 1000
  • 15 Aug 1915 Journalist Albert Siegfried Bettelheim, convicted of murder in Georgia
  • 17 Aug 1915 German troops over run Kovno Lithuiana
  • 18 Aug 1915 Braves Field opens in Boston to see Braves beat Cards 3-1
  • 19 Aug 1915 Rationing laws go into effect in the Netherlands
  • 20 Aug 1915 Italy declares war on Turkey
  • 23 Aug 1915 Czar Nicolaas II takes control of Russian Army
  • 25 Aug 1915 Hurricane kills 275 in Galveston, Texas with $50 million damage
  • 26 Aug 1915 German troops over run Brest-Litovsk, Russia
  • 29 Aug 1915 US Navy salvage divers raise F-4, the first U.S. submarine sunk in accident.
  • 31 Aug 1915 Chicago White Sox Jimmy Lavender no-hits New York Giants, 2-0.

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Music charts

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

  1. - The Little Ford Rambled Right Along
  2. - Down Among the Sheltering Palms
  3. - Cows May Come, Cows May Go, But the Bull Goes On Forever
  4. - The Flame of Love
  5. - Minstrel Parade


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Release year: 1915

Directed by: James Kirkwood

Starring: Mary Pickford, Marshall Neilan, Joseph Manning, J. Farrell MacDonald

The Stolen Voice

The Stolen Voice

Release year: 1915

Directed by: Frank Hall Crane

Starring: Robert Warwick, Frances Nelson, George Majeroni, Violet Horner