December 1915 calendar

December 1915

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1915?


  • 04 Dec 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition opens
  • 10 Dec 1915 10,000,000th model T Ford assembled.
  • 12 Dec 1915 Russian troops overrun Hamadan, Persia.
  • 14 Dec 1915 Jack Johnson is first black world heavyweight boxing champion.
  • 16 Dec 1915 Albert Einstein publishes his "General Theory of Relativity".
  • 18 Dec 1915 President Wilson, widowed the year before, marries Edith Bolling Galt.
  • 20 Dec 1915 Russian troops overrun Qom, Persia.
  • 21 Dec 1915 25.83 cm (10.17 inches) of rainfall, Glenora Oregon (state record).
  • 22 Dec 1915 Organized baseball and Federal League sign a peace treaty at Cincinnati Ohio.
  • 23 Dec 1915 The HMHS ''Britannic'', the largest individual British loss in WWI, departs Liverpool on her maiden voyage.
  • 25 Dec 1915 In WWI, British and German forces declare a Christmas truce, get out of the trenches and have a free-for-all kick-around football game in no-man's land.
  • 26 Dec 1915 The Irish Republican Brotherhood Military Council decides to stage a rising on Easter Sunday 1916.
  • 28 Dec 1915 San Francisco City Hall dedicated by Mayor James Rolph.
  • 30 Dec 1915 Cromarty Harbour, Scottish-British cruiser Natal explodes: 405 die.
  • 12 Dec 1915 Yuan Shikai declares the establishment of the Empire of China and proclaims himself Emperor.
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Music charts

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

  1. - When I Leave the World Behind
  2. - A Perfect Day
  3. - It's Tulip Time in Holland
  4. - We'll Build a Little Home in the U.S.A.
  5. - Restaurant Scene


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?