February 1915 calendar

February 1915

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1915?


  • 03 Feb 1915 Turkish and German army reach Suez Canal.
  • 04 Feb 1915 Experiments to find cause of pellagra begin at Mississippi Penitentiary.
  • 08 Feb 1915 D. W. Griffith's controversial landmark film The Birth of a Nation premieres in Los Angeles.
  • 12 Feb 1915 The cornerstone is laid for the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C.
  • 17 Feb 1915 Edward Stone, first US combatant to die in WWI, is mortally wounded.
  • 18 Feb 1915 Germany begins a blockade of England.
  • 19 Feb 1915 British fleet fire on Dardanellen coast.
  • 20 Feb 1915 (to December 4) The Panama-Pacific International Exposition opens in San Francisco. The event is held to celebrate the completion of the Panama Canal, and the 400th anniversary of Vasco Nunez de Balboa's discovery of the Pacific Ocean.
  • 21 Feb 1915 20th Russian Army corps surrenders.
  • 22 Feb 1915 World War I: Germany institutes unrestricted submarine warfare.
  • 23 Feb 1915 Germany sinks US ships Carib and Evelyn and torpedoes Norwegian ship Regin.
  • 26 Feb 1915 Malancourt, Argonnen - first (German) flame-thrower.
  • 18 Feb 1915 U-boat Campaign: The Imperial German Navy institutes unrestricted submarine warfare in the waters around Great Britain and Ireland.
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Music charts

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

  1. - Sister Susie's Sewing Shirts for Soldiers
  2. - My Wild Irish Rose
  3. - Home, Sweet Home
  4. - Aida - O Terra Addio (Angels Guard Thee)
  5. - When the Grown-Up Ladies Act Like Babies (I've Got to Love 'Em, That's All)


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?