July 1915 calendar

July 1915

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1915?


  • 01 Jul 1915 Australian Survey Corps becomes part of the Military Forces.
  • 03 Jul 1915 US military forces occupy Haiti, remain until 1934
  • 07 Jul 1915 World War I: end of First Battle of the Isonzo.
  • 09 Jul 1915 Germany surrenders South West Africa to Union of South Africa.
  • 10 Jul 1915 British / South African troops march into German SW-Africa
  • 16 Jul 1915 Henry James becomes a British citizen, to highlight his commitment to England during the first World War.
  • 17 Jul 1915 Italian offensive at Isonzo
  • 18 Jul 1915 2nd Battle of Isonzo begins and ends with loss of 280,000 men
  • 19 Jul 1915 Dutch accidents at sea law enforced
  • 24 Jul 1915 Excursion ship Eastland capsizes in Lake Michigan, 852 die.
  • 25 Jul 1915 RFC Captain Lanoe Hawker becomes the first British military aviator to earn the Victoria Cross, for defeating three German two-seat observation aircraft in one day, over the Western Front.
  • 26 Jul 1915 International School for Wijsbegeerte forms
  • 28 Jul 1915 10,000 blacks march on 5th Ave (New York City) protesting lynchings.
  • 29 Jul 1915 Pirate Honus Wagner at 41, hits a grand slam HR
  • 01 Jul 1915 Leutnant Kurt Wintgens of the then-named German army air service achieves the first known aerial victory with a synchronized machine-gun armed fighter plane, the Fokker M.5K/MG .
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Music charts

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

  1. - He Comes Up Smiling
  2. - That Moaning Saxophone Rag
  3. - Don't Take My Darling Boy Away
  4. - Songs of Our Native Birds
  5. - My Little Girl


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?