What Happened in Apr 1915

  • "A Jitney Elopement" (film) is Released

    A Jitney Elopement was Charlie Chaplin's fifth film for Essanay Films. It starred Charlie Chaplin and Edna Purviance as lovers, with Edna wanting... Read more

  • Billie Holiday Is Born

    Jazz singer Billie Holiday was born on April 7, 1915, in Baltimore, Maryland. She made her professional singing debut in Harlem nightclubs in... Read more

  • "The Champion" (film) is Released

    The Champion is a comedy film released in 1915 by Essanay Studios, starring Charlie Chaplin alongside Edna Purviance and Leo White. Essanay... Read more

  • "The Tramp" (film) is Released

    The Tramp was Charlie Chaplin's sixth film for Essanay Studios in 1915. Directed by Chaplin, it was the fifth and last film made at Essanay's... Read more

  • Second Battle of Ypres

    Canadian Forces, 30,000 First Brigade, Gen. Mercer Second Brigade, Gen. Currie Third Brigade, Gen. Turner Artillery, Gen. Burstall British... Read more

  • Battle Of Anzac Cove

    ANZAC Cove (Turkish: Anzak Koyu) is a small cove on the Gallipoli peninsula in Turkey. It became famous as the site of World War I landing of the... Read more

  • Battle of Gallipoli

    The Gallipoli Campaign was one of the greatest Ottoman victories during the war and a major Allied failure. In Turkey, it is regarded as a defining... Read more

  • First Battle Of Krithia

    The First Battle of Krithia was the first Allied advance of the Battle of Gallipoli during World War I. Starting at Helles on April 28, three days... Read more

  • "By the Sea" (film) is Released

    By the Sea is a 1915 film Charlie Chaplin made while waiting for a studio to work in Los Angeles. He just left Niles Essanay Studio after doing... Read more