What Happened in 1915

  • Bulgaria Declares War on Serbia

    Bulgaria threw off the mask of neutrality on October 11, 1915, declaring war against Serbia on the pretext that the Serbians had crossed the... Read more

  • Serbian Campaign

    The Serbians, while defending themselves so valiantly against their foes, had been buoyed up by the hope that the French and English would come to... Read more

  • Execution of Edith Cavell

    Edith Cavell, an English nurse, who was brutally put to death by her German jailers, in Brussels, on October 13, 1915, excited the pity while... Read more

  • Montenegro Declares War on Bulgaria

    Under Nicholas I, the Principality of Montenegro vastly advanced and enlarged several times in the Montenegro-Turkish Wars and achieved recognition... Read more

  • Great Britian Declares War on Bulgaria

    In the years following the achievement of complete independence Bulgaria became increasingly militarised: Dillon in 1920 called Bulgaria "the... Read more

  • France Declares War on Bulgaria

    In the aftermath of the Balkan Wars, Bulgarian opinion turned against Russia and the western powers, whom the Bulgarians felt had done nothing to... Read more

  • Third Battle Of The Isonzo

    The Third Battle of the Isonzo was fought from October 18 through November 3 of 1915 between the armies of Italy and Austria-Hungary. After... Read more

  • Russia Declares War on Bulgaria

    In the aftermath of the Balkan Wars, Bulgarian opinion turned against Russia and the western powers, whom the Bulgarians felt had done nothing to... Read more

  • Italy Declares War on Bulgaria

    In the aftermath of the Balkan Wars, Bulgarian opinion turned against Russia and the western powers, whom the Bulgarians felt had done nothing to... Read more

  • Fourth Battle Of The Isonzo

    The Fourth Battle of the Isonzo was fought between the armies of Kingdom of Italy and those ofAustria-Hungary on the Italian Front in World War I,... Read more

  • "A Night in the Show" (film) is Released

    A Night in the Show was Charlie Chaplin's 12th film for Essanay. It was made at Majestic Studio in Los Angeles the fall of 1915. Chaplin played two... Read more

  • Battle of Ctesiphon

    British Army, 15,000 General Townshend Turkish Army, 45,000 Nuredin Pasha Marshal von der Goltz An army of Turks, numbering 200,000 or... Read more

  • Frank Sinatra is born

    Sinatra was born in Hoboken, New Jersey, the only child of Italian/Sicilian immigrants Natalie Della (née Garaventa) and Antonio Martino Sinatra.... Read more

  • "Burlesque on Carmen" (film) is Released

    Charlie Chaplin's Burlesque on Carmen was Chaplin's 13th film for Essanay Films. It was released in 1915 and then later recut into a different... Read more

  • HMS Natal Explosion

    On 30th December 1915 Natal was lying in the Cromarty Firth with her squadron under the command of Captain Eric Back RN. Shortly after 3.20pm, and... Read more