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Source: Wikipedia Historical context
  • Koningin WilhelminaKoningin Wilhelmina (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1890 till 1948 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
  • In The Netherlands , there was from August 29, 1913 to September 9, 1918 the cabinet Cort van der Linden, with Mr. P.W.A. Cort van der Linden (liberaal) as prime minister.
  • The Netherlands had about 6.3 million citizens.
  • Henry James became a British citizen, to dramatize his commitment to England during the first World War.
  • US Navy salvage divers raise F-4, the first U.S. submarine sunk in accident.
  • Parris Island is officially designated a Marine Corps Recruit Depot.
Weather

The temperature on August 15, 1915 was between 11.2 °C and 17.7 °C and averaged 14.6 °C. There was 3.2 mm of rain. There was 1.2 hours of sunshine (8%). The average windspeed was 3 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the southwest.

Source: KNMI (weather station De Bilt/The Netherlands) 

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from August 15, 1915 at Delpher

Born on August 15
Died on August 15

Names that were popular for boys in 1915
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Pieter
  • Petrus
  • Gerrit
  • Adrianus
  • Albert
  • Jacobus
  • Jacob
  • Antonius
  • Wilhelmus
  • Hendrikus
Names that were popular for girls in 1915
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Elisabeth
  • Wilhelmina
  • Hendrika
  • Catharina
  • Adriana
  • Petronella
  • Jacoba
  • Helena
  • Geertruida
  • Grietje
  • Margaretha