21st February 1915 (Sunday)

BORN TODAY – in Kharkiv, in the Russian Empire (soon to be the first city to acknowledge Soviet power, in 1917, and now the second largest city in Ukraine) – Evgeny Mikhailovich Lifshitz, Soviet physicist.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evgeny_Lifshitz

World Affairs: A plan for a general insurrection against British rule in the Punjab, India, fails after informants forewarn the authorities.

http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/personalities/tundilat.html

War!

War from the air: a German Zeppelin bombs the towns of Braintree and Cochester in England’s eastern county of Essex.

http://www.iancastlezeppelin.co.uk/21st-february/4586236415

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