23th May 1915 (Sunday)

BORN TODAY: Walsall Corporation’s public bus service: Walsall to Hednesford via Cannock.

http://cms.walsall.gov.uk/index/history_of_walsall_s_bus_station.htm

War!

Rome: The Italian government declares war on Austria-Hungary, but not on Germany or Turkey. [Burg & Purcell].

http://www.firstworldwar.com/source/italiandeclaration.htm

In response, the Austro-Hungarian fleet bombards the city of Ancona, in the Marche region, on Italy’s east coast.

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

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