26th June 1915 (Saturday)

BORN TODAY: in Shreveport, Louisiana – Willard Jessie “Home Run” Brown, Major League Baseball player.



The Russian Home Front: The Minister of War is forced to resign because of the scandal surrounding the under supply of the Russian army. He is promptly arrested, suspected of “being involved in the gross corruption that afflicts the entire Russian armaments production and supply system”. [Burg & Purcell].

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