21st March 1915 (Sunday)

BORN TODAY: in the Russian city of Pishpek on the Silk Road (later Frunze in the Leninist Soviet Union, and now Bishbek in Kyrgyzstan) – Alykul Osmonov, Kyrgyz poet, died of pneumonia in 1950, aged 35. [Wikipedia]


DIED TODAY: Harbinger of the American century, in Philadelphia Pa, Frederick Winslow Taylor – the most influential man of the twentieth century?



War from the Air: Three German Zeppelins carry out a bombing raid on Paris and its suburbs, killing one and injuring eight [Brug & Purcell].