19th May 1915 (Wednesday)

BORN TODAY: in London – Renee Asherson, English actress.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ren%C3%A9e_Asherson

Volcano! – At Lassen Peak in California the first of two huge eruptions is observed from a safe distance after dark, including “incandescent boulders rolling down its west side around sunset”.

http://www.msss.com/earth/lassen/lassen2.html

War!

Gallipoli: At the “Third Attack on ANZAC cove” the Turkish Army suffers 3000 dead and another 7000 injured in a vain attempt to drive Australian and New Zealand invaders back into the sea.

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

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