Events (100 years ago today): 1915 - World War I: German submarine U-20 sinks RMS Lusitania, killing 1,198 people including 128 Americans. Public reaction to the sinking turns many formerly pro-Germans in the United States against the German Empire

Births (50 years ago today): 1965 - Reuben Davis, American football player

Deaths (200 years ago today): 1815 - Jabez Bowen, American colonel and politician, 45th Deputy Governor of Rhode Island (b. 1739)

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