What Happened on July 15, 1904

Historical Events

  • 1st Buddhist temple in US forms, Los Angeles

Famous Birthdays

  • Dorothy Fields, American lyricist ("I'm In The Mood For Love"; "The Way You Look Tonight"), born in Allenhurst, New Jersey (d. 1974)
  • Rudolf Arnheim, German-born author (d. 2007)
Born in 1904

Famous Deaths

Anton ChekhovAnton Chekhov (1860-1904)

Russian author and playwright (Cherry Orchard, Uncle Vanya), dies of tuberculosis at 44

1904 Highlights

About July 15, 1904

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer