On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 1915

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Irving Fields, Composer and pianist (Ilona Massey Show), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)
  • Warren Avis, American entrepreneur (Avis Rent a Car System), born in Bay City, Michigan (d. 2007)

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Kiepert, German cartographer (Africa), dies at 68