On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 1915

Famous Birthdays

  • Irving Fields [Yitzhak Schwartz], American lounge pianist and composer (Ilona Massey Show; Bagels & Bongos), 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
1915 Highlights

About August 4, 1915

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 2 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo