What Happened on December 31, 1904

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • The first New Year's Eve celebration is held in Times Square, then known as Longacre Square, in New York, New York.

Famous Birthdays

  • Chuck Gardiner, UK, NHL goalie (Vezina winner)
  • Nathan Milstein, Odessa Russia, concert violinist (Philadelphia Orch 1942)
  • Umm Kulthum, Egyptian singer and actress (d. 1975)