What Happened on July 6, 1904

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Electoral defeatPresidential Convention

The US Democratic Party nominates little known New York judge Alton B. Parker for presidential nominee - virtually assuring the election of Theodore Roosevelt

26th US President Theodore Roosevelt
26th US President
Theodore Roosevelt
  • Two Russian cruisers move into the Red Sea and begin to stop ships of Britain, Germany, and other nations they believe friendly to Japan

Famous Birthdays

  • Erik Wickberg, Salvation Army general (d. 1996)
  • Robert Whitney, Newcastle-on-Tyne England, conductor (Sospiro do Roma)