What Happened on May 21, 1904

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) forms in Paris
  • France recalls its ambassador to the Vatican to protest the Pope's attempt to discipline two French bishops; this is yet another incident driving France and the Catholic Church apart

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Fats Waller [Thomas Wright], American jazz singer and composer (Ain't Misbehavin'), born in New York City (d. 1943)

Jazz Musician and Songwriter Fats Waller
Jazz Musician and Songwriter
Fats Waller
  • Robert Montgomery, Beacon NY, actor/dir (Earl of Chicago, Yellow Jack)