What Happened on April 14, 1904

Historical Events

  • NY Highlanders' future Baseball HOF pitcher Jack Chesbro's first of 41 wins this season; pitches complete game and beats Boston Americans, 8-2 at Hilltop Park, NYC

Famous Birthdays

John GielgudJohn Gielgud (1904-2000)

British stage and screen actor and director (Arthur, Hamlet, Ages of Man), born in London

  • Lionel Birkett, West Indian cricket batsman (4 Tests, 1 x 50; Barbados, Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago), born in Saint Michael, Barbados (d. 1998)
  • Reinout Willem van Bemmelen, Dutch geologist, born in Batavia, Dutch East Indies (d. 1983)
  • Sonia Gaskell, Russian-Dutch choreographer (Diaghilev), born in Vilkaviškis, Lithuania (d. 1974)
1904 Highlights

About April 14, 1904

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries