On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1904

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

President Loubet of France visits King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy and pointedly ignores the Pope, exacerbating relations between France and the Roman Catholic Church

King of Italy Victor Emmanuel III
King of Italy
Victor Emmanuel III

Famous Birthdays

  • Willem De Kooning, Dutch artist (North Atlantic Light), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1997)

Famous Deaths

  • Friedrich Siemens, German industrialist, dies at 77
1904 Highlights

About April 24, 1904

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus