On This Day

What Happened on April 3, 1904

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Van Steeden, composer and orchestra leader (Break the Bank), born in Amsterdam (d. 1990)
  • Russel Wright, American industrial designer, born in Lebanon, Ohio (d. 1976)
  • Sally Rand, American burlesque dancer, vedette and actress known for her ostrich feather fan and balloon bubble dances, born in Elkton, Missouri (d. 1979)
1904 Highlights

About April 3, 1904

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 4 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries