On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1904

Historical Events

  • British mystic Aleister Crowley transcribes the first chapter of the Book of the Law
  • Entente Cordiale between Britain and France
  • Great Britain and France establish their Entente Cordiale, a technical treaty settling long-standing disagreements over Morocco, Egypt, Africa, and the Pacific

Famous Birthdays

  • John Antill, Australian composer (Corroboree), born in Sydney (d. 1986)
  • John R Hicks, British economist (Nobel 1972)
1904 Highlights

About April 8, 1904

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries