On This Day

What Happened on August 10, 1904

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli (future Pope John XXIII) becomes a priest

  • Battle of the Yellow Sea: Japanese fleet prevented Russians breaking out of Port Arthur
  • Dutch newspaper Volk fires gay journalist Jacob de Cock
  • Higlanders Jack Chesbro ends string of 30 consecutive complete games

Famous Deaths

  • Pierre M Waldeck-Rousseau, French foreign minister (Dreyfus), dies