On This Day

What Happened on August 10, 1904

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 Waldeck-Rousseau, French politician (29th Prime Minister of France), dies at 57
1904 Highlights

About August 10, 1904

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo