What Happened on August 12, 1904

Famous Birthdays

Alexei NikolaevichAlexei Nikolaevich (1904-1918)

son of Tsar Nicholas II, and last Tsarevich of Russia, born in St. Petersburg, Russian Empire

  • Frank Ervin, American harness racer (Hambletonian 1959, 66) (d. 1991)
  • Kay Campbell [Catherine Hibben], American actress (All My Children), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1985)
Born in 1904

Famous Deaths

  • William Renshaw, British tennis player (Wimbledon, 1881-86, 1889 (singles); 1884-86, 1888-89 (doubles, with twin brother Ernest), dies of epileptic convulsions at 43
1904 Highlights

About August 12, 1904

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 9 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo