On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1904

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksei N Romanov, son of Tsar Nicholas II [OS=July 30]

Person of interestAlexei Nikolaevich

Alexei Nikolaevich, last Tsarevich of Russia, born in St. Petersburg, Russian Empire (d. 1918)

Tsarevich of Russia Alexei Nikolaevich
Tsarevich of Russia
Alexei Nikolaevich
  • Frank Ervin, harness racer (Hambletonian 1959, 66)
  • Kay Campbell [Catherine Hibben], American actress (All My Children), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1985)

Famous Deaths

  • William Renshaw, British tennis player (Wimbledon 1881-6, 89), dies of epileptic convulsions at 43
1904 Highlights

About August 12, 1904

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo