On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1904

Famous Birthdays

Alexei Nikolaevich

Alexei Nikolaevich, son of Tsar Nicholas II, and 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? 117 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

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