On This Day

What Happened on August 17, 1904

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Boston's Jesse Tannehell no-hits Chicago White Sox, 6-0
  • George H Reid succeeds John Watson as Prime Minister of Australia

Famous Birthdays

  • Leopold Nowak, Austrian musicologist (d. 1991)
  • Mary Cain, American newspaper editor and politician (d. 1984)