On This Day

What Happened on August 18, 1904

Historical Events

First Labour Government

Chris Watson resigns as Prime Minister of Australia and is succeeded by George Reid

Famous Birthdays

  • Sterling W Cole, (Rep-R-NY)
  • [Francis] Max Factor, American CEO of Max Factor Cosmetics, born in St. Louis, Missouri
1904 Highlights

About August 18, 1904

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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