On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1904

Famous Birthdays

  • [William] Count Basie, jazz musician and band leader ("One O'Clock Jump"), born in Red Bank, New Jersey (d. 1984)
1904 Highlights

About August 21, 1904

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo