On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1904

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestDeng Xiaoping

Deng Xiaoping, Chinese revolutionary and paramount leader of China (1978-92), born in Guang'an, Sichuan (d. 1997)

Paramount Leader of China Deng Xiaoping
Paramount Leader of China
Deng Xiaoping

Famous Deaths

  • Kate O'Flaherty Chopin, American writer, dies at 54
1904 Highlights

About August 22, 1904

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo