On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1904

Historical Events

  • Battle of Liao-Yang-200,000 Japanese against 150,000 Russian, Japanese tactical victory

Famous Birthdays

  • (Henry) "Buster" Smith, American jazz alto saxophonist, arranger, and bandleader (Blue Devils; Count Basie), born in Alfdorf, Texas (d. 1991)
  • Rodd Redwing, American actor (Buffalo Bill In Tomahawk Territory; Son Of Geronimo), and stunt coach, born in NYC, New York [or maybe India] (d. 1971)
1904 Highlights

About August 24, 1904

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

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