On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1904

Famous Birthdays

  • Werner Forssmann, German urologist (Nobel 1956), born in Berlin (d. 1979)

Famous Deaths

  • Murad V, 33rd Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (1876), dies at 63
1904 Highlights

About August 29, 1904

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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