On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1904

Historical Events

  • British journalist Francis Younghusband visits forbidden city Lhasa

Famous Birthdays

  • Clifford D. Simak, American sci-fi author (Hugo, Empire, Way Station), born in Millville, Wisconsin (d. 1988)
  • Dolores del Rio, Mexican silent screen actress (Deseada, Bugambilia), born in Durango, Mexico (d. 1983)
1904 Highlights

About August 3, 1904

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 9 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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