On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1904

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Ballard Berkeley [Blascheck], British actor (Fawlty Towers, East meets West, The BFG), born in Margate, Kent, England (d. 1988)
  • Henry Payne Iba, American basketball coach (Olympic gold 1964, 68), born in Easton, Missouri
  • M Revis, [Willem Fisherman], author (Gelakte Brain)

Famous Deaths

  • Eduard Hanslick, German music critic, dies at 78