On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1904

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

Famous Deaths

  • Eduard Hanslick, German music critic, dies at 78
1904 Highlights

About August 6, 1904

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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