On This Day

What Happened on August 7, 1904

Historical Events

  • Train derails on bridge in Eden, Colorado, during a flash flood, kills 96

Famous Birthdays

Ralph Bunche

Ralph Bunche, American diplomat to the UN (Nobel Peace Prize1950), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1971)

1904 Highlights

About August 7, 1904

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 4 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

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