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


Person of interestRalph Bunche

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

Diplomat and Nobel Laureate Ralph Bunche
Diplomat and Nobel Laureate
Ralph Bunche

1904 Highlights

About August 7, 1904

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 3 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo