On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 1904

Famous Birthdays

  • Achille Varzi, Italian auto racer (14 Grand Prix wins), born in Galliate, Italy (d. 1948)
  • István Szelényi, Hungarian pianist and composer, born in Altsohl, Austria-Hungary (d. 1972)
1904 Highlights

About August 8, 1904

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 10 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo