What Happened on August 8, 1904

Famous Birthdays

  • (William) Elmo Tanner, American big band singer, whistler (Ted Weems Orchestra - "Heartaches"), bandleader, and DJ, born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 1990)
  • 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? 118 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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