On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1904

Historical Events

  • Founding of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity.

Nobel prizeNobel Prize

Ivan Pavlov awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for work on the physiology of digestion, first Russian to win a Nobel Prize

Physiologist Ivan Pavlov
Ivan Pavlov

Nobel prizeNobel Prize

John William Strutt [Lord Rayleigh] and William Ramsay are presented with the Nobel Prize for Physics for their discovery of Argon

Physicist and Nobel Laureate John William Strutt
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
John William Strutt
  • King Peter I of Serbia named nationalist regime

Famous Deaths

  • James Cranston, cricketer (scored 16 & 15 in Test for England), dies
1904 Highlights

About December 10, 1904

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius