What Happened on December 31, 1904

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • First New Year's Eve celebration held in Times Square (then Longacre Square), in New York City

Famous Birthdays

  • Chuck Gardiner, UK, NHL goalie (Vezina winner)
  • Nathan Milstein, Odessa Russia, concert violinist (Philadelphia Orch 1942)
  • Umm Kulthum [Ibrahim], Egyptian singer and actress, born in Tummāy al-Zahāyrah, Egypt (d. 1975)