On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1904

Famous Birthdays

  • Buzurg Alavi, Persian author (Panjah va sih nafar, Namal'ha)
  • Jose Enrique Pedreira, composer

Famous Weddings

  • US blues singer Gertrude Pridgett marries comic William Rainey

Famous Deaths

  • William C. Whitney, American financier and 31st United States Secretary of the Navy, dies at 62
1904 Highlights

About February 2, 1904

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius