What Happened on February 2, 1904

Famous Birthdays

  • Buzurg Alavi, Iranian writer (Panjah va sih nafar, Namal'ha), born in Tehran, Persia (d. 1997)
  • Jose Enrique Pedreira, Puerto Rican composer ("Tus Caricias"; "Siempre"), and pedagogue, born in San Juan, Puerto Rico (d. 1959)
Born in 1904

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? 119 years, 1 month and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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