On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1904

Historical Events

  • The Hague Tribunal gives its decision in claims against Venezuela; it sets the sum to be paid by Venezuela and gives preferential treatment to the three powers that initiated the block - Britain, Germany, and Italy
  • The United Kingdom sells a meteorological station on the South Orkney Islands to Argentina; the islands are subsequently claimed by the United Kingdom in 1908.

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Hurd, Roswell NM, painter (Portrait of Jose Herrera)

Famous Deaths

  • Leslie Stephen, English writer and critic (b. 1832)
1904 Highlights

About February 22, 1904

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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