On This Day

What Happened on February 27, 1904

Famous Birthdays

  • André Leducq, French cyclist (Tour de France 1930, 32; Olympic gold road race 1924), born in Saint-Ouen, France (d. 1980)
  • Chick Fullis, American baseball player (d. 1946)
  • James Thomas Farrell, American author (Studs Lonigan trilogy)
  • Renaat Verheijen, Flemish actor and director (Innocent Heart), born in Belgium (d. 1930)
  • Yulii Borisovich Khariton, Russian physicist (d. 1996)
1904 Highlights

About February 27, 1904

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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