On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1904

Historical Events

  • Neth Indies colony begins opium production

Famous Birthdays

  • Ethan Allen, American baseball center fielder (inventor Cadaco-Ellis board game All Star Baseball; Yale University), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1993)
  • Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry, Pakistani politician (d. 1982)
1904 Highlights

About January 1, 1904

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn