On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1904

Famous Birthdays

  • James Melton, Moultrie Ga, opera tenor (Ford Festival)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestJames Longstreet

James Longstreet, American Confederate general, dies at 82

Confederate General James Longstreet
Confederate General
James Longstreet
  • Mathilde Bonaparte, French princess (daughter of Napoleon's brother Jérôme Bonaparte and his second wife, Catharina of Württemberg, daughter of King Frederick I of Württemberg) and socialite, dies at 83
1904 Highlights

About January 2, 1904

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn