On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 1904

Famous Birthdays

  • Arkady Gaidar, Russian children's writer (d. 1941)

Person of interestGeorge Balanchine

George Balanchine, Russian-American ballet composer and choreographer who founded the New York City Ballet, born in St. Petersburgh, Russian Empire (d. 1983) [OS=Jan 9]

Ballet Choreographer George Balanchine
Ballet Choreographer
George Balanchine

1904 Highlights

About January 22, 1904

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 10 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius