On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1904

Famous Birthdays

  • Ancel Keys, American scientist (d. 2004)
  • Douglas Evans, American actor (At War with the Army, South Pacific Trail), born in Madison, Virginia (d. 1968)

Person of interestSeán MacBride

Seán MacBride, Chief of Staff of the Irish Republican Army and founder of Amnesty International (Nobel 1974), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1988)

Irish Politician and Chief of Staff of the IRA Seán MacBride
Irish Politician and Chief of Staff of the IRA
Seán MacBride

Famous Deaths

  • John P R Tak, Dutch liberal politician, dies at 64
  • Whitaker Wright, English mining tycoon (b. 1846)
1904 Highlights

About January 26, 1904

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius