On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 1904

Historical Events

  • In 'Gonzales v Williams', the US Supreme Court rules that Puerto Ricans are not aliens and may not be refused admission into continental United States; not until 1917 will citizenship rights be granted
  • Stanley Cup, Aberdeen Pavilion, Ottawa, ON: Ottawa HC beats Winnipeg Rowing Club, 2-0 for 2-1 challenge series victory

Famous Birthdays

  • Erik Chisholm, Scottish conductor, composer (Hindustani Piano Concerto), and educator (South African College of Music, 1949-65), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 1965)
1904 Highlights

About January 4, 1904

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn