On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 1904

Historical Events

1st US Olympic Games

III Summer (Modern) Olympic Games open in St Louis, the first held in the United States

  • Willie Anderson becomes the first 2-time Western Open golf champion, beating fellow Scot Alex Smith by 4 strokes at Michigan's Kent CC

Famous Birthdays

  • Mary Calderone, American physician and founder (planned parenthood), born in NYC, New York (d. 1998)
1904 Highlights

About July 1, 1904

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer