On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 1904

Historical Events

  • Islands of Manu'a group (Samoa) ceded to US by their chiefs

Famous Birthdays

  • Goffredo Petrassi, Italian composer (Beatitudines), born in Zagarolo, Italy (d. 2003)
  • Leo Joseph Suenens, Belgian prelate of the Roman Catholic Church, born in Ixelles, Belgium (d. 1996)
1904 Highlights

About July 16, 1904

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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