On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 1904

Day of the Week: Saturday

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)