On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1904

Historical Events

  • Ice cream cone created during St Louis World Fair - the 1st cone reputedly by Charles E. Menches

Famous Birthdays

  • Adone Zecchi, Italian composer, born in Bologna (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths

  • John Simon, British pathologist, public health officer, and 1st Chief Medical Officer (1855-76), dies at 87
1904 Highlights

About July 23, 1904

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 4 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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