What Happened on July 5, 1904

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 4th Davis Cup: British Isles beats Belgium in Wimbledon (5-0)
  • Giants 18-game winning streak ends as Phillies win 6-5 in 10 inn

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Goddard, Binghamton NY, news anchor (ABC Evening News 1958-59)
  • Ernst Mayr, German-American biologist (evolutionary theory), born in Kempten, Bavaria, Germany (d. 2005)
  • Franz Adolf Syberg, composer
  • Harold Acton, English/Italian historian/art collector
  • Josephine Wilson, British actress (The Lady Vanishes, We Dive at Dawn), boern in Bromley, England (d. 1990)
  • Milburn Stone, American actor (Gunsmoke, Pickup on South Street), born in Burrton, Kansas (d. 1980)

Famous Deaths

  • Abai Kunanbaiuli, Kazakh poet (b. 1845)