What Happened on July 6, 1904

Historical Events

Presidential Convention

The US Democratic Party nominates little known New York judge Alton B. Parker for presidential nominee - virtually assuring the election of Theodore Roosevelt

  • Two Russian cruisers move into the Red Sea and begin to stop ships of Britain, Germany, and other nations they believe friendly to Japan

Famous Birthdays

  • Erik Wickberg, 9th Salvation Army general, born in Gävle, Sweden (d. 1996)
  • Robert Whitney, American conductor (Louisville Orchestra, 1937-67), educator (University of Louisville, 1956-71), and composer, born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England (d. 1986)
Born in 1904

About July 6, 1904

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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