On This Day

What Happened on June 2, 1904

Historical Events

  • Professor Schron finds microbe that causes photosynthesis

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestJohnny Weissmuller

Johnny Weissmuller, American actor (Tarzan), swimmer (5 Olympic gold 1924, 28), born in Freidorf, Romania (d. 1984)

Swimmer and Actor Johnny Weissmuller
Swimmer and Actor
Johnny Weissmuller

1904 Highlights

About June 2, 1904

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 9 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini