On This Day

What Happened on June 21, 1904

Historical Events

  • Boston Herald tells of Red Sox trade "Dougherty as a Yankee," 1st known reference to NY club as Yankees (became Yankees in 1913)

Electoral defeatPresidential Convention

The US Republican Party nominates Theodore Roosevelt for President, but not without opposition from those whom he calls 'malefactors of great wealth'

26th US President Theodore Roosevelt
26th US President
Theodore Roosevelt

1904 Highlights

About June 21, 1904

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 4 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer