On This Day

What Happened on June 3, 1904

Famous Birthdays

Charles R. Drew

Charles R. Drew, American physician and surgeon who pioneered blood plasma research and developed the blood bank concept, born in Washington, D. C. (d. 1950)

  • Jan Peerce [Jacob Pincus Perelmuth], American tenor (NBC Symphony, 1938-55; NY Metropolitan Opera, 1941-67; "Bluebird of Happiness"), born in NYC, New York (d. 1984)

Famous Deaths

  • Vincent Tancred, South African cricketer (Bernard & Louis bro, Test for S A), commits suicide at 28
1904 Highlights

About June 3, 1904

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 11 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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