On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1904

Historical Events


InventionHistoric Invention

Nikola Tesla describes the process of the ball lightning formation in Electrical World and Engineer

Electrical and Mechanical Engineer Nikola Tesla
Electrical and Mechanical Engineer
Nikola Tesla

Famous Birthdays

  • Karl Rahner, German theologian (d. 1984)

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred von Waldersee, Prussian field marshal and Chief of the German General Staff, dies at 71
1904 Highlights

About March 5, 1904

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces