On This Day

What Happened on March 7, 1904

Famous Birthdays

  • Ivar Ballangrud, Norwegian speed skater (Olympic gold 5,000m 1928; 500m, 5,000m 10,000m 1936), born in Lunner, Norway (d. 1969)

Person of interestReinhard Heydrich

Reinhard Heydrich, German Nazi leader (head of Bohemia and Moravia and the Reich Main Security Office), born in Halle an der Saale (d. 1942)

Nazi leader Reinhard Heydrich
Nazi leader
Reinhard Heydrich
  • Virginia Downing, American actress (The Gig, Butterfield 8), born in Washington, District of Columbia (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Ferdinand André Fouqué, French geologist (b. 1828)
1904 Highlights

About March 7, 1904

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 4 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces