What Happened on May 17, 1904

Historical Events

Music History

Maurice Ravel's song cycle "Shéhérazade" premieres with Jeanne Hatto as soprano, at the Salle Nouveau Théâtre, Paris, France

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean Gabin, French actor (Moulin Rouge, La Grande Illusion), born in Paris, France (d. 1976)
Born in 1904
1904 Highlights

About May 17, 1904

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 10 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

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