On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 1904

Historical Events

  • 30th Kentucky Derby: Shorty Prior riding Elwood wins in 2:08.50

Famous Birthdays

  • Georgi Dimitrov, Bulgarian composer, born in Belogradchik, Bulgaria (d. 1979)
1904 Highlights

About May 2, 1904

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 118 years and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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