What Happened on May 21, 1904

Historical Events

  • Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) forms in Paris
  • France recalls its ambassador to the Vatican to protest the Pope's attempt to discipline two French bishops; this is yet another incident driving France and the Catholic Church apart

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Montgomery, American actor and director (Robert Montgomery Presents, Earl of Chicago, Yellow Jack), born in Fishkill Landing, New York (d. 1981)

Fats WallerFats Waller (1904-1943)

American jazz organist, piano player, singer and composer ("Ain't Misbehavin'"; "Honeysuckle Rose"; "Hot Chocolate"), born in NYC, New York [1]

Born in 1904

About May 21, 1904

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 119 years and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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