On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 1904

Famous Birthdays

  • Hubert Opperman, Australian road cyclist, politician (multi-distance world records), born in Rochester, Victoria (d. 1996)
  • Robert Knox, English bacteriologist (one of first to report MRSA) (d. 2000)
  • Ronald Russell, British journalist, author and Conservative politician, born in Seahouses, Northumberland (d. 1974)
1904 Highlights

About May 29, 1904

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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