On This Day

What Happened on May 31, 1904

Famous Birthdays

  • Otto "Toby" Hardwicke, American jazz alto saxophone player (The Washingtonians, 1923-28; Duke Ellington Orchestra, 1932-46 - "Sophisticated Lady"; "In A Sentimental Mood"), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1970)
  • Stan Brenders, Belgian jazz pianist and bandleader, born in Brussels (d. 1969)
1904 Highlights

About May 31, 1904

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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