What Happened on May 4, 1904

‘At 60mph The Loudest Noise In A Rolls-Royce Is The Electric Clock’

Historical Events

Meeting of Interest

Charles Rolls meets Henry Royce at the Midland Hotel in Manchester, England. Go on to form the car manufacturer Roll-Royce. [1]

  • Construction begins by the United States on the Panama Canal

Famous Birthdays

  • Umm Kulthum [Ibrahim], Egyptian singer and actress, born in Tummāy al-Zahāyrah, Egypt (d. 1975)
1904 Highlights

About May 4, 1904

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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