What Happened on May 5, 1904

Historical Events

Baseball Record

Cy Young pitches the first perfect game in "modern" baseball as the Boston Americans beat Philadelphia Athletics, 3-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Gordon Richards, British jockey (winner of 4,870 races), born in Donnington Wood, Telford (d. 1986)
1904 Highlights

About May 5, 1904

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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