On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1904

Historical Events

  • American Lung Association holds its 1st meeting

Famous Birthdays

  • Catherine Lacey, British actress (Sorcerors), born in London, England (d. 1979)
  • Harry Martinson, Swedish novelist and poet (Trade Wind-Nobel 1974), born in Jämshög, Sweden (d. 1978)
  • Moshé Feldenkrais, Ukrainian-Israeli engineer and physicist (founder of the Feldenkrais method), born in Slavuta, Russian Empire (d. 1984)
  • Raymond Bailey, American actor (Vertigo, The Beverly Hillbillies, The Incredible Shrinking Man), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1980)

Famous Deaths

  • Franz von Lenbach, German painter, dies at 67
1904 Highlights

About May 6, 1904

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus