On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1904

Famous Birthdays

  • Isamu Noguchi, Japanese American sculptor (1963 Fine Arts Medal, Noguchi table), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1988)
  • L.F. "Jack" Owen, American blues singer and guitarist ("It Must've Been The Devil"), born in Bentonia, Mississippi (d. 1997)
  • Salomėja Nėris [Salomėja Bačinskaitė - Bučienė], Lithuanian poet, born in Kiršai, Poland (d. 1945)
1904 Highlights

About November 17, 1904

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 7 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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