On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1904

Historical Events

  • George Cohan's musical "Little Johnny Jones" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Isamu Noguchi, Japanese American sculptor (1963 Fine Arts Medal, Noguchi table), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1988)
  • 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? 116 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio