On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1904

Famous Birthdays

  • Gideon Fagan, South African conductor and composer, born in Somerset West, Cape Province (d. 1980)
  • Jānis Kalniņš, Latvian-Canadian organist, composer (Ugunī; New Brunswick Rhapsody), and conductor (Latvian National Opera, 1933–1944), born in Pärnu, Russian Empire (now Estonia) (d. 2000)

Famous Deaths

  • Gaston Serpette, French composer, dies at 57
1904 Highlights

About November 3, 1904

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 117 years and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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