On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1904

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

American President Theodore Roosevelt (R) defeats Alton B. Parker (D)

26th US President Theodore Roosevelt
26th US President
Theodore Roosevelt
  • Inventor and manufacturer Harvey Hubbell receives the first U.S. patent for a separable electric attachment plug

Famous Birthdays

  • Cedric Belfrage, English writer and journalist (co-founder of National Guardian), born in Marylebone, London (d. 1990)
1904 Highlights

About November 8, 1904

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 116 years and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio