On This Day

What Happened on October 4, 1904

Famous Birthdays

  • Rene Cloke, British illustrator, born in Plymouth, England (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestFrédéric-Auguste Bartholdi

Frédéric-Auguste Bartholdi, French sculptor (designed the Statue of Liberty), dies of tuberculosis at 70

  • Karl Bayer, Austrian chemist (b. 1847)
1904 Highlights

About October 4, 1904

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 116 years and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra