What Happened on October 4, 1904

Famous Birthdays

  • Jimmy Ritz [Samuel Joachim], American vaudevillian, actor and comedian (Ritz Brothers - The Gorilla;, Hi'ya, Chum; Straight, Place and Show), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1985)
  • Rene Cloke, British illustrator, born in Plymouth, England (d. 1995)
Born in 1904

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Josef Bayer, Austrian chemist (invented Beyer Process to produce aluminium), dies at 57

Frédéric-Auguste BartholdiFrédéric-Auguste Bartholdi (1834-1904)

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? 118 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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