On This Day

What Happened on September 24, 1904

Famous Birthdays

  • Cemal Reşit Rey, Turkish composer, born in Jerusalem, Ottoman Empire (d. 1985)
  • Owen Saunders, English mathematician and mechanical engineer, born in Streatham, London (d. 1993)

Famous Deaths

  • Niels Ryberg Finsen, Danish physician and phototherapist (Nobel 1903), dies at 43
1904 Highlights

About September 24, 1904

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 116 years and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra