What Happened on September 24, 1904

Famous Birthdays

  • (John) "Jackie Wright, Northern Irish comedian (The Benny Hill Show, 1968-83), born in Belfast, Ireland (d. 1989)
  • Cemal Reşit Rey, Turkish composer, born in Jerusalem, Ottoman Empire (d. 1985)
  • Jan August [Augustoff], American pianist and xylophonist ("Misirlou"), born in New York City (d. 1976)
  • Owen Saunders, English mathematician and mechanical engineer, born in Streatham, London (d. 1993)
Born in 1904

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? 118 years, 8 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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