On This Day

April 27, 1904 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

First Labour Government

The Australian Labor Party under Prime Minister Chris Watson becomes the first Labor government in the world

Birthdays in History

  • Arthur F. Burns, American economist and chairman (Federal Reserve Board), born in Stanislau, Austria-Hungary (d. 1987)
  • Cecil Day-Lewis, Irish poet (British Poet Laureate 1968-72) and detective writer (Nicholas Blake), born in Ballintubbert, Queen's County (d. 1972)
1904 in History