On This Day

July 6, 1904 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

Presidential Convention

The US Democratic Party nominates little known New York judge Alton B. Parker for presidential nominee - virtually assuring the election of Theodore Roosevelt

  • Two Russian cruisers move into the Red Sea and begin to stop ships of Britain, Germany, and other nations they believe friendly to Japan

Birthdays in History

  • Erik Wickberg, 9th Salvation Army general, born in Gävle, Sweden (d. 1996)
1904 in History