On This Day

September 4, 1904 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Dalai Lama signs treaty allowing British commerce in Tibet

Birthdays in History

  • Julian W. Hill, American research chemist (developed nylon), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1996)
  • Max Delbrück, German-American biologist and molecular geneticist (bacteriophage, Nobel Prize 1969), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1981)
1904 in History