Wednesday 4 May 1904
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 4, 1904). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Umm Kulthum and Walter Baukloh.
The Wonderful Living Fan, directed by Georges Méliès, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1904
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 4 May 1904
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Which were the important events of 4 May 1904 ?
- Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
- Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- International Firefighters' Day.
- Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
- People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- Blessed Catherine of Park
- Saint Judas Cyriacus
- Saint Florian
- Saint Godehard
- Saint Monica of Hippo (d. 387)
- Saint Ethelred
- Saint Silvianus
- Saint Titianus
- Saint Willerik
- Saint John Houghton, Saint Robert Lawrence, Saint Augustine Webster, Saint Richard Reynolds, and Saint John Hale; all put to death in 1535.
- Saint Malou
- The Netherlands - Remembrance of the Dead.
Famous Birthdays:04 May
- The United States begins construction of the Panama Canal.
- Charles Stewart Rolls meets Frederick Henry Royce at the Midland Hotel in Manchester, England.