Historical Events In 1904
Tuesday, 17 May 2022
Jan 01 Netherlands Indies colony begins opium production in the year 1904.
Jan 02 James Longstreet, Confederate general, dies at 82 in the year 1904.
Jan 02 James Melton, Moultrie Ga, opera tenor (Ford Festival) on this day in history.
Jan 03 On this day in history boris Kochno, Russian ballet dancer (La Chatte)
Jan 03 On this day in history marines from USS Dixie arrive in Panama
Jan 04 On this day in history stanley Cup: Ottawa Silver 7 beat Winnipeg Rowing Club, 2 games to 1
Jan 04 In the year 1904 supreme Court rules Puerto Ricans cannot be denied admission to US
Jan 05 -34°F (-36.7°C), River Vale, New Jersey (state record) in the year 1904.
Jan 05 In the year 1904 england beat Australia at the MCG, Rhodes 7-56 & 8-68
Jan 05 Karl A von Zittel, German geologist/paleontologist (Libya), dies at 64 in the year 1904.
Jan 07 In the year 1904 marconi Co establishes "CQD" as 1st intl radio distress signal
Jan 07 In the year 1904 marconi Co establishes "CQD" as first international radio distress signal
Jan 08 In the year 1904 peter Arno, NYC, cartoonist (New Yorker)
Jan 08 On this day in history pope Pius X banned low cut dresses in the presence of churchmen
Jan 09 In the year 1904 alfred Richard, cricketer (6 & 0 in only Test for S Af 1895-96), dies
Jan 09 In the year 1904 george Balanchine, dancer/choreographer/ballet producer [NS=Jan 22]
Jan 10 Jesus Garcia Leoz, composer on this day in history.
Jan 11 In the year 1904 frederick Boland, Irish diplomat/president (UN General Assembly)
Jan 11 In the year 1904 herero people of South West Africa, now Namibia, begin uprising
Jan 12 Mississippi Fred McDowell, jazz artist in the year 1904.
Jan 12 Southwest-Africa uprising under Samuel Maherero against German garison on this day in history.
Jan 13 On this day in history richard Addinsell, London England, composer (Taming of Shrew)
Jan 14 Cecil Beaton, England, royal family photographer in the year 1904.
Jan 14 In the year 1904 the birth of Cecil Beaton, British photographer
Jan 15 Eduard Lassen, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1904.
Jan 16 Max Vredenburg, composer in the year 1904.
Jan 17 Anton Chekhov's "Cherry Orchard" opens at Moscow Art Theater on this day in history.
Jan 17 On this day in history grant Withers, Pueblo CO, actor (Oklahoma, Annie)
Jan 18 Cary Grant, England, actor (Arsenic & Old Lace, North by Northwest) in the year 1904.
Jan 18 The birth of Cary Grant, American Hollywood film actor in the year 1904.
Jan 18 On this day in history the birth of Cary Grant, American Hollywood film actor2007 Comet McNaught, the brightest comet to appear in over 40 years, becomes visible over the Southern Hemisphere. Hurricane Kyrill creates havoc as it passes across northern Europe.jan 18 - The strongest storm in the UK for 17 years kills 14 people, Germany sees the worst storm since 1999 with 13 deaths. Hurricane Kyrill, caused at least 44 deaths across 20 countries in Western Europe. Other losses include the Container Ship MSC Napoli destroyed by the storm of the coast of Devon, England.
Jan 19 In the year 1904 james Winston Watts, developer (Frontal Lobotomy)
Jan 20 In the year 1904 alexandra Danilova, Peterhof Russia, ballerina (Turning Point)
Jan 21 Joseph Ford McGuinn, Brooklyn NY, actor (Dick Tracy's G-Men) in the year 1904.