Historical Events In 1904
Tuesday, 21 May 2019
Jan 01 Netherlands Indies colony begins opium production on this day in history.
Jan 02 On this day in history james Longstreet, Confederate general, dies at 82
Jan 02 James Melton, Moultrie Ga, opera tenor (Ford Festival) on this day in history.
Jan 03 Boris Kochno, Russian ballet dancer (La Chatte) on this day in history.
Jan 03 In the year 1904 marines from USS Dixie arrive in Panama
Jan 04 In the year 1904 stanley Cup: Ottawa Silver 7 beat Winnipeg Rowing Club, 2 games to 1
Jan 04 Supreme Court rules Puerto Ricans cannot be denied admission to US on this day in history.
Jan 05 On this day in history -34°F (-36.7°C), River Vale, New Jersey (state record)
Jan 05 England beat Australia at the MCG, Rhodes 7-56 & 8-68 on this day in history.
Jan 05 In the year 1904 karl A von Zittel, German geologist/paleontologist (Libya), dies at 64
Jan 07 Marconi Co establishes "CQD" as 1st intl radio distress signal in the year 1904.
Jan 07 Marconi Co establishes "CQD" as first international radio distress signal on this day in history.
Jan 08 On this day in history 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 Alfred Richard, cricketer (6 & 0 in only Test for S Af 1895-96), dies on this day in history.
Jan 09 On this day in history george Balanchine, dancer/choreographer/ballet producer [NS=Jan 22]
Jan 10 On this day in history jesus Garcia Leoz, composer
Jan 11 Frederick Boland, Irish diplomat/president (UN General Assembly) on this day in history.
Jan 11 On this day in history herero people of South West Africa, now Namibia, begin uprising
Jan 12 Mississippi Fred McDowell, jazz artist in the year 1904.
Jan 12 On this day in history southwest-Africa uprising under Samuel Maherero against German garison
Jan 13 Richard Addinsell, London England, composer (Taming of Shrew) in the year 1904.
Jan 14 Cecil Beaton, England, royal family photographer on this day in history.
Jan 14 The birth of Cecil Beaton, British photographer on this day in history.
Jan 15 Eduard Lassen, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1904.
Jan 16 On this day in history max Vredenburg, composer
Jan 17 In the year 1904 anton Chekhov's "Cherry Orchard" opens at Moscow Art Theater
Jan 17 In the year 1904 grant Withers, Pueblo CO, actor (Oklahoma, Annie)
Jan 18 On this day in history cary Grant, England, actor (Arsenic & Old Lace, North by Northwest)
Jan 18 On this day in history the birth of Cary Grant, American Hollywood film actor
Jan 18 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 on this day in history.
Jan 19 On this day in history james Winston Watts, developer (Frontal Lobotomy)
Jan 20 On this day in history alexandra Danilova, Peterhof Russia, ballerina (Turning Point)
Jan 21 In the year 1904 joseph Ford McGuinn, Brooklyn NY, actor (Dick Tracy's G-Men)