Historical Events In 1904
Wednesday, 20 January 2021
Jan 01 On this day in history netherlands Indies colony begins opium production
Jan 02 James Longstreet, Confederate general, dies at 82 in the year 1904.
Jan 02 In the year 1904 james Melton, Moultrie Ga, opera tenor (Ford Festival)
Jan 03 Boris Kochno, Russian ballet dancer (La Chatte) on this day in history.
Jan 03 Marines from USS Dixie arrive in Panama on this day in history.
Jan 04 Stanley Cup: Ottawa Silver 7 beat Winnipeg Rowing Club, 2 games to 1 in the year 1904.
Jan 04 On this day in history supreme Court rules Puerto Ricans cannot be denied admission to US
Jan 05 -34°F (-36.7°C), River Vale, New Jersey (state record) on this day in history.
Jan 05 In the year 1904 england beat Australia at the MCG, Rhodes 7-56 & 8-68
Jan 05 In the year 1904 karl A von Zittel, German geologist/paleontologist (Libya), dies at 64
Jan 07 In the year 1904 marconi Co establishes "CQD" as 1st intl radio distress signal
Jan 07 On this day in history marconi Co establishes "CQD" as first international radio distress signal
Jan 08 Peter Arno, NYC, cartoonist (New Yorker) in the year 1904.
Jan 08 Pope Pius X banned low cut dresses in the presence of churchmen in the year 1904.
Jan 09 On this day in history alfred Richard, cricketer (6 & 0 in only Test for S Af 1895-96), dies
Jan 09 George Balanchine, dancer/choreographer/ballet producer [NS=Jan 22] on this day in history.
Jan 10 On this day in history jesus Garcia Leoz, composer
Jan 11 Frederick Boland, Irish diplomat/president (UN General Assembly) in the year 1904.
Jan 11 Herero people of South West Africa, now Namibia, begin uprising on this day in history.
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 Richard Addinsell, London England, composer (Taming of Shrew) in the year 1904.
Jan 14 Cecil Beaton, England, royal family photographer in the year 1904.
Jan 14 On this day in history the birth of Cecil Beaton, British photographer
Jan 15 Eduard Lassen, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
Jan 16 In the year 1904 max Vredenburg, composer
Jan 17 On this day in history 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 In the year 1904 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 James Winston Watts, developer (Frontal Lobotomy) on this day in history.
Jan 20 On this day in history alexandra Danilova, Peterhof Russia, ballerina (Turning Point)
Jan 21 Joseph Ford McGuinn, Brooklyn NY, actor (Dick Tracy's G-Men) in the year 1904.