Historical Events In 1904
Thursday, 09 April 2020
Jan 01 Netherlands Indies colony begins opium production on this day in history.
Jan 02 James Longstreet, Confederate general, dies at 82 on this day in history.
Jan 02 James Melton, Moultrie Ga, opera tenor (Ford Festival) in the year 1904.
Jan 03 In the year 1904 boris Kochno, Russian ballet dancer (La Chatte)
Jan 03 On this day in history 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 On this day in history supreme Court rules Puerto Ricans cannot be denied admission to US
Jan 05 On this day in history -34°F (-36.7°C), River Vale, New Jersey (state record)
Jan 05 On this day in history england beat Australia at the MCG, Rhodes 7-56 & 8-68
Jan 05 On this day in history karl A von Zittel, German geologist/paleontologist (Libya), dies at 64
Jan 07 On this day in history 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 Peter Arno, NYC, cartoonist (New Yorker) in the year 1904.
Jan 08 On this day in history pope Pius X banned low cut dresses in the presence of churchmen
Jan 09 On this day in history alfred Richard, cricketer (6 & 0 in only Test for S Af 1895-96), dies
Jan 09 On this day in history george Balanchine, dancer/choreographer/ballet producer [NS=Jan 22]
Jan 10 Jesus Garcia Leoz, composer on this day in history.
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 in the year 1904.
Jan 12 Mississippi Fred McDowell, jazz artist on this day in history.
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 On this day in history cecil Beaton, England, royal family photographer
Jan 14 The birth of Cecil Beaton, British photographer on this day in history.
Jan 15 In the year 1904 eduard Lassen, composer, dies at 73
Jan 16 In the year 1904 max Vredenburg, composer
Jan 17 Anton Chekhov's "Cherry Orchard" opens at Moscow Art Theater on this day in history.
Jan 17 In the year 1904 grant Withers, Pueblo CO, actor (Oklahoma, Annie)
Jan 18 In the year 1904 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 On this day in history james Winston Watts, developer (Frontal Lobotomy)
Jan 20 Alexandra Danilova, Peterhof Russia, ballerina (Turning Point) in the year 1904.
Jan 21 Joseph Ford McGuinn, Brooklyn NY, actor (Dick Tracy's G-Men) in the year 1904.