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Historical Events In 1904

Sunday, 23 February 2020

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   On this day in history james Melton, Moultrie Ga, opera tenor (Ford Festival)  

Jan 03   Boris Kochno, Russian ballet dancer (La Chatte) in the year 1904.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Supreme Court rules Puerto Ricans cannot be denied admission to US in the year 1904.  

Jan 05   -34F (-36.7C), 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   On this day in history karl A von Zittel, German geologist/paleontologist (Libya), dies at 64  

Jan 07   Marconi Co establishes "CQD" as 1st intl radio distress signal on this day in history.  

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   Pope Pius X banned low cut dresses in the presence of churchmen on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Alfred Richard, cricketer (6 & 0 in only Test for S Af 1895-96), dies in the year 1904.  

Jan 09   George Balanchine, dancer/choreographer/ballet producer [NS=Jan 22] on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1904 jesus Garcia Leoz, composer  

Jan 11   Frederick Boland, Irish diplomat/president (UN General Assembly) on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1904 herero people of South West Africa, now Namibia, begin uprising  

Jan 12   Mississippi Fred McDowell, jazz artist on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Southwest-Africa uprising under Samuel Maherero against German garison in the year 1904.  

Jan 13   Richard Addinsell, London England, composer (Taming of Shrew) on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history cecil Beaton, England, royal family photographer  

Jan 14   On this day in history the birth of Cecil Beaton, British photographer  

Jan 15   On this day in history eduard Lassen, composer, dies at 73  

Jan 16   Max Vredenburg, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Anton Chekhov's "Cherry Orchard" opens at Moscow Art Theater on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Grant Withers, Pueblo CO, actor (Oklahoma, Annie) in the year 1904.  

Jan 18   Cary Grant, England, actor (Arsenic & Old Lace, North by Northwest) in the year 1904.  

Jan 18   On this day in history the birth of Cary Grant, American Hollywood film actor  

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   James Winston Watts, developer (Frontal Lobotomy) in the year 1904.  

Jan 20   Alexandra Danilova, Peterhof Russia, ballerina (Turning Point) on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Joseph Ford McGuinn, Brooklyn NY, actor (Dick Tracy's G-Men) in the year 1904.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1904

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of fazal Ilahi Chaudhry, Pakistani politician (d. 1982)  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of ethan Allen, American baseball player (d. 1993)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of james Melton, Moultrie Ga, opera tenor (Ford Festival)  

Jan 02   Sally Rand, Hickory County MO, stripper (fan dance) was born in the year 1904.  

Jan 03   In the year 1904 birth of boris Kochno, Russian ballet dancer (La Chatte)  

Jan 05   In the year 1904 birth of erica Morini, Austrian violinist (d. 1995)  

Jan 05   Jeane Dixon, American astrologer (d. 1997) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1904 birth of erica Morini, Vienna Austria, concert violinist (d. 1995)  

Famous Deaths In 1904

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1904 james Longstreet, Confederate general, dies at 82  

Jan 05   Karl A von Zittel, German geologist/paleontologist (Libya), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Alfred Richard, cricketer (6 & 0 in only Test for S Af 1895-96), dies in the year 1904.  

Jan 10   Jean-Léon Gérôme, French painter and sculptor (b. 1824) died in the year 1904.  

Jan 15   In the year 1904 eduard Lassen, composer, dies at 73  

Jan 24   In the year 1904 franz Coenen, composer, dies at 77  

Jan 26   John P R Tak, Dutch liberal politician, dies at 64 in the year 1904.  

Jan 27   Adam Minchejmer, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1904.  

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