Historical Events In 1904
Sunday, 05 July 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 In the year 1904 james Melton, Moultrie Ga, opera tenor (Ford Festival)
Jan 03 On this day in history boris Kochno, Russian ballet dancer (La Chatte)
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 -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 In the year 1904 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 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 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 Jesus Garcia Leoz, composer on this day in history.
Jan 11 On this day in history frederick Boland, Irish diplomat/president (UN General Assembly)
Jan 11 Herero people of South West Africa, now Namibia, begin uprising in the year 1904.
Jan 12 Mississippi Fred McDowell, jazz artist in the year 1904.
Jan 12 In the year 1904 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 On this day in history the birth of Cecil Beaton, British photographer
Jan 15 Eduard Lassen, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1904.
Jan 16 On this day in history max Vredenburg, composer
Jan 17 Anton Chekhov's "Cherry Orchard" opens at Moscow Art Theater in the year 1904.
Jan 17 Grant Withers, Pueblo CO, actor (Oklahoma, Annie) on this day in history.
Jan 18 Cary Grant, England, actor (Arsenic & Old Lace, North by Northwest) on this day in history.
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 in the year 1904.
Jan 19 In the year 1904 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) on this day in history.