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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 -34F (-36.7C), 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)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1904

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry, Pakistani politician (d. 1982) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   James Melton, Moultrie Ga, opera tenor (Ford Festival) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of sally Rand, Hickory County MO, stripper (fan dance)  

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   On this day in history james Longstreet, Confederate general, dies at 82  

Jan 05   In the year 1904 karl A von Zittel, German geologist/paleontologist (Libya), dies at 64  

Jan 09   Alfred Richard, cricketer (6 & 0 in only Test for S Af 1895-96), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history death of jean-Léon Gérôme, French painter and sculptor (b. 1824)  

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

Jan 24   Franz Coenen, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1904.  

Jan 26   In the year 1904 john P R Tak, Dutch liberal politician, dies at 64  

Jan 27   Adam Minchejmer, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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