Historical Events In 1904
Monday, 21 January 2019
Jan 01 Netherlands Indies colony begins opium production on this day in history.
Jan 02 In the year 1904 james Longstreet, Confederate general, dies at 82
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 In the year 1904 marines from USS Dixie arrive in Panama
Jan 04 On this day in history 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 In the year 1904 -34°F (-36.7°C), 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 Karl A von Zittel, German geologist/paleontologist (Libya), dies at 64 in the year 1904.
Jan 07 Marconi Co establishes "CQD" as 1st intl radio distress signal on this day in history.
Jan 07 In the year 1904 marconi Co establishes "CQD" as first international radio distress signal
Jan 08 Peter Arno, NYC, cartoonist (New Yorker) on this day in history.
Jan 08 Pope Pius X banned low cut dresses in the presence of churchmen in the year 1904.
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 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 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 In the year 1904 southwest-Africa uprising under Samuel Maherero against German garison
Jan 13 Richard Addinsell, London England, composer (Taming of Shrew) on this day in history.
Jan 14 Cecil Beaton, England, royal family photographer on this day in history.
Jan 14 The birth of Cecil Beaton, British photographer in the year 1904.
Jan 15 On this day in history eduard Lassen, composer, dies at 73
Jan 16 On this day in history max Vredenburg, composer
Jan 17 On this day in history anton Chekhov's "Cherry Orchard" opens at Moscow Art Theater
Jan 17 Grant Withers, Pueblo CO, actor (Oklahoma, Annie) in the year 1904.
Jan 18 On this day in history cary Grant, England, actor (Arsenic & Old Lace, North by Northwest)
Jan 18 The birth of Cary Grant, American Hollywood film actor on this day in history.
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 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 In the year 1904 joseph Ford McGuinn, Brooklyn NY, actor (Dick Tracy's G-Men)