Historical Events In 1904
Tuesday, 21 January 2020
Aug 11 On this day in history german-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa
Aug 11 On this day in history jess Stacy, pianist
Aug 12 In the year 1904 aleksei N Romanov, son of tsar Nicolas II [OS=July 30]
Aug 13 Charles "Buddy" Rogers, Olathe KS, actor (Wings) on this day in history.
Aug 15 In the year 1904 bill Baird, Grand Is Nebr, puppeteer (Kukla Fran & Ollie, Muppet Show)
Aug 16 In the year 1904 nYC begins building Grand Central Station
Aug 16 Wendell Stanley, biochemist, 1st to crystallize a virus (Nobel 1946) on this day in history.
Aug 17 Boston's Jesse Tannehell no-hits Chic White Sox, 6-0 on this day in history.
Aug 18 In the year 1904 chris Watson resigns as Prime Minister of Australia and is succeeded by George Reid.
Aug 18 Max Factor Jr, CEO (Max Factor Cosmetics) on this day in history.
Aug 19 Ted Nightingale, former colonial governor on this day in history.
Aug 20 Jaap [Jacob AW] Burger, chairman (PvdA) on this day in history.
Aug 21 In the year 1904 the birth of Count Baise, US bandleader and jazz player
Aug 21 In the year 1904 [William] Count Basie, Red Bank NJ, jazz musician (Blazing Saddles)
Aug 22 Deng Xiaoping, Chinese party leader (1976-1983) on this day in history.
Aug 23 In the year 1904 automobile tire chain patented
Aug 24 24th US Mens Tennis: Holcombe Ward beats William Clothier (108 64 97) on this day in history.
Aug 24 In the year 1904 rod Redwing, NY, actor (Buffalo Bill in Tomahawk Territory)
Aug 25 James J Jeffries TKOs Jack Munroe in 2 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.
Aug 25 Jim Jefferies KOsJack Munroe & retains boxing heavyweight title in the year 1904.
Aug 26 Christopher W Bradshaw-Isherwood, Brit/US writer (Goodbye to Berlin) in the year 1904.
Aug 28 In the year 1904 the first jail sentence for speeding in an automobile is pronounced in Newport, RI.
Aug 29 3rd modern Olympic Games opens in St Louis on this day in history.
Aug 29 On this day in history murad V, sultan of Turkey (1876), dies
Aug 29 On this day in history werner Forssman, German urologist (Nobel 1956)
Aug 30 In the year 1904 kate Fanny Loder, composer, dies at 79
Aug 30 On this day in history thomas Hicks wins 3rd Olympics marathon (3:28:53.0) (40 km)
Sep 01 Johnny Mack Brown, Dothan AL, actor (Lawman is Born, Back Trail) on this day in history.
Sep 02 Vera Vague, [Barbara Jo Allen], NYC, actress (Follow the Leader) in the year 1904.
Sep 03 St Louis Olympics close in the year 1904.
Sep 03 St Louis Olympics closes on this day in history.
Sep 04 Dali Lama signs treaty allowing British commerce in Tibet on this day in history.
Sep 04 Julian Hill, research chemist in the year 1904.
Sep 06 Karlo Arvi Kivimaa, Finnish writer (Groenende Cross) on this day in history.