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Historical Events In 1904

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

Aug 11   German-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa on this day in history.  

Aug 11   On this day in history jess Stacy, pianist  

Aug 12   On this day in history aleksei N Romanov, son of tsar Nicolas II [OS=July 30]  

Aug 13   In the year 1904 charles "Buddy" Rogers, Olathe KS, actor (Wings)  

Aug 15   On this day in history 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   In the year 1904 boston's Jesse Tannehell no-hits Chic White Sox, 6-0  

Aug 18   In the year 1904 chris Watson resigns as Prime Minister of Australia and is succeeded by George Reid.  

Aug 18   On this day in history max Factor Jr, CEO (Max Factor Cosmetics)  

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   The birth of Count Baise, US bandleader and jazz player on this day in history.  

Aug 21   [William] Count Basie, Red Bank NJ, jazz musician (Blazing Saddles) in the year 1904.  

Aug 22   Deng Xiaoping, Chinese party leader (1976-1983) on this day in history.  

Aug 23   On this day in history 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   Rod Redwing, NY, actor (Buffalo Bill in Tomahawk Territory) on this day in history.  

Aug 25   James J Jeffries TKOs Jack Munroe in 2 for heavyweight boxing title in the year 1904.  

Aug 25   Jim Jefferies KOsJack Munroe & retains boxing heavyweight title on this day in history.  

Aug 26   Christopher W Bradshaw-Isherwood, Brit/US writer (Goodbye to Berlin) on this day in history.  

Aug 28   The first jail sentence for speeding in an automobile is pronounced in Newport, RI in the year 1904.  

Aug 29   On this day in history 3rd modern Olympic Games opens in St Louis  

Aug 29   Murad V, sultan of Turkey (1876), dies on this day in history.  

Aug 29   On this day in history werner Forssman, German urologist (Nobel 1956)  

Aug 30   Kate Fanny Loder, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Aug 30   Thomas Hicks wins 3rd Olympics marathon (3:28:53.0) (40 km) in the year 1904.  

Sep 01   Johnny Mack Brown, Dothan AL, actor (Lawman is Born, Back Trail) on this day in history.  

Sep 02   On this day in history vera Vague, [Barbara Jo Allen], NYC, actress (Follow the Leader)  

Sep 03   St Louis Olympics close in the year 1904.  

Sep 03   St Louis Olympics closes in the year 1904.  

Sep 04   In the year 1904 dali Lama signs treaty allowing British commerce in Tibet  

Sep 04   Julian Hill, research chemist in the year 1904.  

Sep 06   On this day in history karlo Arvi Kivimaa, Finnish writer (Groenende Cross)  

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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   Ethan Allen, American baseball player (d. 1993) was born in the year 1904.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of erica Morini, Austrian violinist (d. 1995)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of jeane Dixon, American astrologer (d. 1997)  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1904.  

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

Jan 15   Eduard Lassen, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1904.  

Jan 24   Franz Coenen, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   John P R Tak, Dutch liberal politician, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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

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