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Historical Events In 1904

Wednesday, 24 April 2019

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   Aleksei N Romanov, son of tsar Nicolas II [OS=July 30] in the year 1904.  

Aug 13   On this day in history charles "Buddy" Rogers, Olathe KS, actor (Wings)  

Aug 15   Bill Baird, Grand Is Nebr, puppeteer (Kukla Fran & Ollie, Muppet Show) on this day in history.  

Aug 16   NYC begins building Grand Central Station on this day in history.  

Aug 16   Wendell Stanley, biochemist, 1st to crystallize a virus (Nobel 1946) in the year 1904.  

Aug 17   On this day in history boston's Jesse Tannehell no-hits Chic White Sox, 6-0  

Aug 18   Chris Watson resigns as Prime Minister of Australia and is succeeded by George Reid on this day in history.  

Aug 18   Max Factor Jr, CEO (Max Factor Cosmetics) on this day in history.  

Aug 19   In the year 1904 ted Nightingale, former colonial governor  

Aug 20   Jaap [Jacob AW] Burger, chairman (PvdA) in the year 1904.  

Aug 21   On this day in history the birth of Count Baise, US bandleader and jazz player  

Aug 21   On this day in history [William] Count Basie, Red Bank NJ, jazz musician (Blazing Saddles)  

Aug 22   In the year 1904 deng Xiaoping, Chinese party leader (1976-1983)  

Aug 23   Automobile tire chain patented on this day in history.  

Aug 24   In the year 1904 24th US Mens Tennis: Holcombe Ward beats William Clothier (108 64 97)  

Aug 24   In the year 1904 rod Redwing, NY, actor (Buffalo Bill in Tomahawk Territory)  

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

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

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

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

Aug 29   In the year 1904 3rd modern Olympic Games opens in St Louis  

Aug 29   In the year 1904 murad V, sultan of Turkey (1876), dies  

Aug 29   In the year 1904 werner Forssman, German urologist (Nobel 1956)  

Aug 30   On this day in history 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   On this day in history johnny Mack Brown, Dothan AL, actor (Lawman is Born, Back Trail)  

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 in the year 1904.  

Sep 04   On this day in history dali Lama signs treaty allowing British commerce in Tibet  

Sep 04   In the year 1904 julian Hill, research chemist  

Sep 06   Karlo Arvi Kivimaa, Finnish writer (Groenende Cross) on this day in history.  

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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 in the year 1904.  

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

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   Jeane Dixon, American astrologer (d. 1997) was born in the year 1904.  

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   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 in the year 1904.  

Jan 10   Jean-Léon Gérôme, French painter and sculptor (b. 1824) died in the year 1904.  

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

Jan 24   In the year 1904 franz Coenen, composer, dies at 77  

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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