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Historical Events In 1904

Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Oct 27   On this day in history new York City unveils the first electric subway, the IRT, linking the Brooklyn Bridge to midtown Manhattan.  

Oct 27   World's 1st subway, IRT (Interborough Rapid Transit), opens in NYC, subway/bus fare is set at one nickel (Bkln bridge-145 & Bdwy) on this day in history.  

Oct 27   World's 1st subway, the IRT (Interborough Rapid Transit), opens in NYC, subway/bus fare is set at one nickel on this day in history.  

Oct 28   Louis de Meester, composer in the year 1904.  

Oct 28   St Louis police try a new investigation method-fingerprints in the year 1904.  

Oct 29   1st intercity trucking service (Colorado City & Snyder, Texas) on this day in history.  

Oct 29   On this day in history the first intercity trucking service (Colorado City & Snyder, Texas)  

Oct 30   Alfred Gradstein, composer in the year 1904.  

Nov 01   George Bernard Shaws "John Bull's Other Island," premieres in London in the year 1904.  

Nov 01   In the year 1904 laura Laplante, St Louis MO, actress (Cat & Canary)  

Nov 02   British newspaper, "Daily Mirror," begins publishing in the year 1904.  

Nov 02   British newspaper, "The Daily Mirror" begins publishing in the year 1904.  

Nov 03   In the year 1904 gaston Henri Charles Antoine Serpette, composer, dies at 57  

Nov 03   Gideon Fagan, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 04   1st stadium built specifically for football (Harvard Stadium) on this day in history.  

Nov 04   Don Alvarado, [Jose Page], Albuquerque NM, actor (Captain Thunder) on this day in history.  

Nov 04   Jack Brown, cricketer (8 Tests for England 1894-99), dies in the year 1904.  

Nov 06   In the year 1904 selena Royale, NYC, actress (Date With Judy, Misleading Lady)  

Nov 08   On this day in history pres Theodore Roosevelt (R) defeats Alton B Parker (D)  

Nov 08   On this day in history president Theodore Roosevelt (R) defeats Alton B Parker (D)  

Nov 09   1st airplane flight to last more than 5 minutes in the year 1904.  

Nov 09   First airplane flight to last more than 5 minutes in the year 1904.  

Nov 10   On this day in history steven Geray, Uzhored Czechoslovakia, actor (French Line)  

Nov 11   In the year 1904 alger Hiss, State Department official hid papers in a pumpkin  

Nov 13   Gertrude Olmsted, Chicago IL, actress (The Monster) on this day in history.  

Nov 14   Alexey Semyonovich Zhivotov, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 15   King C Gillette patents Gillette razor blade on this day in history.  

Nov 15   In the year 1904 tilly Losch, Vienna Austria, actress (Garden of Allah)  

Nov 16   Eddie Condon, Goodland Ind, jazz guitarist (Eddie Condon's Floor Show) on this day in history.  

Nov 17   George Cohans musical "Little Johnny Jones," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Nov 17   Isamu Noguchi, sculptor (1963 Fine Arts Medal) on this day in history.  

Nov 18   General Esteban Huertas steps down after the government of Panama fears he wants to stage a coup on this day in history.  

Nov 18   On this day in history guido Santorsola, composer  

Nov 18   Justus van Maurik, cigar manufacturer/author/head of Red Guard, dies 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Ethan Allen, American baseball player (d. 1993) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1904 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   Erica Morini, Austrian violinist (d. 1995) was born in the year 1904.  

Jan 05   In the year 1904 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   In the year 1904 james Longstreet, Confederate general, dies at 82  

Jan 05   Karl A von Zittel, German geologist/paleontologist (Libya), dies at 64 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 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   In the year 1904 franz Coenen, composer, dies at 77  

Jan 26   John P R Tak, Dutch liberal politician, dies at 64 in the year 1904.  

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

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