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Historical Events In 1904

Wednesday, 01 April 2020

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

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) in the year 1904.  

Oct 27   World's 1st subway, the IRT (Interborough Rapid Transit), opens in NYC, subway/bus fare is set at one nickel in the year 1904.  

Oct 28   Louis de Meester, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 28   In the year 1904 st Louis police try a new investigation method-fingerprints  

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

Oct 29   The first intercity trucking service (Colorado City & Snyder, Texas) in the year 1904.  

Oct 30   On this day in history alfred Gradstein, composer  

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

Nov 01   Laura Laplante, St Louis MO, actress (Cat & Canary) in the year 1904.  

Nov 02   On this day in history british newspaper, "Daily Mirror," begins publishing  

Nov 02   In the year 1904 british newspaper, "The Daily Mirror" begins publishing  

Nov 03   Gaston Henri Charles Antoine Serpette, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Nov 03   In the year 1904 gideon Fagan, composer  

Nov 04   1st stadium built specifically for football (Harvard Stadium) in the year 1904.  

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   Selena Royale, NYC, actress (Date With Judy, Misleading Lady) in the year 1904.  

Nov 08   Pres Theodore Roosevelt (R) defeats Alton B Parker (D) on this day in history.  

Nov 08   President Theodore Roosevelt (R) defeats Alton B Parker (D) on this day in history.  

Nov 09   On this day in history 1st airplane flight to last more than 5 minutes  

Nov 09   On this day in history first airplane flight to last more than 5 minutes  

Nov 10   Steven Geray, Uzhored Czechoslovakia, actor (French Line) on this day in history.  

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

Nov 13   In the year 1904 gertrude Olmsted, Chicago IL, actress (The Monster)  

Nov 14   On this day in history alexey Semyonovich Zhivotov, composer  

Nov 15   In the year 1904 king C Gillette patents Gillette razor blade  

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) in the year 1904.  

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   Guido Santorsola, composer in the year 1904.  

Nov 18   Justus van Maurik, cigar manufacturer/author/head of Red Guard, dies in the year 1904.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1904

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1904 birth of fazal Ilahi Chaudhry, Pakistani politician (d. 1982)  

Jan 01   Ethan Allen, American baseball player (d. 1993) was born in the year 1904.  

Jan 02   James Melton, Moultrie Ga, opera tenor (Ford Festival) was born in the year 1904.  

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   Erica Morini, Austrian violinist (d. 1995) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   Erica Morini, Vienna Austria, concert violinist (d. 1995) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1904 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   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   In the year 1904 adam Minchejmer, composer, dies at 73  

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