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Historical Events In 1904

Friday, 22 November 2019

Oct 27   New York City unveils the first electric subway, the IRT, linking the Brooklyn Bridge to midtown Manhattan in the year 1904.  

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   On this day in history world's 1st subway, the IRT (Interborough Rapid Transit), opens in NYC, subway/bus fare is set at one nickel  

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

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

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

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

Oct 30   In the year 1904 alfred Gradstein, composer  

Nov 01   George Bernard Shaws "John Bull's Other Island," premieres in London on this day in history.  

Nov 01   Laura Laplante, St Louis MO, actress (Cat & Canary) on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 03   On this day in history gaston Henri Charles Antoine Serpette, composer, dies at 57  

Nov 03   In the year 1904 gideon Fagan, composer  

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

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1904.  

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

Nov 16   In the year 1904 eddie Condon, Goodland Ind, jazz guitarist (Eddie Condon's Floor Show)  

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) in the year 1904.  

Nov 18   General Esteban Huertas steps down after the government of Panama fears he wants to stage a coup in the year 1904.  

Nov 18   Guido Santorsola, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 18   On this day in history justus van Maurik, cigar manufacturer/author/head of Red Guard, dies  

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Famous Birthdays In 1904

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of fazal Ilahi Chaudhry, Pakistani politician (d. 1982)  

Jan 01   In the year 1904 birth of ethan Allen, American baseball player (d. 1993)  

Jan 02   In the year 1904 birth of james Melton, Moultrie Ga, opera tenor (Ford Festival)  

Jan 02   Sally Rand, Hickory County MO, stripper (fan dance) was born in the year 1904.  

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   Erica Morini, Vienna Austria, concert violinist (d. 1995) was born in the year 1904.  

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   In the year 1904 death of jean-Léon Gérôme, French painter and sculptor (b. 1824)  

Jan 15   In the year 1904 eduard Lassen, composer, dies at 73  

Jan 24   On this day in history franz Coenen, composer, dies at 77  

Jan 26   In the year 1904 john P R Tak, Dutch liberal politician, dies at 64  

Jan 27   Adam Minchejmer, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1904.  

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