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Historical Events In 1904

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

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   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   On this day in history louis de Meester, composer  

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

Oct 29   In the year 1904 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   Alfred Gradstein, composer on this day in history.  

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

Nov 01   On this day in history laura Laplante, St Louis MO, actress (Cat & Canary)  

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

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   Gideon Fagan, composer on this day in history.  

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

Nov 04   In the year 1904 don Alvarado, [Jose Page], Albuquerque NM, actor (Captain Thunder)  

Nov 04   In the year 1904 jack Brown, cricketer (8 Tests for England 1894-99), dies  

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

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) in the year 1904.  

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

Nov 09   First airplane flight to last more than 5 minutes on this day in history.  

Nov 10   Steven Geray, Uzhored Czechoslovakia, actor (French Line) in the year 1904.  

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   In the year 1904 alexey Semyonovich Zhivotov, composer  

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

Nov 15   Tilly Losch, Vienna Austria, actress (Garden of Allah) in the year 1904.  

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

Nov 17   In the year 1904 george Cohans musical "Little Johnny Jones," premieres in NYC  

Nov 17   On this day in history isamu Noguchi, sculptor (1963 Fine Arts Medal)  

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 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1904 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   In the year 1904 birth of erica Morini, Vienna Austria, concert violinist (d. 1995)  

Famous Deaths In 1904

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   James Longstreet, Confederate general, dies at 82 in the year 1904.  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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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