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Historical Events In 1904

Friday, 22 March 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 on this day in history.  

Oct 28   St Louis police try a new investigation method-fingerprints on this day in history.  

Oct 29   In the year 1904 1st intercity trucking service (Colorado City & Snyder, Texas)  

Oct 29   On this day in history 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 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   On this day in history 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   1st stadium built specifically for football (Harvard Stadium) on this day in history.  

Nov 04   On this day in history don Alvarado, [Jose Page], Albuquerque NM, actor (Captain Thunder)  

Nov 04   Jack Brown, cricketer (8 Tests for England 1894-99), dies on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1904.  

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

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   Tilly Losch, Vienna Austria, actress (Garden of Allah) on this day in history.  

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

Nov 17   George Cohans musical "Little Johnny Jones," premieres in NYC in the year 1904.  

Nov 17   Isamu Noguchi, sculptor (1963 Fine Arts Medal) in the year 1904.  

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

Nov 18   Guido Santorsola, composer in the year 1904.  

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

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   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   Jean-Léon Gérôme, French painter and sculptor (b. 1824) died on this day in history.  

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   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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