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Historical Events In 1904

Tuesday, 21 January 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   On this day in history world's 1st subway, IRT (Interborough Rapid Transit), opens in NYC, subway/bus fare is set at one nickel (Bkln bridge-145 & Bdwy)  

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 in the year 1904.  

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

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

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

Oct 30   In the year 1904 alfred Gradstein, composer  

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

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

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

Nov 03   On this day in history gideon Fagan, composer  

Nov 04   In the year 1904 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   Selena Royale, NYC, actress (Date With Judy, Misleading Lady) in the year 1904.  

Nov 08   In the year 1904 pres Theodore Roosevelt (R) defeats Alton B Parker (D)  

Nov 08   President Theodore Roosevelt (R) defeats Alton B Parker (D) in the year 1904.  

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

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   On this day in history alger Hiss, State Department official hid papers in a pumpkin  

Nov 13   On this day in history gertrude Olmsted, Chicago IL, actress (The Monster)  

Nov 14   On this day in history 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   George Cohans musical "Little Johnny Jones," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Nov 17   In the year 1904 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   Guido Santorsola, composer in the year 1904.  

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   Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry, Pakistani politician (d. 1982) was born in the year 1904.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Boris Kochno, Russian ballet dancer (La Chatte) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Erica Morini, Austrian violinist (d. 1995) was born in the year 1904.  

Jan 05   Jeane Dixon, American astrologer (d. 1997) was born in the year 1904.  

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

Jan 05   Karl A von Zittel, German geologist/paleontologist (Libya), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history alfred Richard, cricketer (6 & 0 in only Test for S Af 1895-96), dies  

Jan 10   In the year 1904 death of jean-Léon Gérôme, French painter and sculptor (b. 1824)  

Jan 15   Eduard Lassen, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1904.  

Jan 24   Franz Coenen, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 27   On this day in history adam Minchejmer, composer, dies at 73  

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