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Historical Events In 1904

Sunday, 07 March 2021

Oct 27   In the year 1904 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 in the year 1904.  

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

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

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

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

Oct 30   Alfred Gradstein, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 01   On this day in history george Bernard Shaws "John Bull's Other Island," premieres in London  

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

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

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

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

Nov 04   On this day in history jack Brown, cricketer (8 Tests for England 1894-99), dies  

Nov 06   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 10   On this day in history steven Geray, Uzhored Czechoslovakia, actor (French Line)  

Nov 11   Alger Hiss, State Department official hid papers in a pumpkin in the year 1904.  

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 in the year 1904.  

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   On this day in history george Cohans musical "Little Johnny Jones," premieres in NYC  

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

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of ethan Allen, American baseball player (d. 1993)  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of sally Rand, Hickory County MO, stripper (fan dance)  

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   In the year 1904 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   In the year 1904 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Jean-Léon Gérôme, French painter and sculptor (b. 1824) died on this day in history.  

Jan 15   On this day in history eduard Lassen, composer, dies at 73  

Jan 24   In the year 1904 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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