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Historical Events In 1904

Tuesday, 21 May 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   In the year 1904 world's 1st subway, the IRT (Interborough Rapid Transit), opens in NYC, subway/bus fare is set at one nickel  

Oct 28   In the year 1904 louis de Meester, composer  

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

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) on this day in history.  

Oct 30   On this day in history alfred Gradstein, composer  

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

Nov 02   British newspaper, "The Daily Mirror" begins publishing on this day in history.  

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

Nov 03   Gideon Fagan, composer in the year 1904.  

Nov 04   In the year 1904 1st stadium built specifically for football (Harvard Stadium)  

Nov 04   Don Alvarado, [Jose Page], Albuquerque NM, actor (Captain Thunder) in the year 1904.  

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   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   In the year 1904 1st airplane flight to last more than 5 minutes  

Nov 09   In the year 1904 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   On this day in history alger Hiss, State Department official hid papers in a pumpkin  

Nov 13   Gertrude Olmsted, Chicago IL, actress (The Monster) in the year 1904.  

Nov 14   Alexey Semyonovich Zhivotov, composer in the year 1904.  

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   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) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 01   Ethan Allen, American baseball player (d. 1993) was born in the year 1904.  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1904 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   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   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   In the year 1904 alfred Richard, cricketer (6 & 0 in only Test for S Af 1895-96), dies  

Jan 10   Jean-Léon Gérôme, French painter and sculptor (b. 1824) died in the year 1904.  

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

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

Jan 26   John P R Tak, Dutch liberal politician, dies at 64 in the year 1904.  

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

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