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Historical Events In 1904

Friday, 16 November 2018

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) 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   On this day in history st Louis police try a new investigation method-fingerprints  

Oct 29   On this day in history 1st intercity trucking service (Colorado City & Snyder, Texas)  

Oct 29   The first intercity trucking service (Colorado City & Snyder, Texas) on this day in history.  

Oct 30   Alfred Gradstein, composer in the year 1904.  

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

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

Nov 03   In the year 1904 gaston Henri Charles Antoine Serpette, composer, dies at 57  

Nov 03   In the year 1904 gideon Fagan, composer  

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

Nov 04   Don Alvarado, [Jose Page], Albuquerque NM, actor (Captain Thunder) on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1904 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   First airplane flight to last more than 5 minutes on this day in history.  

Nov 10   Steven Geray, Uzhored Czechoslovakia, actor (French Line) on this day in history.  

Nov 11   In the year 1904 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   Alexey Semyonovich Zhivotov, composer in the year 1904.  

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

Nov 15   In the year 1904 tilly Losch, Vienna Austria, actress (Garden of Allah)  

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) on this day in history.  

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

Nov 18   In the year 1904 guido Santorsola, composer  

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   In the year 1904 birth of fazal Ilahi Chaudhry, Pakistani politician (d. 1982)  

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   Sally Rand, Hickory County MO, stripper (fan dance) was born in the year 1904.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   Erica Morini, Vienna Austria, concert violinist (d. 1995) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1904 eduard Lassen, composer, dies at 73  

Jan 24   Franz Coenen, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1904.  

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 on this day in history.  

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