Historical Events In 1904
Tuesday, 29 September 2020
Jan 21 Leos Janacek's opera "Jenufa," premieres in Brno in the year 1904.
Jan 22 George Balanchine, composer/choreographer [OS=Jan 9] on this day in history.
Jan 23 On this day in history Ålesund Fire: the Norwegian coastal town Ålesund is devastated by fire, leaving 10,000 people homeless and one person dead. Kaiser Wilhelm II funds the rebuilding of the town in Jugendstil style.
Jan 23 On this day in history theodor Schaefer, composer
Jan 24 In the year 1904 franz Coenen, composer, dies at 77
Jan 25 In the year 1904 179 die in coal mine explosion at Cheswick PA
Jan 25 179 die in coal mine explosion at Cheswick, Pennsylvania in the year 1904.
Jan 25 Frans Goedhart, Dutch journalist/founder (Het Parool) on this day in history.
Jan 26 Douglas Evans, actor (South Pacific Trail) on this day in history.
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 in the year 1904.
Jan 28 On this day in history 1st college sports letters given to Seniors who played on U of Chicago's football team are awarded blankets with letter "C" on them
Jan 29 1st athletic letters given (Univ of Chicago football team) on this day in history.
Jan 31 Bela Bartok's symphony "Kossuth," premieres in the year 1904.
Jan 31 E van Ruller, Dutch journalist/ARP-alderman/co-founder (Trouw) in the year 1904.
Feb 01 In the year 1904 peter PM Alberdingk Thijm, Dutch historian/writer, dies at 76
Feb 01 S J Perelman, Brooklyn, author/humorist (Around the World in 80 Days) in the year 1904.
Feb 02 On this day in history buzurg Alavi, Persian author (Panjah va sih nafar, Namal'ha)
Feb 02 On this day in history uS blues singer Gertrude Pridgett marries comic William Rainey
Feb 03 On this day in history charlie "Pretty Boy" Floyd, FBI Most Wanted criminal
Feb 04 Herman B Wiardi Beckman, Dutch politician (SDAP)/resistance fighter in the year 1904.
Feb 04 John Millington Synges "Well of Saints," premieres in Dublin in the year 1904.
Feb 05 On this day in history american occupation of Cuba ends
Feb 06 Claudio Arrau, Chile, composer/pianist (Boston Symphony Orchestra) in the year 1904.
Feb 06 Russian-Japanese war began in the year 1904.
Feb 07 In the year 1904 baltimore catches fire (1500 buildings destroyed in 80 blocks)
Feb 07 On this day in history fire erupts in Baltimore, Maryland, burning for nearly 30 hours and destroying over 1500 buildings.
Feb 07 In the year 1904 milton Krims, writer (Speed)
Feb 08 Igor' Fyodorovich Belza, composer in the year 1904.
Feb 08 On this day in history outbreak of hostilities in Russo-Japanese war
Feb 08 In the year 1904 russo-Japanese War begins
Feb 09 Japan declares war on Russia in the year 1904.
Feb 10 In the year 1904 japan & Russia declares war after Japan's surprise attack on Russian fleet at Port Arthur disabled 7 Russian warships
Feb 10 John Farrow, Sydney Aust, director/actor (Botany Bay, Wake Island) on this day in history.