Historical Events In 1904
Sunday, 16 June 2019
Jan 21 Leos Janacek's opera "Jenufa," premieres in Brno on this day in history.
Jan 22 George Balanchine, composer/choreographer [OS=Jan 9] in the year 1904.
Jan 23 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 on this day in history.
Jan 23 Theodor Schaefer, composer on this day in history.
Jan 24 Franz Coenen, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
Jan 25 179 die in coal mine explosion at Cheswick PA on this day in history.
Jan 25 On this day in history 179 die in coal mine explosion at Cheswick, Pennsylvania
Jan 25 In the year 1904 frans Goedhart, Dutch journalist/founder (Het Parool)
Jan 26 On this day in history douglas Evans, actor (South Pacific Trail)
Jan 26 John P R Tak, Dutch liberal politician, dies at 64 in the year 1904.
Jan 27 Adam Minchejmer, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
Jan 28 1st college sports letters given to Seniors who played on U of Chicago's football team are awarded blankets with letter "C" on them in the year 1904.
Jan 29 In the year 1904 1st athletic letters given (Univ of Chicago football team)
Jan 31 On this day in history bela Bartok's symphony "Kossuth," premieres
Jan 31 In the year 1904 e van Ruller, Dutch journalist/ARP-alderman/co-founder (Trouw)
Feb 01 In the year 1904 peter PM Alberdingk Thijm, Dutch historian/writer, dies at 76
Feb 01 In the year 1904 s J Perelman, Brooklyn, author/humorist (Around the World in 80 Days)
Feb 02 On this day in history buzurg Alavi, Persian author (Panjah va sih nafar, Namal'ha)
Feb 02 In the year 1904 uS blues singer Gertrude Pridgett marries comic William Rainey
Feb 03 In the year 1904 charlie "Pretty Boy" Floyd, FBI Most Wanted criminal
Feb 04 On this day in history herman B Wiardi Beckman, Dutch politician (SDAP)/resistance fighter
Feb 04 In the year 1904 john Millington Synges "Well of Saints," premieres in Dublin
Feb 05 American occupation of Cuba ends on this day in history.
Feb 06 Claudio Arrau, Chile, composer/pianist (Boston Symphony Orchestra) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history milton Krims, writer (Speed)
Feb 08 Igor' Fyodorovich Belza, composer in the year 1904.
Feb 08 Outbreak of hostilities in Russo-Japanese war in the year 1904.
Feb 08 On this day in history russo-Japanese War begins
Feb 09 In the year 1904 japan declares war on Russia
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 In the year 1904 john Farrow, Sydney Aust, director/actor (Botany Bay, Wake Island)