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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.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   Sally Rand, Hickory County MO, stripper (fan dance) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of boris Kochno, Russian ballet dancer (La Chatte)  

Jan 05   Erica Morini, Austrian violinist (d. 1995) was born in the year 1904.  

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   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   On this day in history 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 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   John P R Tak, Dutch liberal politician, dies at 64 in the year 1904.  

Jan 27   In the year 1904 adam Minchejmer, composer, dies at 73  

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