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Historical Events In 1904

Thursday, 22 August 2019

Jan 21   Leos Janacek's opera "Jenufa," premieres in Brno on this day in history.  

Jan 22   On this day in history george Balanchine, composer/choreographer [OS=Jan 9]  

Jan 23   In the year 1904 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   On this day in history franz Coenen, composer, dies at 77  

Jan 25   179 die in coal mine explosion at Cheswick PA in the year 1904.  

Jan 25   179 die in coal mine explosion at Cheswick, Pennsylvania in the year 1904.  

Jan 25   On this day in history frans Goedhart, Dutch journalist/founder (Het Parool)  

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 in the year 1904.  

Jan 27   Adam Minchejmer, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1904.  

Jan 28   In the year 1904 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) on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Peter PM Alberdingk Thijm, Dutch historian/writer, dies at 76 in the year 1904.  

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   US blues singer Gertrude Pridgett marries comic William Rainey on this day in history.  

Feb 03   Charlie "Pretty Boy" Floyd, FBI Most Wanted criminal in the year 1904.  

Feb 04   On this day in history herman B Wiardi Beckman, Dutch politician (SDAP)/resistance fighter  

Feb 04   John Millington Synges "Well of Saints," premieres in Dublin in the year 1904.  

Feb 05   American occupation of Cuba ends on this day in history.  

Feb 06   On this day in history claudio Arrau, Chile, composer/pianist (Boston Symphony Orchestra)  

Feb 06   Russian-Japanese war began on this day in history.  

Feb 07   In the year 1904 baltimore catches fire (1500 buildings destroyed in 80 blocks)  

Feb 07   In the year 1904 fire erupts in Baltimore, Maryland, burning for nearly 30 hours and destroying over 1500 buildings.  

Feb 07   Milton Krims, writer (Speed) in the year 1904.  

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   Russo-Japanese War begins in the year 1904.  

Feb 09   Japan declares war on Russia on this day in history.  

Feb 10   Japan & Russia declares war after Japan's surprise attack on Russian fleet at Port Arthur disabled 7 Russian warships in the year 1904.  

Feb 10   On this day in history john Farrow, Sydney Aust, director/actor (Botany Bay, Wake Island)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1904

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of fazal Ilahi Chaudhry, Pakistani politician (d. 1982)  

Jan 01   In the year 1904 birth of ethan Allen, American baseball player (d. 1993)  

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 in the year 1904.  

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

Jan 05   Erica Morini, Austrian violinist (d. 1995) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Jeane Dixon, American astrologer (d. 1997) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of erica Morini, Vienna Austria, concert violinist (d. 1995)  

Famous Deaths In 1904

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history james Longstreet, Confederate general, dies at 82  

Jan 05   Karl A von Zittel, German geologist/paleontologist (Libya), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history alfred Richard, cricketer (6 & 0 in only Test for S Af 1895-96), dies  

Jan 10   On this day in history death of jean-Léon Gérôme, French painter and sculptor (b. 1824)  

Jan 15   Eduard Lassen, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1904.  

Jan 24   In the year 1904 franz Coenen, composer, dies at 77  

Jan 26   On this day in history john P R Tak, Dutch liberal politician, dies at 64  

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

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