Historical Events In 1904
Monday, 18 February 2019
Jan 21 Leos Janacek's opera "Jenufa," premieres in Brno in the year 1904.
Jan 22 George Balanchine, composer/choreographer [OS=Jan 9] in the year 1904.
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 Theodor Schaefer, composer on this day in history.
Jan 24 Franz Coenen, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1904.
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 Frans Goedhart, Dutch journalist/founder (Het Parool) in the year 1904.
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 On this day in history 1st athletic letters given (Univ of Chicago football team)
Jan 31 Bela Bartok's symphony "Kossuth," premieres on this day in history.
Jan 31 In the year 1904 e van Ruller, Dutch journalist/ARP-alderman/co-founder (Trouw)
Feb 01 Peter PM Alberdingk Thijm, Dutch historian/writer, dies at 76 in the year 1904.
Feb 01 S J Perelman, Brooklyn, author/humorist (Around the World in 80 Days) in the year 1904.
Feb 02 Buzurg Alavi, Persian author (Panjah va sih nafar, Namal'ha) in the year 1904.
Feb 02 In the year 1904 uS blues singer Gertrude Pridgett marries comic William Rainey
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 In the year 1904 john Millington Synges "Well of Saints," premieres in Dublin
Feb 05 American occupation of Cuba ends in the year 1904.
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 Fire erupts in Baltimore, Maryland, burning for nearly 30 hours and destroying over 1500 buildings on this day in history.
Feb 07 Milton Krims, writer (Speed) on this day in history.
Feb 08 In the year 1904 igor' Fyodorovich Belza, composer
Feb 08 On this day in history outbreak of hostilities in Russo-Japanese war
Feb 08 Russo-Japanese War begins in the year 1904.
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) in the year 1904.