Historical Events In 1904
Thursday, 19 May 2022
Jan 21 On this day in history leos Janacek's opera "Jenufa," premieres in Brno
Jan 22 On this day in history george Balanchine, composer/choreographer [OS=Jan 9]
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 in the year 1904.
Jan 24 Franz Coenen, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
Jan 25 On this day in history 179 die in coal mine explosion at Cheswick PA
Jan 25 In the year 1904 179 die in coal mine explosion at Cheswick, Pennsylvania
Jan 25 Frans Goedhart, Dutch journalist/founder (Het Parool) on this day in history.
Jan 26 In the year 1904 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 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 On this day in history 1st athletic letters given (Univ of Chicago football team)
Jan 31 In the year 1904 bela Bartok's symphony "Kossuth," premieres
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 on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
Feb 02 US blues singer Gertrude Pridgett marries comic William Rainey in the year 1904.
Feb 03 Charlie "Pretty Boy" Floyd, FBI Most Wanted criminal on this day in history.
Feb 04 Herman B Wiardi Beckman, Dutch politician (SDAP)/resistance fighter on this day in history.
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 In the year 1904 claudio Arrau, Chile, composer/pianist (Boston Symphony Orchestra)
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 in the year 1904.
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 In the year 1904 russo-Japanese War begins
Feb 09 In the year 1904 japan declares war on Russia
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 John Farrow, Sydney Aust, director/actor (Botany Bay, Wake Island) in the year 1904.