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Historical Events In 1904

Monday, 06 April 2020

Jan 21   In the year 1904 leos Janacek's opera "Jenufa," premieres in Brno  

Jan 22   George Balanchine, composer/choreographer [OS=Jan 9] in the year 1904.  

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   In the year 1904 theodor Schaefer, composer  

Jan 24   Franz Coenen, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   In the year 1904 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) in the year 1904.  

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   1st athletic letters given (Univ of Chicago football team) on this day in history.  

Jan 31   In the year 1904 bela Bartok's symphony "Kossuth," premieres  

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   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   On this day in history charlie "Pretty Boy" Floyd, FBI Most Wanted criminal  

Feb 04   Herman B Wiardi Beckman, Dutch politician (SDAP)/resistance fighter on this day in history.  

Feb 04   On this day in history john Millington Synges "Well of Saints," premieres in Dublin  

Feb 05   In the year 1904 american occupation of Cuba ends  

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   Baltimore catches fire (1500 buildings destroyed in 80 blocks) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1904 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of fazal Ilahi Chaudhry, Pakistani politician (d. 1982)  

Jan 01   Ethan Allen, American baseball player (d. 1993) was born in the year 1904.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of james Melton, Moultrie Ga, opera tenor (Ford Festival)  

Jan 02   Sally Rand, Hickory County MO, stripper (fan dance) was born in the year 1904.  

Jan 03   In the year 1904 birth of boris Kochno, Russian ballet dancer (La Chatte)  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1904 birth of jeane Dixon, American astrologer (d. 1997)  

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   James Longstreet, Confederate general, dies at 82 in the year 1904.  

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

Jan 09   Alfred Richard, cricketer (6 & 0 in only Test for S Af 1895-96), dies in the year 1904.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 24   On this day in history 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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