Historical Events In 1904
Thursday, 20 February 2020
Jan 21 Leos Janacek's opera "Jenufa," premieres in Brno in the year 1904.
Jan 22 In the year 1904 george Balanchine, composer/choreographer [OS=Jan 9]
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 Franz Coenen, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
Jan 25 179 die in coal mine explosion at Cheswick PA on this day in history.
Jan 25 179 die in coal mine explosion at Cheswick, Pennsylvania on this day in history.
Jan 25 Frans Goedhart, Dutch journalist/founder (Het Parool) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1904 adam Minchejmer, composer, dies at 73
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 In the year 1904 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) on this day in history.
Feb 02 In the year 1904 uS blues singer Gertrude Pridgett marries comic William Rainey
Feb 03 In the year 1904 charlie "Pretty Boy" Floyd, FBI Most Wanted criminal
Feb 04 On this day in history herman B Wiardi Beckman, Dutch politician (SDAP)/resistance fighter
Feb 04 On this day in history john Millington Synges "Well of Saints," premieres in Dublin
Feb 05 American occupation of Cuba ends in the year 1904.
Feb 06 In the year 1904 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) in the year 1904.
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) in the year 1904.
Feb 08 Igor' Fyodorovich Belza, composer on this day in history.
Feb 08 Outbreak of hostilities in Russo-Japanese war in the year 1904.
Feb 08 Russo-Japanese War begins on this day in history.
Feb 09 On this day in history 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.