Historical Events In 1904
Thursday, 06 May 2021
Jan 21 In the year 1904 leos Janacek's opera "Jenufa," premieres in Brno
Jan 22 On this day in history 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 Theodor Schaefer, composer on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 179 die in coal mine explosion at Cheswick, Pennsylvania
Jan 25 In the year 1904 frans Goedhart, Dutch journalist/founder (Het Parool)
Jan 26 In the year 1904 douglas Evans, actor (South Pacific Trail)
Jan 26 In the year 1904 john P R Tak, Dutch liberal politician, dies at 64
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 In the year 1904 1st athletic letters given (Univ of Chicago football team)
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 on this day in history.
Feb 01 In the year 1904 s J Perelman, Brooklyn, author/humorist (Around the World in 80 Days)
Feb 02 In the year 1904 buzurg Alavi, Persian author (Panjah va sih nafar, Namal'ha)
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 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 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 On this day in history 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) on this day in history.
Feb 08 In the year 1904 igor' Fyodorovich Belza, composer
Feb 08 Outbreak of hostilities in Russo-Japanese war on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Feb 10 In the year 1904 john Farrow, Sydney Aust, director/actor (Botany Bay, Wake Island)