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Historical Events In 1904

Sunday, 16 June 2019

Jan 21   Leos Janacek's opera "Jenufa," premieres in Brno on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   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   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   In the year 1904 1st athletic letters given (Univ of Chicago football team)  

Jan 31   On this day in history bela Bartok's symphony "Kossuth," premieres  

Jan 31   In the year 1904 e van Ruller, Dutch journalist/ARP-alderman/co-founder (Trouw)  

Feb 01   In the year 1904 peter PM Alberdingk Thijm, Dutch historian/writer, dies at 76  

Feb 01   In the year 1904 s J Perelman, Brooklyn, author/humorist (Around the World in 80 Days)  

Feb 02   On this day in history buzurg Alavi, Persian author (Panjah va sih nafar, Namal'ha)  

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   In the year 1904 john Millington Synges "Well of Saints," premieres in Dublin  

Feb 05   American occupation of Cuba ends on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history fire erupts in Baltimore, Maryland, burning for nearly 30 hours and destroying over 1500 buildings.  

Feb 07   On this day in history milton Krims, writer (Speed)  

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   On this day in history russo-Japanese War begins  

Feb 09   In the year 1904 japan declares war on Russia  

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   In the year 1904 john Farrow, Sydney Aust, director/actor (Botany Bay, Wake Island)  

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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   In the year 1904 birth of ethan Allen, American baseball player (d. 1993)  

Jan 02   James Melton, Moultrie Ga, opera tenor (Ford Festival) was born in the year 1904.  

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

Jan 03   Boris Kochno, Russian ballet dancer (La Chatte) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   Jeane Dixon, American astrologer (d. 1997) was born in the year 1904.  

Jan 05   Erica Morini, Vienna Austria, concert violinist (d. 1995) was born in the year 1904.  

Famous Deaths In 1904

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history james Longstreet, Confederate general, dies at 82  

Jan 05   In the year 1904 karl A von Zittel, German geologist/paleontologist (Libya), dies at 64  

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

Jan 10   In the year 1904 death of jean-Léon Gérôme, French painter and sculptor (b. 1824)  

Jan 15   Eduard Lassen, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1904.  

Jan 24   On this day in history franz Coenen, composer, dies at 77  

Jan 26   On this day in history john P R Tak, Dutch liberal politician, dies at 64  

Jan 27   Adam Minchejmer, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1904.  

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