Historical Events In 1904
Wednesday, 08 July 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 in the year 1904.
Jan 25 179 die in coal mine explosion at Cheswick PA in the year 1904.
Jan 25 179 die in coal mine explosion at Cheswick, Pennsylvania in the year 1904.
Jan 25 On this day in history frans Goedhart, Dutch journalist/founder (Het Parool)
Jan 26 Douglas Evans, actor (South Pacific Trail) on this day in history.
Jan 26 John P R Tak, Dutch liberal politician, dies at 64 on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1904 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 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) 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 Japan declares war on Russia in the year 1904.
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 On this day in history john Farrow, Sydney Aust, director/actor (Botany Bay, Wake Island)