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Historical Events In 1904

Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Jan 21   On this day in history leos Janacek's opera "Jenufa," premieres in Brno  

Jan 22   In the year 1904 george Balanchine, composer/choreographer [OS=Jan 9]  

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 in the year 1904.  

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

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   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   1st college sports letters given to Seniors who played on U of Chicago's football team are awarded blankets with letter "C" on them on this day in history.  

Jan 29   1st athletic letters given (Univ of Chicago football team) on this day in history.  

Jan 31   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   S J Perelman, Brooklyn, author/humorist (Around the World in 80 Days) on this day in history.  

Feb 02   Buzurg Alavi, Persian author (Panjah va sih nafar, Namal'ha) in the year 1904.  

Feb 02   US blues singer Gertrude Pridgett marries comic William Rainey on this day in history.  

Feb 03   Charlie "Pretty Boy" Floyd, FBI Most Wanted criminal in the year 1904.  

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

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   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   On this day in history 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   Milton Krims, writer (Speed) in the year 1904.  

Feb 08   Igor' Fyodorovich Belza, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 08   On this day in history outbreak of hostilities in Russo-Japanese war  

Feb 08   Russo-Japanese War begins on this day in history.  

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   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   Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry, Pakistani politician (d. 1982) was born in the year 1904.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of ethan Allen, American baseball player (d. 1993)  

Jan 02   In the year 1904 birth of james Melton, Moultrie Ga, opera tenor (Ford Festival)  

Jan 02   Sally Rand, Hickory County MO, stripper (fan dance) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of boris Kochno, Russian ballet dancer (La Chatte)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of erica Morini, Austrian violinist (d. 1995)  

Jan 05   Jeane Dixon, American astrologer (d. 1997) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1904 birth of erica Morini, Vienna Austria, concert violinist (d. 1995)  

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   On this day in history alfred Richard, cricketer (6 & 0 in only Test for S Af 1895-96), dies  

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   In the year 1904 franz Coenen, composer, dies at 77  

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.  

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