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Historical Events In 1904

Thursday, 25 February 2021

Jan 21   In the year 1904 leos Janacek's opera "Jenufa," premieres in Brno  

Jan 22   George Balanchine, composer/choreographer [OS=Jan 9] on this day in history.  

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

Jan 25   179 die in coal mine explosion at Cheswick PA on this day in history.  

Jan 25   In the year 1904 179 die in coal mine explosion at Cheswick, Pennsylvania  

Jan 25   Frans Goedhart, Dutch journalist/founder (Het Parool) in the year 1904.  

Jan 26   Douglas Evans, actor (South Pacific Trail) on this day in history.  

Jan 26   In the year 1904 john P R Tak, Dutch liberal politician, dies at 64  

Jan 27   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   1st athletic letters given (Univ of Chicago football team) in the year 1904.  

Jan 31   In the year 1904 bela Bartok's symphony "Kossuth," premieres  

Jan 31   E van Ruller, Dutch journalist/ARP-alderman/co-founder (Trouw) in the year 1904.  

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) on this day in history.  

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   John Millington Synges "Well of Saints," premieres in Dublin in the year 1904.  

Feb 05   On this day in history american occupation of Cuba ends  

Feb 06   In the year 1904 claudio Arrau, Chile, composer/pianist (Boston Symphony Orchestra)  

Feb 06   Russian-Japanese war began in the year 1904.  

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   In the year 1904 milton Krims, writer (Speed)  

Feb 08   On this day in history igor' Fyodorovich Belza, composer  

Feb 08   In the year 1904 outbreak of hostilities in Russo-Japanese war  

Feb 08   On this day in history russo-Japanese War begins  

Feb 09   In the year 1904 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)  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Ethan Allen, American baseball player (d. 1993) was born in the year 1904.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of james Melton, Moultrie Ga, opera tenor (Ford Festival)  

Jan 02   In the year 1904 birth of sally Rand, Hickory County MO, stripper (fan dance)  

Jan 03   Boris Kochno, Russian ballet dancer (La Chatte) was born in the year 1904.  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of jeane Dixon, American astrologer (d. 1997)  

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

Famous Deaths In 1904

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   James Longstreet, Confederate general, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Karl A von Zittel, German geologist/paleontologist (Libya), dies at 64 in the year 1904.  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history death of jean-Léon Gérôme, French painter and sculptor (b. 1824)  

Jan 15   On this day in history eduard Lassen, composer, dies at 73  

Jan 24   In the year 1904 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 on this day in history.  

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