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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)  

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

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

Jan 03   In the year 1904 birth of boris Kochno, Russian ballet dancer (La Chatte)  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1904 birth of jeane Dixon, American astrologer (d. 1997)  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history karl A von Zittel, German geologist/paleontologist (Libya), dies at 64  

Jan 09   Alfred Richard, cricketer (6 & 0 in only Test for S Af 1895-96), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Jean-Léon Gérôme, French painter and sculptor (b. 1824) died on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Eduard Lassen, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Franz Coenen, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   John P R Tak, Dutch liberal politician, dies at 64 in the year 1904.  

Jan 27   In the year 1904 adam Minchejmer, composer, dies at 73  

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