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Historical Events In 1904

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

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

Jan 22   On this day in history 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 in the year 1904.  

Jan 23   Theodor Schaefer, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Franz Coenen, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1904.  

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

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

Jan 25   Frans Goedhart, Dutch journalist/founder (Het Parool) on this day in history.  

Jan 26   On this day in history douglas Evans, actor (South Pacific Trail)  

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.  

Jan 28   In the year 1904 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   1st athletic letters given (Univ of Chicago football team) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 31   On this day in history e van Ruller, Dutch journalist/ARP-alderman/co-founder (Trouw)  

Feb 01   On this day in history peter PM Alberdingk Thijm, Dutch historian/writer, dies at 76  

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   On this day in history uS blues singer Gertrude Pridgett marries comic William Rainey  

Feb 03   On this day in history charlie "Pretty Boy" Floyd, FBI Most Wanted criminal  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Baltimore catches fire (1500 buildings destroyed in 80 blocks) on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1904.  

Feb 08   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of sally Rand, Hickory County MO, stripper (fan dance)  

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

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

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

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   James Longstreet, Confederate general, dies at 82 in the year 1904.  

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   In the year 1904 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   Franz Coenen, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1904.  

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  

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