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Historical Events In 1904

Thursday, 19 May 2022

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 23   Theodor Schaefer, composer in the year 1904.  

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

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

Jan 26   In the year 1904 douglas Evans, actor (South Pacific Trail)  

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

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   On this day in history 1st athletic letters given (Univ of Chicago football team)  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   S J Perelman, Brooklyn, author/humorist (Around the World in 80 Days) in the year 1904.  

Feb 02   Buzurg Alavi, Persian author (Panjah va sih nafar, Namal'ha) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 04   John Millington Synges "Well of Saints," premieres in Dublin in the year 1904.  

Feb 05   American occupation of Cuba ends on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1904 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) in the year 1904.  

Feb 08   Igor' Fyodorovich Belza, composer in the year 1904.  

Feb 08   Outbreak of hostilities in Russo-Japanese war in the year 1904.  

Feb 08   In the year 1904 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 in the year 1904.  

Feb 10   John Farrow, Sydney Aust, director/actor (Botany Bay, Wake Island) in the year 1904.  

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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   Ethan Allen, American baseball player (d. 1993) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   James Melton, Moultrie Ga, opera tenor (Ford Festival) was born in the year 1904.  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1904 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   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   In the year 1904 james Longstreet, Confederate general, dies at 82  

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

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

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 in the year 1904.  

Jan 24   On this day in history 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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