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Historical Events In 1904

Friday, 17 January 2020

Feb 11   In the year 1904 henry R LaBouisse, headed UNICEF (1965-79)  

Feb 12   On this day in history ted Mack, Denver Colo, TV host (Original Amateur Hour)  

Feb 14   Charles William Oatley, electrical engineer on this day in history.  

Feb 15   Antonin Magne, French bicyclist (Tour de France 1931, 34) in the year 1904.  

Feb 16   On this day in history ellis Achong, cricketer (West Indian SLA, 8 wickets in 6 Tests)  

Feb 17   In the year 1904 albert Kuyle, [Louis Kuitenbrouwer], Dutch writer (Jesus' Robe)  

Feb 17   Giacomo Puccini's opera "Madama Butterfly," premieres in Milan in the year 1904.  

Feb 19   Havank, [HF vqan der Kallen], Dutch thriller writer (St Eustache) on this day in history.  

Feb 20   On this day in history aleksei N Kosygin, Soviet premier (1964-80)  

Feb 20   Gustav Adolf Heinze, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1904.  

Feb 20   The birth of Alexei Kosygin, Former Prime Minister of the USSR in the year 1904.  

Feb 21   On this day in history armand Preud'homme, Flemish organist/poet  

Feb 21   National Ski Association forms in Ishpeming Mich on this day in history.  

Feb 21   The National Ski Association of America is founded in the year 1904.  

Feb 22   The United Kingdom sells a meteorological station on the South Orkney Islands to Argentina, the islands are subsequently claimed by the United Kingdom in 1908 on this day in history.  

Feb 23   Control of Panama Canal Zone acquired by US for $10 million in the year 1904.  

Feb 23   On this day in history leopold Trepper, Polish/Israeli spy/founded (CP Palestina)  

Feb 23   US acquired control of the Panama Canal Zone for $10 million in the year 1904.  

Feb 25   Adelle Davis, author (Lets Stay Healthy)/nutritionist (died of cancer) on this day in history.  

Feb 25   J M Synge's "Riders to the Sea" opens at Irish Natl Theater Society on this day in history.  

Feb 27   James Thomas Farrell, US, author (Studs Lonigan trilogy) on this day in history.  

Feb 28   In the year 1904 vincent d'Indy's 2nd Symphony in B, premieres  

Feb 29   Alan Richardson, composer in the year 1904.  

Feb 29   On this day in history president Theodore Roosevelt appoints a seven-man commission to oversee completion of the Panama Canal.  

Feb 29   On this day in history the birth of Jimmy Dorsey, US bandleader  

Feb 29   Theodore Roosevelt, appoints 7 man committee to study Panama Canal on this day in history.  

Mar 01   England regains cricket Ashes taking a 3-1 series lead v Australia on this day in history.  

Mar 01   England regains cricket Ashes taking a 3-1 series lead vs Australia in the year 1904.  

Mar 01   Glenn Miller a great bandleader was born on this day in history.  

Mar 01   Glenn Miller, bandleader (Glenn Miller Orchestra-In the Mood) in the year 1904.  

Mar 01   The birth of Glenn Miller, American bandleader in the year 1904.  

Mar 02   On this day in history "Official Playing Rules of Professional Base Ball Clubs" adopted  

Mar 02   Dr Seuss, [Theodor Geisel], children's author (Horton Hears a Who!) on this day in history.  

Mar 03   On this day in history kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany becomes the first person to make a sound recording of a political document, using Thomas Edison's cylinder.  

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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   James Melton, Moultrie Ga, opera tenor (Ford Festival) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   Boris Kochno, Russian ballet dancer (La Chatte) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 10   In the year 1904 death of jean-Léon Gérôme, French painter and sculptor (b. 1824)  

Jan 15   In the year 1904 eduard Lassen, composer, dies at 73  

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   Adam Minchejmer, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1904.  

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