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Historical Events In 1904

Sunday, 20 September 2020

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

Feb 12   In the year 1904 ted Mack, Denver Colo, TV host (Original Amateur Hour)  

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

Feb 15   On this day in history antonin Magne, French bicyclist (Tour de France 1931, 34)  

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

Feb 17   Albert Kuyle, [Louis Kuitenbrouwer], Dutch writer (Jesus' Robe) in the year 1904.  

Feb 17   Giacomo Puccini's opera "Madama Butterfly," premieres in Milan on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1904 gustav Adolf Heinze, composer, dies at 83  

Feb 20   On this day in history the birth of Alexei Kosygin, Former Prime Minister of the USSR  

Feb 21   In the year 1904 armand Preud'homme, Flemish organist/poet  

Feb 21   National Ski Association forms in Ishpeming Mich in the year 1904.  

Feb 21   On this day in history the National Ski Association of America is founded.  

Feb 22   On this day in history 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.  

Feb 23   On this day in history control of Panama Canal Zone acquired by US for $10 million  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 25   In the year 1904 j M Synge's "Riders to the Sea" opens at Irish Natl Theater Society  

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

Feb 28   Vincent d'Indy's 2nd Symphony in B, premieres on this day in history.  

Feb 29   On this day in history alan Richardson, composer  

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

Feb 29   The birth of Jimmy Dorsey, US bandleader in the year 1904.  

Feb 29   On this day in history theodore Roosevelt, appoints 7 man committee to study Panama Canal  

Mar 01   On this day in history england regains cricket Ashes taking a 3-1 series lead v Australia  

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

Mar 01   In the year 1904 glenn Miller a great bandleader was born  

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

Mar 01   The birth of Glenn Miller, American bandleader on this day in history.  

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

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

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   In the year 1904 birth of fazal Ilahi Chaudhry, Pakistani politician (d. 1982)  

Jan 01   In the year 1904 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   Erica Morini, Austrian violinist (d. 1995) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Jeane Dixon, American astrologer (d. 1997) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jan 15   Eduard Lassen, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1904.  

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

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.  

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