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Historical Events In 1904

Monday, 16 September 2019

Feb 11   Henry R LaBouisse, headed UNICEF (1965-79) on this day in history.  

Feb 12   Ted Mack, Denver Colo, TV host (Original Amateur Hour) on this day in history.  

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

Feb 17   On this day in history giacomo Puccini's opera "Madama Butterfly," premieres in Milan  

Feb 19   In the year 1904 havank, [HF vqan der Kallen], Dutch thriller writer (St Eustache)  

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

Feb 20   Gustav Adolf Heinze, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 21   Armand Preud'homme, Flemish organist/poet in the year 1904.  

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   In the year 1904 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   Control of Panama Canal Zone acquired by US for $10 million on this day in history.  

Feb 23   In the year 1904 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   On this day in history adelle Davis, author (Lets Stay Healthy)/nutritionist (died of cancer)  

Feb 25   J M Synge's "Riders to the Sea" opens at Irish Natl Theater Society in the year 1904.  

Feb 27   On this day in history james Thomas Farrell, US, author (Studs Lonigan trilogy)  

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

Feb 29   In the year 1904 alan Richardson, composer  

Feb 29   In the year 1904 president Theodore Roosevelt appoints a seven-man commission to oversee completion of the Panama Canal.  

Feb 29   The birth of Jimmy Dorsey, US bandleader on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1904 england regains cricket Ashes taking a 3-1 series lead vs Australia  

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   In the year 1904 "Official Playing Rules of Professional Base Ball Clubs" adopted  

Mar 02   Dr Seuss, [Theodor Geisel], children's author (Horton Hears a Who!) in the year 1904.  

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   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   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 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 in the year 1904.  

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

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

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

Jan 27   Adam Minchejmer, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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