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.