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Historical Events In 1904

Sunday, 17 November 2019

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

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

Feb 14   In the year 1904 charles William Oatley, electrical engineer  

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   In the year 1904 giacomo Puccini's opera "Madama Butterfly," premieres in Milan  

Feb 19   On this day in history 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   In the year 1904 the birth of Alexei Kosygin, Former Prime Minister of the USSR  

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

Feb 21   In the year 1904 national Ski Association forms in Ishpeming Mich  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 23   Leopold Trepper, Polish/Israeli spy/founded (CP Palestina) in the year 1904.  

Feb 23   In the year 1904 uS acquired control of the Panama Canal Zone for $10 million  

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 in the year 1904.  

Feb 27   In the year 1904 james Thomas Farrell, US, author (Studs Lonigan trilogy)  

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

Feb 29   Alan Richardson, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 29   In the year 1904 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   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   Glenn Miller a great bandleader was born on this day in history.  

Mar 01   On this day in history glenn Miller, bandleader (Glenn Miller Orchestra-In the Mood)  

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

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

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   Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry, Pakistani politician (d. 1982) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Ethan Allen, American baseball player (d. 1993) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of james Melton, Moultrie Ga, opera tenor (Ford Festival)  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of erica Morini, Austrian violinist (d. 1995)  

Jan 05   In the year 1904 birth of jeane Dixon, American astrologer (d. 1997)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of erica Morini, Vienna Austria, concert violinist (d. 1995)  

Famous Deaths In 1904

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of jean-Léon Gérôme, French painter and sculptor (b. 1824)  

Jan 15   On this day in history eduard Lassen, composer, dies at 73  

Jan 24   In the year 1904 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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