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Historical Events In 1904

Friday, 20 September 2019

Apr 27   Arthur F Burns, economist/chairman (Federal Reserve Board) in the year 1904.  

Apr 27   In the year 1904 the Australian Labor Party becomes the first such party to gain national government, under Chris Watson.  

Apr 29   In the year 1904 enrico Mattei, Italian oil magnate  

Apr 30   Ice cream cone makes its debut in the year 1904.  

May 01   AntonínDvorak, Czech composer (Slavic Dancing), dies at 62 in the year 1904.  

May 02   30th Kentucky Derby: Shorty Prior aboard Elwood wins in 2:08.50 in the year 1904.  

May 02   Georgi Dimitrov, composer on this day in history.  

May 02   The birth of Bing Crosby, American actor and singer in the year 1904.  

May 03   Charles "Red" Ruffing, NY Yankee pitcher, hitter (1930-46) on this day in history.  

May 04   Construction begins by the United States on the Panama Canal on this day in history.  

May 04   Work begins on the Panama Canal, Central America in the year 1904.  

May 05   In the year 1904 cy Young of Boston pitches perfect game against Phila A's (3-0)  

May 05   In the year 1904 cy Young of the Boston Red Sox tossed a perfect game against the Philadelphia Americans  

May 05   In the year 1904 gordon Richards, British jockey (winner of 4,870 races)  

May 06   In the year 1904 american Lung Association holds its 1st meeting  

May 06   American Lung Association holds its first meeting on this day in history.  

May 06   Catherine Lacey, London England, actress (Sorcerors) on this day in history.  

May 06   In the year 1904 franz von Lenbach, German painter, dies at 67  

May 07   Flexible Flyer trademark registered in the year 1904.  

May 07   On this day in history peter Hille, writer, dies  

May 08   On this day in history eadweard Muybridge, English photographer (horse trot), dies  

May 08   On this day in history john Derrick Mordaunt Snagge, bBC news announcer/commentator  

May 09   In the year 1904 the steam locomotive City of Truro becomes the first steam engine to exceed 100mph.  

May 10   David Brown, CEO (Aston Martin Lagonda) in the year 1904.  

May 10   Henry M Stanley, [John Rowlands], British explorer, dies in the year 1904.  

May 11   In the year 1904 andrew Carnegie donates $1.5 million to build a peace palace  

May 11   On this day in history andrew Carnegie donates $1.5M to build a peace palace  

May 11   On this day in history guus Weitzel, Dutch radio-announcer  

May 13   On this day in history alfred Earle Birney, poet  

May 13   Jan Boissevain, ship owner/politician, dies on this day in history.  

May 14   1st Olympics in US are held (St Louis) in the year 1904.  

May 14   Richard Hol, Dutch composer/organist/conductor, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

May 14   St Louis hosts the first Olympic Games to be held in the United States on this day in history.  

May 14   The first Olympics in the US are held (St Louis) in the year 1904.  

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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   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   Sally Rand, Hickory County MO, stripper (fan dance) was born in the year 1904.  

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

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   James Longstreet, Confederate general, dies at 82 in the year 1904.  

Jan 05   In the year 1904 karl A von Zittel, German geologist/paleontologist (Libya), dies at 64  

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

Jan 10   Jean-Léon Gérôme, French painter and sculptor (b. 1824) died in the year 1904.  

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   On this day in history 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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