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Historical Events In 1904

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Apr 27   In the year 1904 arthur F Burns, economist/chairman (Federal Reserve Board)  

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 on this day in history.  

May 01   In the year 1904 antonínDvorak, Czech composer (Slavic Dancing), dies at 62  

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

May 02   Georgi Dimitrov, composer in the year 1904.  

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

May 03   On this day in history charles "Red" Ruffing, NY Yankee pitcher, hitter (1930-46)  

May 04   Construction begins by the United States on the Panama Canal in the year 1904.  

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

May 05   Cy Young of Boston pitches perfect game against Phila A's (3-0) on this day in history.  

May 05   Cy Young of the Boston Red Sox tossed a perfect game against the Philadelphia Americans on this day in history.  

May 05   Gordon Richards, British jockey (winner of 4,870 races) in the year 1904.  

May 06   American Lung Association holds its 1st meeting in the year 1904.  

May 06   American Lung Association holds its first meeting in the year 1904.  

May 06   On this day in history catherine Lacey, London England, actress (Sorcerors)  

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

May 07   Flexible Flyer trademark registered on this day in history.  

May 07   Peter Hille, writer, dies on this day in history.  

May 08   Eadweard Muybridge, English photographer (horse trot), dies on this day in history.  

May 08   John Derrick Mordaunt Snagge, bBC news announcer/commentator in the year 1904.  

May 09   On this day in history the steam locomotive City of Truro becomes the first steam engine to exceed 100mph.  

May 10   David Brown, CEO (Aston Martin Lagonda) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

May 11   In the year 1904 guus Weitzel, Dutch radio-announcer  

May 13   Alfred Earle Birney, poet on this day in history.  

May 13   On this day in history jan Boissevain, ship owner/politician, dies  

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

May 14   On this day in history richard Hol, Dutch composer/organist/conductor, dies at 78  

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) on this day in history.  

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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 in the year 1904.  

Jan 01   Ethan Allen, American baseball player (d. 1993) was born in the year 1904.  

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   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 in the year 1904.  

Jan 05   Erica Morini, Vienna Austria, concert violinist (d. 1995) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1904

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1904 james Longstreet, Confederate general, dies at 82  

Jan 05   Karl A von Zittel, German geologist/paleontologist (Libya), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 10   In the year 1904 death of jean-Léon Gérôme, French painter and sculptor (b. 1824)  

Jan 15   Eduard Lassen, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 26   John P R Tak, Dutch liberal politician, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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

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