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Historical Events In 1904

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

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

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

Apr 29   On this day in history enrico Mattei, Italian oil magnate  

Apr 30   Ice cream cone makes its debut on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

May 02   The birth of Bing Crosby, American actor and singer on this day in history.  

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

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

May 04   In the year 1904 work begins on the Panama Canal, Central America  

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

May 05   Cy Young of the Boston Red Sox tossed a perfect game against the Philadelphia Americans in the year 1904.  

May 05   On this day in history gordon Richards, British jockey (winner of 4,870 races)  

May 06   American Lung Association holds its 1st meeting on this day in history.  

May 06   On this day in history american Lung Association holds its first meeting  

May 06   In the year 1904 catherine Lacey, London England, actress (Sorcerors)  

May 06   On this day in history franz von Lenbach, German painter, dies at 67  

May 07   Flexible Flyer trademark registered in the year 1904.  

May 07   Peter Hille, writer, dies in the year 1904.  

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

May 08   In the year 1904 john Derrick Mordaunt Snagge, bBC news announcer/commentator  

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

May 10   In the year 1904 david Brown, CEO (Aston Martin Lagonda)  

May 10   Henry M Stanley, [John Rowlands], British explorer, dies on this day in history.  

May 11   On this day in history 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   Guus Weitzel, Dutch radio-announcer on this day in history.  

May 13   In the year 1904 alfred Earle Birney, poet  

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

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

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

May 14   On this day in history st Louis hosts the first Olympic Games to be held in the United States  

May 14   On this day in history the first Olympics in the US are held (St Louis)  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   James Melton, Moultrie Ga, opera tenor (Ford Festival) was born in the year 1904.  

Jan 02   In the year 1904 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   On this day in history birth of jeane Dixon, American astrologer (d. 1997)  

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   In the year 1904 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 in the year 1904.  

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

Jan 24   On this day in history franz Coenen, composer, dies at 77  

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

Jan 27   In the year 1904 adam Minchejmer, composer, dies at 73  

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