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Historical Events In 1904

Sunday, 21 July 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   On this day in history ice cream cone makes its debut  

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 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 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 in the year 1904.  

May 04   Work begins on the Panama Canal, Central America on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

May 07   In the year 1904 flexible Flyer trademark registered  

May 07   In the year 1904 peter Hille, writer, dies  

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

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

May 10   In the year 1904 henry M Stanley, [John Rowlands], British explorer, dies  

May 11   Andrew Carnegie donates $1.5 million to build a peace palace in the year 1904.  

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

May 11   Guus Weitzel, Dutch radio-announcer in the year 1904.  

May 13   Alfred Earle Birney, poet in the year 1904.  

May 13   Jan Boissevain, ship owner/politician, dies in the year 1904.  

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

May 14   In the year 1904 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) 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   Ethan Allen, American baseball player (d. 1993) was born in the year 1904.  

Jan 02   James Melton, Moultrie Ga, opera tenor (Ford Festival) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Sally Rand, Hickory County MO, stripper (fan dance) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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 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 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   In the year 1904 death of jean-Léon Gérôme, French painter and sculptor (b. 1824)  

Jan 15   In the year 1904 eduard Lassen, composer, dies at 73  

Jan 24   Franz Coenen, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   In the year 1904 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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