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Historical Events In 1904

Friday, 24 January 2020

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

Apr 27   On this day in history the Australian Labor Party becomes the first such party to gain national government, under Chris Watson.  

Apr 29   Enrico Mattei, Italian oil magnate on this day in history.  

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

May 01   AntonínDvorak, Czech composer (Slavic Dancing), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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

May 02   Georgi Dimitrov, composer in the year 1904.  

May 02   On this day in history the birth of Bing Crosby, American actor and singer  

May 03   Charles "Red" Ruffing, NY Yankee pitcher, hitter (1930-46) in the year 1904.  

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

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

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

May 05   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

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

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

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   In the year 1904 peter Hille, writer, dies  

May 08   In the year 1904 eadweard Muybridge, English photographer (horse trot), dies  

May 08   John Derrick Mordaunt Snagge, bBC news announcer/commentator on this day in history.  

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

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   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   Alfred Earle Birney, poet on this day in history.  

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

May 14   On this day in history 1st Olympics in US are held (St Louis)  

May 14   Richard Hol, Dutch composer/organist/conductor, dies at 78 in the year 1904.  

May 14   In the year 1904 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   On this day in history 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   Boris Kochno, Russian ballet dancer (La Chatte) was born in the year 1904.  

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   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   On this day in history james Longstreet, Confederate general, dies at 82  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 26   John P R Tak, Dutch liberal politician, dies at 64 in the year 1904.  

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

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