Historical Events In 1904
Saturday, 19 June 2021
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 AntonínDvorak, Czech composer (Slavic Dancing), dies at 62 in the year 1904.
May 02 In the year 1904 30th Kentucky Derby: Shorty Prior aboard Elwood wins in 2:08.50
May 02 On this day in history georgi Dimitrov, composer
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) 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 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 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) in the year 1904.
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 In the year 1904 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 On this day in history david Brown, CEO (Aston Martin Lagonda)
May 10 On this day in history henry M Stanley, [John Rowlands], British explorer, dies
May 11 On this day in history andrew Carnegie donates $1.5 million to build a peace palace
May 11 Andrew Carnegie donates $1.5M to build a peace palace on this day in history.
May 11 Guus Weitzel, Dutch radio-announcer in the year 1904.
May 13 In the year 1904 alfred Earle Birney, poet
May 13 In the year 1904 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 On this day in history st Louis hosts the first Olympic Games to be held in the United States
May 14 The first Olympics in the US are held (St Louis) in the year 1904.