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Historical Events In 1904

Saturday, 14 December 2019

Apr 27   Arthur F Burns, economist/chairman (Federal Reserve Board) on this day in history.  

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 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   In the year 1904 the birth of Bing Crosby, American actor and singer  

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

May 05   In the year 1904 cy Young of the Boston Red Sox tossed a perfect game against the Philadelphia Americans  

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

May 06   On this day in history 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   Franz von Lenbach, German painter, dies at 67 in the year 1904.  

May 07   Flexible Flyer trademark registered in the year 1904.  

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   On this day in history 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   Henry M Stanley, [John Rowlands], British explorer, dies in the year 1904.  

May 11   Andrew Carnegie donates $1.5 million to build a peace palace on this day in history.  

May 11   On this day in history 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   In the year 1904 jan Boissevain, ship owner/politician, dies  

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 in the year 1904.  

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   In the year 1904 birth of fazal Ilahi Chaudhry, Pakistani politician (d. 1982)  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of ethan Allen, American baseball player (d. 1993)  

Jan 02   In the year 1904 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   In the year 1904 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   In the year 1904 birth of jeane Dixon, American astrologer (d. 1997)  

Jan 05   In the year 1904 birth of erica Morini, Vienna Austria, concert violinist (d. 1995)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Jean-Léon Gérôme, French painter and sculptor (b. 1824) died on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 26   In the year 1904 john P R Tak, Dutch liberal politician, dies at 64  

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

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