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.