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Historical Events In 1904

Sunday, 08 December 2019

Jul 14   S J Paul Kruger, general/pres South-Africa (1883-1904), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Jul 14   On this day in history the birth of Isaac Bashevis Singer, Polish Yiddish author  

Jul 15   1st Buddhist temple in US forms, Los Angeles in the year 1904.  

Jul 15   Anton Pavlovich Chechov, Russian writer (Uncle Vanya), dies at 44 in the year 1904.  

Jul 15   In the year 1904 the first Buddhist temple in US established, Los Angeles  

Jul 16   In the year 1904 goffredo Petrassi, Zagarolo Italy, composer (Beatitudines)  

Jul 16   On this day in history islands of Manu'a group (Samoa) ceded to US by their chiefs  

Jul 16   Islands of the Manu'a group (Samoa) ceded to US by their chiefs in the year 1904.  

Jul 17   Jef Alpaerts, Flemish pianist/conductor on this day in history.  

Jul 18   On this day in history p Gotz discovers asteroid #538 Friederike  

Jul 19   Cleveland Nap's Neal Ball makes 1st unassisted triple play on this day in history.  

Jul 21   After 13 years, the 4,607-mile Trans-Siberian railway is completed on this day in history.  

Jul 21   Camille Jenatzy sets world auto speed record at 65.79 MPH on this day in history.  

Jul 23   Adone Zecchi, composer in the year 1904.  

Jul 23   Ice cream cone created by Charles E Menches during La Purchase Expo on this day in history.  

Jul 23   John Simon, public health pioneer, dies on this day in history.  

Jul 24   James R Killian Jr, MIT pres (1948-59) on this day in history.  

Jul 26   Jack Allan Westrup, composer in the year 1904.  

Jul 27   In the year 1904 agnes Yarnall, sculptor, artist, author laa, 1987  

Jul 28   In the year 1904 plehve, Russian foreign minister (bomb under carriage), dies  

Jul 28   On this day in history [John] Selwyn [Brooke] Lloyd, British statsman  

Jul 31   On this day in history arthur Daley, sportswriter (NY Times-Pulitzer 1956)  

Aug 03   British journalist Francis Younghusband visits forbidden city Lhasa in the year 1904.  

Aug 03   Clifford D[onald] Simak, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Empire, Way Station) on this day in history.  

Aug 04   Arnold Krug, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

Aug 04   Theodore Newton, NJ, actor (Ace of Aces, Voltaire) on this day in history.  

Aug 05   Kenneth Thimann, botanist in the year 1904.  

Aug 06   Henry Payne Iba, Easton Mo, US basketball coach (Olympic-gold-64, 68) on this day in history.  

Aug 07   On this day in history ralph J Bunche, founder/diplomat (UN) (Nobel 1950)  

Aug 07   Train derailed on bridge in Eden Colo during a flash flood, kills 96 on this day in history.  

Aug 08   Istvan Szelenyi, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 09   In the year 1904 friedrich Ratzel, German social-geographer (Lebensraum), dies at 59  

Aug 10   Angelo G Roncalli (Pope John XXIII) becomes a priest on this day in history.  

Aug 10   On this day in history pierre M Waldeck-Rousseau, French foreign minister (Dreyfus), dies  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   James Melton, Moultrie Ga, opera tenor (Ford Festival) was born in the year 1904.  

Jan 02   In the year 1904 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 in the year 1904.  

Jan 05   In the year 1904 birth of jeane Dixon, American astrologer (d. 1997)  

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   James Longstreet, Confederate general, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1904 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 in the year 1904.  

Jan 15   Eduard Lassen, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Jan 24   In the year 1904 franz Coenen, composer, dies at 77  

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

Jan 27   Adam Minchejmer, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1904.  

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