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Historical Events In 1904

Wednesday, 26 June 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   In the year 1904 1st Buddhist temple in US forms, Los Angeles  

Jul 15   Anton Pavlovich Chechov, Russian writer (Uncle Vanya), dies at 44 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 16   Goffredo Petrassi, Zagarolo Italy, composer (Beatitudines) in the year 1904.  

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

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

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

Jul 18   P Gotz discovers asteroid #538 Friederike in the year 1904.  

Jul 19   On this day in history cleveland Nap's Neal Ball makes 1st unassisted triple play  

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

Jul 21   On this day in history camille Jenatzy sets world auto speed record at 65.79 MPH  

Jul 23   In the year 1904 adone Zecchi, composer  

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

Jul 23   In the year 1904 john Simon, public health pioneer, dies  

Jul 24   In the year 1904 james R Killian Jr, MIT pres (1948-59)  

Jul 26   Jack Allan Westrup, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 27   Agnes Yarnall, sculptor, artist, author laa, 1987 in the year 1904.  

Jul 28   Plehve, Russian foreign minister (bomb under carriage), dies in the year 1904.  

Jul 28   In the year 1904 [John] Selwyn [Brooke] Lloyd, British statsman  

Jul 31   Arthur Daley, sportswriter (NY Times-Pulitzer 1956) in the year 1904.  

Aug 03   On this day in history british journalist Francis Younghusband visits forbidden city Lhasa  

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

Aug 04   In the year 1904 arnold Krug, composer, dies at 54  

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

Aug 05   On this day in history kenneth Thimann, botanist  

Aug 06   In the year 1904 henry Payne Iba, Easton Mo, US basketball coach (Olympic-gold-64, 68)  

Aug 07   In the year 1904 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   In the year 1904 istvan Szelenyi, composer  

Aug 09   On this day in history friedrich Ratzel, German social-geographer (Lebensraum), dies at 59  

Aug 10   Angelo G Roncalli (Pope John XXIII) becomes a priest in the year 1904.  

Aug 10   In the year 1904 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   On this day in history birth of fazal Ilahi Chaudhry, Pakistani politician (d. 1982)  

Jan 01   Ethan Allen, American baseball player (d. 1993) was born on this day in history.  

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   Boris Kochno, Russian ballet dancer (La Chatte) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Erica Morini, Austrian violinist (d. 1995) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Jeane Dixon, American astrologer (d. 1997) was born in the year 1904.  

Jan 05   Erica Morini, Vienna Austria, concert violinist (d. 1995) was born in the year 1904.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Jean-Léon Gérôme, French painter and sculptor (b. 1824) died in the year 1904.  

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

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

Jan 26   John P R Tak, Dutch liberal politician, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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

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