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Historical Events In 1904

Sunday, 18 April 2021

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

Jul 14   The birth of Isaac Bashevis Singer, Polish Yiddish author in the year 1904.  

Jul 15   On this day in history 1st Buddhist temple in US forms, Los Angeles  

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

Jul 15   The first Buddhist temple in US established, Los Angeles on this day in history.  

Jul 16   Goffredo Petrassi, Zagarolo Italy, composer (Beatitudines) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 17   In the year 1904 jef Alpaerts, Flemish pianist/conductor  

Jul 18   P Gotz discovers asteroid #538 Friederike on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1904.  

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

Jul 23   On this day in history 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   On this day in history james R Killian Jr, MIT pres (1948-59)  

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

Jul 27   Agnes Yarnall, sculptor, artist, author laa, 1987 on this day in history.  

Jul 28   Plehve, Russian foreign minister (bomb under carriage), dies on this day in history.  

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

Jul 31   Arthur Daley, sportswriter (NY Times-Pulitzer 1956) on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 04   Arnold Krug, composer, dies at 54 in the year 1904.  

Aug 04   In the year 1904 theodore Newton, NJ, actor (Ace of Aces, Voltaire)  

Aug 05   Kenneth Thimann, botanist in the year 1904.  

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

Aug 07   In the year 1904 ralph J Bunche, founder/diplomat (UN) (Nobel 1950)  

Aug 07   In the year 1904 train derailed on bridge in Eden Colo during a flash flood, kills 96  

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 in the year 1904.  

Aug 10   Pierre M Waldeck-Rousseau, French foreign minister (Dreyfus), dies in the year 1904.  

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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   In the year 1904 birth of ethan Allen, American baseball player (d. 1993)  

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

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

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   In the year 1904 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 in the year 1904.  

Jan 15   On this day in history 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   Adam Minchejmer, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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