Historical Events In 1904
Sunday, 03 December 2023
Jan 01 In the year 1904 netherlands Indies colony begins opium production
Jan 02 James Longstreet, Confederate general, dies at 82 on this day in history.
Jan 02 James Melton, Moultrie Ga, opera tenor (Ford Festival) in the year 1904.
Jan 03 In the year 1904 boris Kochno, Russian ballet dancer (La Chatte)
Jan 03 Marines from USS Dixie arrive in Panama in the year 1904.
Jan 04 In the year 1904 stanley Cup: Ottawa Silver 7 beat Winnipeg Rowing Club, 2 games to 1
Jan 04 Supreme Court rules Puerto Ricans cannot be denied admission to US on this day in history.
Jan 05 -34°F (-36.7°C), River Vale, New Jersey (state record) in the year 1904.
Jan 05 In the year 1904 england beat Australia at the MCG, Rhodes 7-56 & 8-68
Jan 05 On this day in history karl A von Zittel, German geologist/paleontologist (Libya), dies at 64
Jan 07 In the year 1904 marconi Co establishes "CQD" as 1st intl radio distress signal
Jan 07 In the year 1904 marconi Co establishes "CQD" as first international radio distress signal
Jan 08 Peter Arno, NYC, cartoonist (New Yorker) in the year 1904.
Jan 08 Pope Pius X banned low cut dresses in the presence of churchmen on this day in history.
Jan 09 Alfred Richard, cricketer (6 & 0 in only Test for S Af 1895-96), dies in the year 1904.
Jan 09 George Balanchine, dancer/choreographer/ballet producer [NS=Jan 22] in the year 1904.
Jan 10 Jesus Garcia Leoz, composer in the year 1904.
Jan 11 On this day in history frederick Boland, Irish diplomat/president (UN General Assembly)
Jan 11 Herero people of South West Africa, now Namibia, begin uprising on this day in history.
Jan 12 On this day in history mississippi Fred McDowell, jazz artist
Jan 12 Southwest-Africa uprising under Samuel Maherero against German garison on this day in history.
Jan 13 On this day in history richard Addinsell, London England, composer (Taming of Shrew)
Jan 14 Cecil Beaton, England, royal family photographer on this day in history.
Jan 14 The birth of Cecil Beaton, British photographer in the year 1904.
Jan 15 On this day in history eduard Lassen, composer, dies at 73
Jan 16 On this day in history max Vredenburg, composer
Jan 17 Anton Chekhov's "Cherry Orchard" opens at Moscow Art Theater in the year 1904.
Jan 17 In the year 1904 grant Withers, Pueblo CO, actor (Oklahoma, Annie)
Jan 18 Cary Grant, England, actor (Arsenic & Old Lace, North by Northwest) in the year 1904.
Jan 18 On this day in history the birth of Cary Grant, American Hollywood film actor
Jan 18 The birth of Cary Grant, American Hollywood film actor2007 Comet McNaught, the brightest comet to appear in over 40 years, becomes visible over the Southern Hemisphere. Hurricane Kyrill creates havoc as it passes across northern Europe.jan 18 - The strongest storm in the UK for 17 years kills 14 people, Germany sees the worst storm since 1999 with 13 deaths. Hurricane Kyrill, caused at least 44 deaths across 20 countries in Western Europe. Other losses include the Container Ship MSC Napoli destroyed by the storm of the coast of Devon, England on this day in history.
Jan 19 In the year 1904 james Winston Watts, developer (Frontal Lobotomy)
Jan 20 Alexandra Danilova, Peterhof Russia, ballerina (Turning Point) on this day in history.
Jan 21 Joseph Ford McGuinn, Brooklyn NY, actor (Dick Tracy's G-Men) in the year 1904.