Historical Events In 1904
Tuesday, 11 August 2020
Jan 01 In the year 1904 netherlands Indies colony begins opium production
Jan 02 On this day in history james Longstreet, Confederate general, dies at 82
Jan 02 On this day in history james Melton, Moultrie Ga, opera tenor (Ford Festival)
Jan 03 On this day in history boris Kochno, Russian ballet dancer (La Chatte)
Jan 03 In the year 1904 marines from USS Dixie arrive in Panama
Jan 04 Stanley Cup: Ottawa Silver 7 beat Winnipeg Rowing Club, 2 games to 1 in the year 1904.
Jan 04 Supreme Court rules Puerto Ricans cannot be denied admission to US in the year 1904.
Jan 05 -34°F (-36.7°C), River Vale, New Jersey (state record) on this day in history.
Jan 05 England beat Australia at the MCG, Rhodes 7-56 & 8-68 in the year 1904.
Jan 05 Karl A von Zittel, German geologist/paleontologist (Libya), dies at 64 on this day in history.
Jan 07 Marconi Co establishes "CQD" as 1st intl radio distress signal in the year 1904.
Jan 07 In the year 1904 marconi Co establishes "CQD" as first international radio distress signal
Jan 08 Peter Arno, NYC, cartoonist (New Yorker) on this day in history.
Jan 08 Pope Pius X banned low cut dresses in the presence of churchmen in the year 1904.
Jan 09 In the year 1904 alfred Richard, cricketer (6 & 0 in only Test for S Af 1895-96), dies
Jan 09 In the year 1904 george Balanchine, dancer/choreographer/ballet producer [NS=Jan 22]
Jan 10 Jesus Garcia Leoz, composer on this day in history.
Jan 11 Frederick Boland, Irish diplomat/president (UN General Assembly) on this day in history.
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 in the year 1904.
Jan 13 Richard Addinsell, London England, composer (Taming of Shrew) on this day in history.
Jan 14 Cecil Beaton, England, royal family photographer on this day in history.
Jan 14 On this day in history the birth of Cecil Beaton, British photographer
Jan 15 On this day in history eduard Lassen, composer, dies at 73
Jan 16 Max Vredenburg, composer on this day in history.
Jan 17 On this day in history anton Chekhov's "Cherry Orchard" opens at Moscow Art Theater
Jan 17 Grant Withers, Pueblo CO, actor (Oklahoma, Annie) on this day in history.
Jan 18 Cary Grant, England, actor (Arsenic & Old Lace, North by Northwest) in the year 1904.
Jan 18 The birth of Cary Grant, American Hollywood film actor in the year 1904.
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 in the year 1904.
Jan 19 In the year 1904 james Winston Watts, developer (Frontal Lobotomy)
Jan 20 Alexandra Danilova, Peterhof Russia, ballerina (Turning Point) in the year 1904.
Jan 21 Joseph Ford McGuinn, Brooklyn NY, actor (Dick Tracy's G-Men) in the year 1904.