Historical Events In 1904
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Jan 01 On this day in history netherlands Indies colony begins opium production
Jan 02 James Longstreet, Confederate general, dies at 82 in the year 1904.
Jan 02 James Melton, Moultrie Ga, opera tenor (Ford Festival) on this day in history.
Jan 03 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 Marconi Co establishes "CQD" as first international radio distress signal on this day in history.
Jan 08 In the year 1904 peter Arno, NYC, cartoonist (New Yorker)
Jan 08 Pope Pius X banned low cut dresses in the presence of churchmen in the year 1904.
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 On this day in history jesus Garcia Leoz, composer
Jan 11 In the year 1904 frederick Boland, Irish diplomat/president (UN General Assembly)
Jan 11 On this day in history herero people of South West Africa, now Namibia, begin uprising
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 Richard Addinsell, London England, composer (Taming of Shrew) on this day in history.
Jan 14 In the year 1904 cecil Beaton, England, royal family photographer
Jan 14 In the year 1904 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 in the year 1904.
Jan 17 On this day in history anton Chekhov's "Cherry Orchard" opens at Moscow Art Theater
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) on this day in history.
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 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) on this day in history.