Historical Events In 1904
Thursday, 20 February 2020
Aug 11 German-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa in the year 1904.
Aug 11 Jess Stacy, pianist in the year 1904.
Aug 12 In the year 1904 aleksei N Romanov, son of tsar Nicolas II [OS=July 30]
Aug 13 On this day in history charles "Buddy" Rogers, Olathe KS, actor (Wings)
Aug 15 Bill Baird, Grand Is Nebr, puppeteer (Kukla Fran & Ollie, Muppet Show) in the year 1904.
Aug 16 NYC begins building Grand Central Station on this day in history.
Aug 16 Wendell Stanley, biochemist, 1st to crystallize a virus (Nobel 1946) in the year 1904.
Aug 17 In the year 1904 boston's Jesse Tannehell no-hits Chic White Sox, 6-0
Aug 18 Chris Watson resigns as Prime Minister of Australia and is succeeded by George Reid on this day in history.
Aug 18 Max Factor Jr, CEO (Max Factor Cosmetics) in the year 1904.
Aug 19 On this day in history ted Nightingale, former colonial governor
Aug 20 In the year 1904 jaap [Jacob AW] Burger, chairman (PvdA)
Aug 21 On this day in history the birth of Count Baise, US bandleader and jazz player
Aug 21 On this day in history [William] Count Basie, Red Bank NJ, jazz musician (Blazing Saddles)
Aug 22 Deng Xiaoping, Chinese party leader (1976-1983) in the year 1904.
Aug 23 Automobile tire chain patented in the year 1904.
Aug 24 On this day in history 24th US Mens Tennis: Holcombe Ward beats William Clothier (108 64 97)
Aug 24 Rod Redwing, NY, actor (Buffalo Bill in Tomahawk Territory) in the year 1904.
Aug 25 In the year 1904 james J Jeffries TKOs Jack Munroe in 2 for heavyweight boxing title
Aug 25 In the year 1904 jim Jefferies KOsJack Munroe & retains boxing heavyweight title
Aug 26 Christopher W Bradshaw-Isherwood, Brit/US writer (Goodbye to Berlin) on this day in history.
Aug 28 The first jail sentence for speeding in an automobile is pronounced in Newport, RI in the year 1904.
Aug 29 3rd modern Olympic Games opens in St Louis on this day in history.
Aug 29 Murad V, sultan of Turkey (1876), dies in the year 1904.
Aug 29 In the year 1904 werner Forssman, German urologist (Nobel 1956)
Aug 30 In the year 1904 kate Fanny Loder, composer, dies at 79
Aug 30 Thomas Hicks wins 3rd Olympics marathon (3:28:53.0) (40 km) in the year 1904.
Sep 01 On this day in history johnny Mack Brown, Dothan AL, actor (Lawman is Born, Back Trail)
Sep 02 Vera Vague, [Barbara Jo Allen], NYC, actress (Follow the Leader) on this day in history.
Sep 03 In the year 1904 st Louis Olympics close
Sep 03 St Louis Olympics closes in the year 1904.
Sep 04 In the year 1904 dali Lama signs treaty allowing British commerce in Tibet
Sep 04 Julian Hill, research chemist on this day in history.
Sep 06 Karlo Arvi Kivimaa, Finnish writer (Groenende Cross) in the year 1904.