Historical Events In 1904
Sunday, 16 February 2020
Jan 21 Leos Janacek's opera "Jenufa," premieres in Brno in the year 1904.
Jan 22 George Balanchine, composer/choreographer [OS=Jan 9] in the year 1904.
Jan 23 In the year 1904 Ă…lesund Fire: the Norwegian coastal town Ă…lesund is devastated by fire, leaving 10,000 people homeless and one person dead. Kaiser Wilhelm II funds the rebuilding of the town in Jugendstil style.
Jan 23 Theodor Schaefer, composer in the year 1904.
Jan 24 Franz Coenen, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
Jan 25 179 die in coal mine explosion at Cheswick PA in the year 1904.
Jan 25 179 die in coal mine explosion at Cheswick, Pennsylvania in the year 1904.
Jan 25 In the year 1904 frans Goedhart, Dutch journalist/founder (Het Parool)
Jan 26 Douglas Evans, actor (South Pacific Trail) on this day in history.
Jan 26 John P R Tak, Dutch liberal politician, dies at 64 on this day in history.
Jan 27 In the year 1904 adam Minchejmer, composer, dies at 73
Jan 28 1st college sports letters given to Seniors who played on U of Chicago's football team are awarded blankets with letter "C" on them on this day in history.
Jan 29 On this day in history 1st athletic letters given (Univ of Chicago football team)
Jan 31 In the year 1904 bela Bartok's symphony "Kossuth," premieres
Jan 31 E van Ruller, Dutch journalist/ARP-alderman/co-founder (Trouw) in the year 1904.
Feb 01 Peter PM Alberdingk Thijm, Dutch historian/writer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
Feb 01 S J Perelman, Brooklyn, author/humorist (Around the World in 80 Days) on this day in history.
Feb 02 In the year 1904 buzurg Alavi, Persian author (Panjah va sih nafar, Namal'ha)
Feb 02 US blues singer Gertrude Pridgett marries comic William Rainey on this day in history.
Feb 03 In the year 1904 charlie "Pretty Boy" Floyd, FBI Most Wanted criminal
Feb 04 On this day in history herman B Wiardi Beckman, Dutch politician (SDAP)/resistance fighter
Feb 04 In the year 1904 john Millington Synges "Well of Saints," premieres in Dublin
Feb 05 In the year 1904 american occupation of Cuba ends
Feb 06 In the year 1904 claudio Arrau, Chile, composer/pianist (Boston Symphony Orchestra)
Feb 06 On this day in history russian-Japanese war began
Feb 07 In the year 1904 baltimore catches fire (1500 buildings destroyed in 80 blocks)
Feb 07 Fire erupts in Baltimore, Maryland, burning for nearly 30 hours and destroying over 1500 buildings on this day in history.
Feb 07 Milton Krims, writer (Speed) in the year 1904.
Feb 08 In the year 1904 igor' Fyodorovich Belza, composer
Feb 08 Outbreak of hostilities in Russo-Japanese war in the year 1904.
Feb 08 Russo-Japanese War begins in the year 1904.
Feb 09 Japan declares war on Russia on this day in history.
Feb 10 Japan & Russia declares war after Japan's surprise attack on Russian fleet at Port Arthur disabled 7 Russian warships on this day in history.
Feb 10 John Farrow, Sydney Aust, director/actor (Botany Bay, Wake Island) in the year 1904.