Historical Events In 1904
Thursday, 19 September 2019
Jan 21 In the year 1904 leos Janacek's opera "Jenufa," premieres in Brno
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 In the year 1904 franz Coenen, composer, dies at 77
Jan 25 On this day in history 179 die in coal mine explosion at Cheswick PA
Jan 25 179 die in coal mine explosion at Cheswick, Pennsylvania on this day in history.
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 In the year 1904 john P R Tak, Dutch liberal politician, dies at 64
Jan 27 Adam Minchejmer, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1904.
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 in the year 1904.
Jan 29 In the year 1904 1st athletic letters given (Univ of Chicago football team)
Jan 31 On this day in history bela Bartok's symphony "Kossuth," premieres
Jan 31 E van Ruller, Dutch journalist/ARP-alderman/co-founder (Trouw) in the year 1904.
Feb 01 On this day in history peter PM Alberdingk Thijm, Dutch historian/writer, dies at 76
Feb 01 S J Perelman, Brooklyn, author/humorist (Around the World in 80 Days) on this day in history.
Feb 02 On this day in history 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 In the year 1904 herman B Wiardi Beckman, Dutch politician (SDAP)/resistance fighter
Feb 04 John Millington Synges "Well of Saints," premieres in Dublin on this day in history.
Feb 05 On this day in history american occupation of Cuba ends
Feb 06 On this day in history claudio Arrau, Chile, composer/pianist (Boston Symphony Orchestra)
Feb 06 Russian-Japanese war began on this day in history.
Feb 07 Baltimore catches fire (1500 buildings destroyed in 80 blocks) in the year 1904.
Feb 07 Fire erupts in Baltimore, Maryland, burning for nearly 30 hours and destroying over 1500 buildings on this day in history.
Feb 07 On this day in history milton Krims, writer (Speed)
Feb 08 On this day in history 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 On this day in history japan & Russia declares war after Japan's surprise attack on Russian fleet at Port Arthur disabled 7 Russian warships
Feb 10 John Farrow, Sydney Aust, director/actor (Botany Bay, Wake Island) on this day in history.