Historical Events In 1904
Thursday, 05 August 2021
Jan 21 On this day in history leos Janacek's opera "Jenufa," premieres in Brno
Jan 22 George Balanchine, composer/choreographer [OS=Jan 9] on this day in history.
Jan 23 On this day in history Ålesund Fire: the Norwegian coastal town Ålesund 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 On this day in history theodor Schaefer, composer
Jan 24 Franz Coenen, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1904.
Jan 25 179 die in coal mine explosion at Cheswick PA on this day in history.
Jan 25 In the year 1904 179 die in coal mine explosion at Cheswick, Pennsylvania
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 on this day in history.
Jan 29 In the year 1904 1st athletic letters given (Univ of Chicago football team)
Jan 31 Bela Bartok's symphony "Kossuth," premieres in the year 1904.
Jan 31 E van Ruller, Dutch journalist/ARP-alderman/co-founder (Trouw) on this day in history.
Feb 01 In the year 1904 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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history john Millington Synges "Well of Saints," premieres in Dublin
Feb 05 American occupation of Cuba ends in the year 1904.
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 On this day in history fire erupts in Baltimore, Maryland, burning for nearly 30 hours and destroying over 1500 buildings.
Feb 07 In the year 1904 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 In the year 1904 russo-Japanese War begins
Feb 09 In the year 1904 japan declares war on Russia
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) on this day in history.