Historical Events In 1904
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
Jan 21 Leos Janacek's opera "Jenufa," premieres in Brno on this day in history.
Jan 22 In the year 1904 george Balanchine, composer/choreographer [OS=Jan 9]
Jan 23 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Jan 24 In the year 1904 franz Coenen, composer, dies at 77
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 On this day in history frans Goedhart, Dutch journalist/founder (Het Parool)
Jan 26 On this day in history douglas Evans, actor (South Pacific Trail)
Jan 26 John P R Tak, Dutch liberal politician, dies at 64 in the year 1904.
Jan 27 Adam Minchejmer, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
Jan 28 In the year 1904 1st college sports letters given to Seniors who played on U of Chicago's football team are awarded blankets with letter "C" on them
Jan 29 In the year 1904 1st athletic letters given (Univ of Chicago football team)
Jan 31 In the year 1904 bela Bartok's symphony "Kossuth," premieres
Jan 31 On this day in history e van Ruller, Dutch journalist/ARP-alderman/co-founder (Trouw)
Feb 01 Peter PM Alberdingk Thijm, Dutch historian/writer, dies at 76 in the year 1904.
Feb 01 S J Perelman, Brooklyn, author/humorist (Around the World in 80 Days) in the year 1904.
Feb 02 Buzurg Alavi, Persian author (Panjah va sih nafar, Namal'ha) on this day in history.
Feb 02 On this day in history uS blues singer Gertrude Pridgett marries comic William Rainey
Feb 03 Charlie "Pretty Boy" Floyd, FBI Most Wanted criminal on this day in history.
Feb 04 In the year 1904 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 American occupation of Cuba ends in the year 1904.
Feb 06 On this day in history claudio Arrau, Chile, composer/pianist (Boston Symphony Orchestra)
Feb 06 In the year 1904 russian-Japanese war began
Feb 07 In the year 1904 baltimore catches fire (1500 buildings destroyed in 80 blocks)
Feb 07 In the year 1904 fire erupts in Baltimore, Maryland, burning for nearly 30 hours and destroying over 1500 buildings.
Feb 07 Milton Krims, writer (Speed) on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Feb 09 Japan declares war on Russia in the year 1904.
Feb 10 Japan & Russia declares war after Japan's surprise attack on Russian fleet at Port Arthur disabled 7 Russian warships in the year 1904.
Feb 10 John Farrow, Sydney Aust, director/actor (Botany Bay, Wake Island) on this day in history.