Historical Events In 1904
Friday, 14 May 2021
Jan 21 In the year 1904 leos Janacek's opera "Jenufa," premieres in Brno
Jan 22 George Balanchine, composer/choreographer [OS=Jan 9] on this day in history.
Jan 23 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 in the year 1904.
Jan 23 In the year 1904 theodor Schaefer, composer
Jan 24 On this day in history franz Coenen, composer, dies at 77
Jan 25 179 die in coal mine explosion at Cheswick PA on this day in history.
Jan 25 On this day in history 179 die in coal mine explosion at Cheswick, Pennsylvania
Jan 25 Frans Goedhart, Dutch journalist/founder (Het Parool) in the year 1904.
Jan 26 In the year 1904 douglas Evans, actor (South Pacific Trail)
Jan 26 John P R Tak, Dutch liberal politician, dies at 64 on this day in history.
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 1st athletic letters given (Univ of Chicago football team) in the year 1904.
Jan 31 Bela Bartok's symphony "Kossuth," premieres in the year 1904.
Jan 31 On this day in history e van Ruller, Dutch journalist/ARP-alderman/co-founder (Trouw)
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 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 John Millington Synges "Well of Saints," premieres in Dublin in the year 1904.
Feb 05 American occupation of Cuba ends on this day in history.
Feb 06 Claudio Arrau, Chile, composer/pianist (Boston Symphony Orchestra) in the year 1904.
Feb 06 Russian-Japanese war began on this day in history.
Feb 07 On this day in history 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 Igor' Fyodorovich Belza, composer in the year 1904.
Feb 08 On this day in history outbreak of hostilities in Russo-Japanese war
Feb 08 Russo-Japanese War begins in the year 1904.
Feb 09 In the year 1904 japan declares war on Russia
Feb 10 In the year 1904 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.