Historical Events In 1904
Wednesday, 20 November 2019
Feb 11 Henry R LaBouisse, headed UNICEF (1965-79) on this day in history.
Feb 12 Ted Mack, Denver Colo, TV host (Original Amateur Hour) on this day in history.
Feb 14 Charles William Oatley, electrical engineer in the year 1904.
Feb 15 In the year 1904 antonin Magne, French bicyclist (Tour de France 1931, 34)
Feb 16 On this day in history ellis Achong, cricketer (West Indian SLA, 8 wickets in 6 Tests)
Feb 17 Albert Kuyle, [Louis Kuitenbrouwer], Dutch writer (Jesus' Robe) in the year 1904.
Feb 17 In the year 1904 giacomo Puccini's opera "Madama Butterfly," premieres in Milan
Feb 19 Havank, [HF vqan der Kallen], Dutch thriller writer (St Eustache) in the year 1904.
Feb 20 Aleksei N Kosygin, Soviet premier (1964-80) on this day in history.
Feb 20 In the year 1904 gustav Adolf Heinze, composer, dies at 83
Feb 20 In the year 1904 the birth of Alexei Kosygin, Former Prime Minister of the USSR
Feb 21 On this day in history armand Preud'homme, Flemish organist/poet
Feb 21 On this day in history national Ski Association forms in Ishpeming Mich
Feb 21 In the year 1904 the National Ski Association of America is founded.
Feb 22 The United Kingdom sells a meteorological station on the South Orkney Islands to Argentina, the islands are subsequently claimed by the United Kingdom in 1908 on this day in history.
Feb 23 On this day in history control of Panama Canal Zone acquired by US for $10 million
Feb 23 On this day in history leopold Trepper, Polish/Israeli spy/founded (CP Palestina)
Feb 23 US acquired control of the Panama Canal Zone for $10 million in the year 1904.
Feb 25 Adelle Davis, author (Lets Stay Healthy)/nutritionist (died of cancer) on this day in history.
Feb 25 J M Synge's "Riders to the Sea" opens at Irish Natl Theater Society on this day in history.
Feb 27 James Thomas Farrell, US, author (Studs Lonigan trilogy) in the year 1904.
Feb 28 Vincent d'Indy's 2nd Symphony in B, premieres in the year 1904.
Feb 29 In the year 1904 alan Richardson, composer
Feb 29 President Theodore Roosevelt appoints a seven-man commission to oversee completion of the Panama Canal in the year 1904.
Feb 29 In the year 1904 the birth of Jimmy Dorsey, US bandleader
Feb 29 Theodore Roosevelt, appoints 7 man committee to study Panama Canal on this day in history.
Mar 01 England regains cricket Ashes taking a 3-1 series lead v Australia in the year 1904.
Mar 01 England regains cricket Ashes taking a 3-1 series lead vs Australia in the year 1904.
Mar 01 In the year 1904 glenn Miller a great bandleader was born
Mar 01 Glenn Miller, bandleader (Glenn Miller Orchestra-In the Mood) on this day in history.
Mar 01 In the year 1904 the birth of Glenn Miller, American bandleader
Mar 02 "Official Playing Rules of Professional Base Ball Clubs" adopted in the year 1904.
Mar 02 Dr Seuss, [Theodor Geisel], children's author (Horton Hears a Who!) in the year 1904.
Mar 03 On this day in history kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany becomes the first person to make a sound recording of a political document, using Thomas Edison's cylinder.