Historical Events In 1904
Friday, 07 August 2020
Apr 27 On this day in history arthur F Burns, economist/chairman (Federal Reserve Board)
Apr 27 In the year 1904 the Australian Labor Party becomes the first such party to gain national government, under Chris Watson.
Apr 29 Enrico Mattei, Italian oil magnate in the year 1904.
Apr 30 In the year 1904 ice cream cone makes its debut
May 01 AntonĂnDvorak, Czech composer (Slavic Dancing), dies at 62 on this day in history.
May 02 30th Kentucky Derby: Shorty Prior aboard Elwood wins in 2:08.50 on this day in history.
May 02 Georgi Dimitrov, composer on this day in history.
May 02 In the year 1904 the birth of Bing Crosby, American actor and singer
May 03 Charles "Red" Ruffing, NY Yankee pitcher, hitter (1930-46) in the year 1904.
May 04 On this day in history construction begins by the United States on the Panama Canal.
May 04 Work begins on the Panama Canal, Central America on this day in history.
May 05 In the year 1904 cy Young of Boston pitches perfect game against Phila A's (3-0)
May 05 Cy Young of the Boston Red Sox tossed a perfect game against the Philadelphia Americans in the year 1904.
May 05 Gordon Richards, British jockey (winner of 4,870 races) on this day in history.
May 06 On this day in history american Lung Association holds its 1st meeting
May 06 American Lung Association holds its first meeting on this day in history.
May 06 On this day in history catherine Lacey, London England, actress (Sorcerors)
May 06 On this day in history franz von Lenbach, German painter, dies at 67
May 07 Flexible Flyer trademark registered in the year 1904.
May 07 In the year 1904 peter Hille, writer, dies
May 08 Eadweard Muybridge, English photographer (horse trot), dies on this day in history.
May 08 John Derrick Mordaunt Snagge, bBC news announcer/commentator in the year 1904.
May 09 In the year 1904 the steam locomotive City of Truro becomes the first steam engine to exceed 100mph.
May 10 David Brown, CEO (Aston Martin Lagonda) in the year 1904.
May 10 Henry M Stanley, [John Rowlands], British explorer, dies in the year 1904.
May 11 In the year 1904 andrew Carnegie donates $1.5 million to build a peace palace
May 11 On this day in history andrew Carnegie donates $1.5M to build a peace palace
May 11 In the year 1904 guus Weitzel, Dutch radio-announcer
May 13 Alfred Earle Birney, poet on this day in history.
May 13 In the year 1904 jan Boissevain, ship owner/politician, dies
May 14 1st Olympics in US are held (St Louis) on this day in history.
May 14 In the year 1904 richard Hol, Dutch composer/organist/conductor, dies at 78
May 14 St Louis hosts the first Olympic Games to be held in the United States on this day in history.
May 14 The first Olympics in the US are held (St Louis) on this day in history.