Historical Events In 1904
Friday, 14 May 2021
Apr 27 In the year 1904 arthur F Burns, economist/chairman (Federal Reserve Board)
Apr 27 The Australian Labor Party becomes the first such party to gain national government, under Chris Watson in the year 1904.
Apr 29 In the year 1904 enrico Mattei, Italian oil magnate
Apr 30 On this day in history ice cream cone makes its debut
May 01 AntonínDvorak, Czech composer (Slavic Dancing), dies at 62 on this day in history.
May 02 In the year 1904 30th Kentucky Derby: Shorty Prior aboard Elwood wins in 2:08.50
May 02 In the year 1904 georgi Dimitrov, composer
May 02 The birth of Bing Crosby, American actor and singer on this day in history.
May 03 Charles "Red" Ruffing, NY Yankee pitcher, hitter (1930-46) on this day in history.
May 04 In the year 1904 construction begins by the United States on the Panama Canal.
May 04 On this day in history work begins on the Panama Canal, Central America
May 05 Cy Young of Boston pitches perfect game against Phila A's (3-0) on this day in history.
May 05 On this day in history cy Young of the Boston Red Sox tossed a perfect game against the Philadelphia Americans
May 05 Gordon Richards, British jockey (winner of 4,870 races) on this day in history.
May 06 American Lung Association holds its 1st meeting on this day in history.
May 06 On this day in history american Lung Association holds its first meeting
May 06 In the year 1904 catherine Lacey, London England, actress (Sorcerors)
May 06 In the year 1904 franz von Lenbach, German painter, dies at 67
May 07 In the year 1904 flexible Flyer trademark registered
May 07 Peter Hille, writer, dies on this day in history.
May 08 Eadweard Muybridge, English photographer (horse trot), dies in the year 1904.
May 08 John Derrick Mordaunt Snagge, bBC news announcer/commentator on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
May 10 On this day in history henry M Stanley, [John Rowlands], British explorer, dies
May 11 On this day in history andrew Carnegie donates $1.5 million to build a peace palace
May 11 Andrew Carnegie donates $1.5M to build a peace palace on this day in history.
May 11 Guus Weitzel, Dutch radio-announcer on this day in history.
May 13 Alfred Earle Birney, poet on this day in history.
May 13 Jan Boissevain, ship owner/politician, dies on this day in history.
May 14 On this day in history 1st Olympics in US are held (St Louis)
May 14 Richard Hol, Dutch composer/organist/conductor, dies at 78 in the year 1904.
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) in the year 1904.