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Born :05/21/1904(Thomas) Fast Waller, Jazz pianist/composer
Born :02/25/1904Adelle Davis, author (Lets Stay Healthy)/nutritionist (died of cancer)
Born :02/17/1904Albert Kuyle, [Louis Kuitenbrouwer], writer (Rond Jezus' kleed)
Born :12/20/1904Albert Van Dekker, US actor (Dr Cyclops, Beau Gesture)
Born :02/20/1904Aleksei N Kosygin, Soviet premier (1964-80)
Born :08/12/1904Aleksei N Romanov, son of tsar Nicolas II
Born :12/26/1904Alentejo Carpentier, Cubans/French writer (Guerra del Tiempo)
Born :01/20/1904Alexandra Danilova, ballerina (Turning Point)
Born :11/11/1904Alger Hiss, State Department official hid papers in a pumpkin
Born :05/22/1904Anne de Vries, writer (Bartje)
Born :05/19/1904Anthony Bushell, actor (Journey's End)
Born :07/27/1904Anton Dolin, [Patrick Healey-Kay], dancer (Girl From Petrovka)
Born :09/14/1904Anton Zischka, Austrian writer (Lebendiges Europa)
Born :02/15/1904Antonin Magne, French bicyclist (Tour de France 1931, 34)
Born :12/10/1904Antonin Novótny, Czechoslovakia, Pres of Czechoslovakia (1957-68)
Born :02/21/1904Armand Preud'homme, Flemish organist/poet
Born :07/31/1904Arthur Daley, sportswriter (NY Times-Pulitzer 1956)
Born :04/27/1904Arthur F Burns, economist/chairman (Federal Reserve Board)
Born :03/20/1904B[urrhus] F[rederic] Skinner, Pa, Behaviorism pioneer (Skinner box)
Born :08/15/1904Bil Baird, Grand Is Nebr, puppeteer (He created the "Snarky Parker" show in the 50s, and appeared regularly on the "CBS Morning Show" with Walter Cronkite in the 60s)
Born :05/14/1904Billie Dove, NYC, actress (Black Pirate, Stolen Bride)
Born :04/20/1904Bruce Cabot, Carlsbad NM, actor (Diamonds are Forever, King Kong)
Born :06/23/1904Carleton Coon, prof of anthropology (What in the World)
Born :01/18/1904Cary Grant, actor (Arsenic and Old Lace, North by Northwest)
Born :04/27/1904Cecil Day-Lewis, England, poet laureate/detective (Nicholas Blake)
Born :08/13/1904Charles "Buddy" Rogers, actor (Wings)
Born :05/03/1904Charles "Red" Ruffing, NY Yankee pitcher, hitter (1930-46)
Born :10/03/1904Charles Pedersen, UK, biochemist (Nobel 1987)
Born :06/03/1904Charles Richard Drew, pioneer of blood plasma research
Born :02/03/1904Charlie "Pretty Boy" Floyd, FBI Most Wanted criminal
Born :08/26/1904Christopher Isherwood, England, novelist/playwright (I Am a Camera)
Born :08/26/1904Christopher W Bradshaw-Isherwood, Brit/US writer (Goodbye to Berlin)
Born :12/31/1904Chuck Gardiner, UK, NHL goalie (Vezina winner)
Born :10/07/1904Chuck Klein, Indianapolis In, Phila Phillies (43 HRs in 1929)
Born :02/06/1904Claudio Arrau, Chile, pianist (Boston Symphony Orchestra)
Born :04/16/1904Clifford Case, (Sen-R-NJ)
Born :08/03/1904Clifford D[onald] Simak, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Empire, Way Station)
Born :05/15/1904Clifton Fadiman, Bkln NY, TV host (Information Please, Quiz Kids)
Born :06/17/1904Coenrad van Emde Boas, sexologist
Born :11/21/1904Coleman Hawkins, virtually created tenor saxophone for jazz
Born :05/10/1904David Brown, CEO (Aston Martin Lagonda)
Born :08/22/1904Deng Xiaoping, Chinese leader (1976-1983)
Born :10/02/1904Dermot Boyle, RAF marshal
Born :11/14/1904Dick Powell, Ark, actor (42nd Street, Christmas in July)
Born :12/17/1904Dmitri B Kabalevski, Russian composer
Born :12/30/1904Dmitri Kabalevsky, St Petersburg Russia, composer (In the Fire)
Born :07/05/1904Don Goddard, Binghamton NY, news ancher (ABC Evening News 1958-59)
Born :12/02/1904Donald Woods, Brandon Manitoba, actor (Tammy)
Born :09/19/1904Dr Bergen Evans, Ohio, English professor ($64,000 Question)
Born :03/02/1904Dr Seuss, [Theodor Geisel] kid's book author (Horton Hears a Who!)
Born :04/23/1904Duncan Renaldo, Spain, actor (Cisco Kid)
Born :01/31/1904E of Ruller, journalist/ARP-alderman/co-founder (Loyal)
Born :11/16/1904Eddie Condon, Goodland Ind, jazz guitarist (Eddie Condon's Floor Show)
Born :10/21/1904Edmond [Moore] Hamilton, US, sci-fi author (Danger Planet)
Born :04/17/1904Edward Chodorov, playwright/director (Story of Louis Pasteur)
Born :04/29/1904Enrico Mattei, Italian oil magnate
Born :05/30/1904Ernesto de la Guardia Jr, President of Panamá (1956-60)
Born :05/21/1904Fats Waller, jazz pianist, composer (Ain't Misbehavin')
Born :08/12/1904Frank Ervin, harness racer (Hambletonian 1959, 66)
Born :01/25/1904Frans Goedhart, journalist/founder (The Slogan)
Born :09/17/1904Frederick Ashton, choreographer (Cinderella)
Born :01/11/1904Frederick Boland, Irish diplomat/president (UN General Assembly)
Born :06/10/1904Frederick Loewe, composer/partner of Learner
Born :11/16/1904Frederik van der Meer, archaeologist/historian
Born :04/24/1904Friedrich Siemens, German industrialist,
Born :01/09/1904George Balanchine, dancer/choreographer/ballet producer
Born :03/15/1904George Brent, Dublin Ireland, actor (42nd St, Jezebel)
Born :02/16/1904George F Kennan, US ambassador to Moscow
Born :05/24/1904George Formby, [William Hoy Booth], British singer/comic
Born :03/04/1904George Gamow, nuclear physicist/cosmologist/writer (1, 2, 3...ý)
Born :12/18/1904George Stevens, US director (Alice Adams, Penny Serenade)
Born :12/25/1904Gerhard Herzberg, Can, physicist (molecular structure-Nobel 1971)
Born :09/13/1904Gladys George, Patten Maine, actress (Roaring Twenties)
Born :06/30/1904Glenda Farrell, actress (Golddiggers of 1935)
Born :03/01/1904Glenn Miller, bandleader (Glenn Miller Orchestra-In the Mood)
Born :07/16/1904Goffredo Petrassi, Zagarolo Italy, composer (Beatitudines)
Born :05/05/1904Gordon Richards, British jockey (winner of 4,870 races)
Born :10/02/1904Graham Greene, English journalist (3rd Man)
Born :01/17/1904Grant Withers, US, actor (Oklahoma, Annie)
Born :05/15/1904Gustav-Adolf Boltenstein, Sweden, equest dressage (Oly-gold-1952, 56)
Born :05/11/1904Guus Weitzel, radio-announcer
Born :01/25/1904Geza Frid, Hungarian/Dutch composer/pianist
Born :04/21/1904Gosbert van Hall, banker/mayor of Amsterdam (1957-67)
Born :09/21/1904Hans Hartung, German/French painter
Born :05/06/1904Harry Martinson, Sweden, novelist/poet (Trade Wind-Nobel 1974)
Born :02/19/1904Havank, [HF of of the Kallen], detective writer (Heads on Cave)
Born :06/20/1904Heinrich von Brentano di Tremezzo, German Foreign Minister
Born :09/28/1904Hendrik J Hofstra, Dutch minister of Finance (PvdA)
Born :08/06/1904Henry Payne Iba, Easton Mo, US basketball coach (Olympic-gold-64, 68)
Born :02/11/1904Henry R LaBouisse, headed UNICEF (1965-79)
Born :02/14/1904Hertha Kuusinen, Finnish communist
Born :09/04/1904Hjordis Tupel, Sweden, diving/4 X 100m relay (Olympic-bronze-1924)
Born :05/16/1904Hugh Plaxton, Canada, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1928)
Born :12/20/1904Irene Dunne, Louisville, actress (I Remember Mama, My Favorite Wife)
Born :04/03/1904Iron Eyes Cody, indian/actor (Cries in litter commercial)
Born :07/14/1904Isaac Bashevis Singer, Poland, Yiddish novelist (Enemies-Nobel 1978)
Born :11/17/1904Isamu Noguchi, sculptor (1963 Fine Arts Medal)
Born :03/07/1904Ivar Ballangrud, Norway, Olympic speed skater (4 gold, 2 silver)
Born :10/09/1904J Dito, dominican/President KRO (1938-45)
Born :04/22/1904J[ulius] Robert Oppenheimer, head of Manhattan (A-bomb) Project
Born :05/18/1904Jacob K Javits, (Sen-R-NY)
Born :01/02/1904James Melton, Moultrie Ga, opera tenor (Ford Festival)
Born :11/28/1904James O Eastland, (Sen-D-Miss)
Born :07/24/1904James R Killian Jr, MIT pres (1948-59)
Born :02/27/1904James Thomas Farrell, US, author (Studs Lonigan trilogy)
Born :06/03/1904Jan Peerce, [Jacob Pincus Perelmuth], NYC, tenor (NY Met Opera)
Born :11/19/1904Jap Nanninga, painter
Born :08/20/1904Jap [Jacob AW] Burger, chairman (PvdA)
Born :05/17/1904Jean Gabin, French actor (Stormy Waters, French Can Can)
Born :04/21/1904Jean Helion, artist/author (They Shall Not Have Me)
Born :04/14/1904John Gielgud, Great Britain, actor (Arthur, Ages of Man)
Born :10/05/1904John Hoyt, Bronxville NY, actor (Gimme a Break, Tom Dick and Mary)
Born :03/19/1904John J Sirica, US federal judge (Watergate hearings)
Born :04/08/1904John R Hicks, British economist (Nobel 1972)
Born :05/08/1904John Snagge, BBC commentator
Born :06/02/1904John Weissmuller, actor (Tarzan)/100m swimmer (Olympic-gold-1924, 28)
Born :03/26/1904Joseph Campbell, mythologist (Mythic Image)
Born :12/03/1904Juan E Yrausquin, founder (Party of Patriot Arubans)/minister
Born :09/06/1904Karlo A Kivima, Finnish writer (Groenende Cross)
Born :02/11/1904Keith Holyoake, New Zealand PM (1960-72)
Born :05/24/1904Kenneth Buckley, British rear-admiral
Born :12/15/1904Kermit Bloomgarden, producer (Diary of Anne Frank, Music Man)
Born :06/18/1904Keye Luke, Canton China, actor (Across the Pacific, Yangtse Incident)
Born :04/06/1904Kurt G Kiesinger, German chancellor (Wherever They May Be)
Born :06/24/1904Kurt Kusenberg, German writer (Wein Auf Lebenszeit)
Born :10/02/1904Lal Bahadur Sjastri, Indies politician
Born :07/16/1904Leo Suenens, Belgian Cardinal
Born :02/23/1904Leopold Trepper, Polish/Israeli spy/founded (CP Palestina)
Born :04/23/1904Leslie French, actor/singer
Born :04/16/1904Lily Pons, Draguignan France, soprano diva (Hitting a New High)
Born :11/22/1904Louis Neel, French physicist (Nobel 1970)
Born :02/03/1904Luigi Dallapiccola, Pisino Istria, Italian composer
Born :01/31/1904Lron N H Jungschlaeger, head milt intelligence Neth-Indies
Born :02/04/1904MacKinlay Kantor, Webster City Iowa, novelist (Andersonville)
Born :06/18/1904Manuel Rosenthal, Paris France, composer (Bootleggers)
Born :11/14/1904Marya Mannes, author (The Reporter)
Born :03/11/1904Maurits Wertheim, writer (Isaac De Fuentes)
Born :08/18/1904Max Factor Jr, CEO (Max Factor Cosmetics)
Born :09/06/1904Maxie Rosenbloom, light heavyweight boxing champ (1930-34)
Born :07/05/1904Milburn Stone, Bruton Ks, actor (Doc-Gunsmoke)
Born :02/07/1904Milton Krims, writer (Speed)
Born :10/24/1904Moss Hart, Bronx NY, playwright (You Can't Take it With You, Act 1)
Born :11/19/1904Nancy Carroll, NYC, actress (Alice-Aldrich Family)
Born :11/28/1904Nancy Mitford, English author (Love in a cold climate)
Born :12/31/1904Nathan Milstein, Odessa Russia, concert violinist (Phila Orch 1942)
Born :12/16/1904Norbert E Fonteyne, Flemish writer (Guest house Vivs)
Born :09/24/1904Owen Saunders, mechanical engineer
Born :07/12/1904Pablo Neruda, Chile, poet (Residence on Earth-Nobel 1971)
Born :12/17/1904Paul Cadmus, NYC, etcher/painter (Sailors and Floozies)
Born :04/26/1904Paul E "Cardinal" Leger, archbishop of Montreal
Born :03/01/1904Paul Hartman, SF Calif, actor (Bert-Petticoat Junction)
Born :01/08/1904Peter Arno, NYC, cartoonist (New Yorker)
Born :02/22/1904Peter Hurd, Roswell NM, painter (Portrait of Jose Herrera)
Born :06/26/1904Peter Lorre, Germany, actor (M, Casablanca, Beast with 5 Fingers)
Born :04/03/1904Peter Van Steeden, Amsterdam Neth, orch leader (Break the Bank)
Born :04/27/1904Ragnar Skrede, Norse poet (Lauvfall)
Born :06/17/1904Ralph Bellamy, Chicago, actor (Air Mail, Dive Bomber, Trading Places)
Born :08/07/1904Ralph J Bunche, founder/diplomat (UN) (Nobel 1950)
Born :01/10/1904Ray Bolger, Dorchester Mass, actor/dancer (Wizard of Oz)
Born :09/01/1904Ray Flaherty, AFL/NFL/AAFC coach (NY Giants)
Born :03/07/1904Reinhard Heydrich, German protector (Bohemen/Moravia (Lidice))
Born :04/14/1904Reinout W van Bemmelen, geologist
Born :02/27/1904Renaat Verheien, Flemish actor/director
Born :01/13/1904Richard Addinsell, London England, composer
Born :09/14/1904Richard Mohaupt, Breslau Germany, composer (Bucolica)
Born :01/21/1904Richard P Blackmur, Mass, critic/poet (Good Europeans)
Born :04/22/1904Robert J Oppenheimer, US nuclear physics/director (Los Alamos)
Born :05/29/1904Robert Knox, bacteriologist
Born :05/21/1904Robert Montgomery, Beacon NY, actor/dir (Earl of Chicago, Yellow Jack)
Born :07/06/1904Robert Whitney, Newcastle-on-Tyne England, conductor (Sospiro do Roma)
Born :11/22/1904Roland Winters, Boston Mass, actor (Mama, Smothers Brothers)
Born :04/29/1904Russ Morgan, Scranton Pa, orch leader (Welcome Aboard)
Born :02/01/1904S J Perelman, author/humorist (Around the World in 80 Days)
Born :04/03/1904Sally Rand, US, actress/ecdysiast/fan dancer (1933 Chic World Fair)
Born :01/02/1904Sally Rand, stripper (fan dance)
Born :05/11/1904Salvador Dalí, Spain, surrealist artist (Crucifixion)
Born :01/26/1904Sean MacBride, Ireland, statesman/Amnesty Intl co-founder (Nobel '74)
Born :11/06/1904Selena Royale, NYC, actress (Date With Judy, Misleading Lady)
Born :09/02/1904Set Svanholm, Vesteras Sweden, tenor (London Convent Garden 1948-57)
Born :10/02/1904Shi Lai Bahadur Shastri, Indian statesman
Born :01/14/1904Sir Cecil Beaton, England, royal family photographer
Born :08/18/1904Sterling W Cole, (Rep-R-NY)
Born :05/19/1904Sven Thofelt, Sweden, pentathlete (Olympic-gold-1928)
Born :02/12/1904Ted Mack, Denver Colo, TV host (Original Amateur Hour)
Born :01/20/1904Theodore Brameld, author/educator (Use of Explosive Ideas)
Born :11/18/1904Theodore DN Besterman, British bibliographer
Born :05/21/1904Thomas "Fats" Waller, US jazz pianist (Honeysuckle Rose)
Born :09/15/1904Tom Conway, Russia, actor (Mark Saber, Betty Hutton Show)
Born :09/15/1904Umberto II, van Piemonte, king of Italy (1946)
Born :09/02/1904Vera Vague, [Barbara Jo Allen], NYC, actress (Follow the Leader)
Born :10/01/1904Vladimir Horowitz, Kiev Ukraine, pianist (Carmen)
Born :12/01/1904W A "Tony" Boyle, United Mine Workers president
Born :10/09/1904Wally Brown, Malden Mass, actor (Jed Fame-Cimarron City)
Born :08/16/1904Wendell Stanley, biochemist, 1st to crystallize a virus (Nobel 1946)
Born :08/29/1904Werner Forssman, German urologist (Nobel 1956)
Born :04/24/1904Willem De Kooning, Netherlands, artist (North Atlantic Light)
Born :08/21/1904William "Count" Basie, Red Bank NJ, jazz musician (Blazing Saddles)
Born :04/26/1904William "Count" Basie, jazz pianist
Born :02/23/1904William L Shirer, historian (Rise and Fall of 3rd Reich)
Born :03/07/1904Willy Forst, Austria actor/director (Wiener Broke)
Born :10/02/1904[Henry] Graham Greene, England, prolific novelist (Brighton Rock)
Born :07/28/1904[John] Selwyn [Brooke] Lloyd, British statsman




Died :03/05/1904Alfred von Waldersee, Prussian field marshal/chief-staff,
Died :07/15/1904Anton Pavlovich Chechov, Russian writer (Uncle Vanya),
Died :05/01/1904Antonín Dvorak, Czech composer (Slavic Dancing),
Died :09/21/1904Chief Joseph, US indian chief (Nez Perces),
Died :05/08/1904Eadweard Muybridge, English photographer (horse trot),
Died :05/06/1904Franz von Lenbach, artist,
Died :10/04/1904Frederic Auguste Bertholdi, French sculptor (Statue of Liberty),
Died :08/09/1904Friedrich Ratzel, German social-geography (Lebensraum), at 59
Died :04/24/1904Friedrich Siemens, German industrial,
Died :10/08/1904Gustav Ratzenhofer, Austria sociologist/philosopher, at 62
Died :05/10/1904Henry M Stanley, [John Rowlands], British explorer,
Died :09/18/1904Herbert von Bismarck, German politician/son of Otto,
Died :04/09/1904Isabella II, Queen of Spain (1833-68), at 73
Died :01/02/1904James Longstreet, Confederate general, at 82
Died :05/13/1904Jan Boissevain, ship owner/politician,
Died :07/23/1904John Simon, public health pioneer,
Died :11/18/1904Justus van Maurik, cigar manufacturer/author/head of Red Guard,
Died :09/26/1904Lafcadio Hearn, author (Soul of the Great Ball), at 54
Died :08/29/1904Murad V, sultan of Turkey (1876),
Died :05/16/1904N I Bobrikov, Russian governor-general in Finland,
Died :09/29/1904Niels Ryberg Finnen, Danish physician (Nobel 1903),
Died :09/24/1904Niels Ryberg Finsen, physician,
Died :08/10/1904Pierre M Waldeck-Rousseau, French foreign minister (Dreyfus),
Died :07/28/1904Plehve, Russian foreign minister (bomb under carriage),
Died :05/14/1904Richard Hol, composer/organist/conductor,
Died :07/14/1904S J Paul Kruger, president South-Africa,
Died :07/03/1904Theodor Herzl, Austrian journalist/Zionist,
Died :11/22/1904Theophile E A de Bock, painter/etcher,
Died :04/13/1904Vasili Veresjtsjagin, Russian painter (War and peace),
Died :10/01/1904William GGVV Harcourt, historian/English Sect of State,




Special :03/02/1904"Offical Playing Rules of Professional Base Ball Clubs" adopted
Special :01/05/1904-34° F (-37° C), River Vale, New Jersey (state record)
Special :01/05/1904-42° F (-41° C), Smethport, Pennsylvania (state record)
Special :01/25/1904179 die in coal mine explosion at Cheswick, Pennsylvania
Special :07/15/19041st Buddhist temple in US established, Los Angeles
Special :05/14/19041st Olympics in US are held (St Louis)
Special :10/08/19041st Vanderbilt Cup auto race (Hicksville, Long Island, NY)
Special :11/09/19041st airplane flight to last more than 5 minutes
Special :01/29/19041st athletic letters given (Univ of Chicago football team)
Special :10/29/19041st intercity trucking service (Colorado City and Snyder, Texas)
Special :03/12/19041st main line electric train in UK (Liverpool to Southport)
Special :11/04/19041st stadium built specifically for football (Harvard Stadium)
Special :06/29/19042 prehistoric bones found in Weerdingerveen, Drenthe
Special :11/23/19043rd Olympic games close in St Louis
Special :08/29/19043rd modern Olympic Games opens in St Louis
Special :07/01/19043rd modern Olympic games opens in St Louis
Special :07/07/1904A Charlois discovers asteroid #537 Pauly
Special :04/23/1904American Academy of Arts and Letters forms
Special :05/18/1904American Ion Perdicaris kidnapped in Morocco
Special :05/11/1904Andrew Carnegie donates $1.5M to build a peace palace
Special :03/12/1904Andrew Carnegie establishes Carnegie Hero Fund
Special :08/23/1904Automobile tire chain patented
Special :02/07/1904Baltimore catches fire (1500 builings destroyed in 80 blocks)
Special :10/17/1904Bank of Italy (Bank of America) opens its doors
Special :04/26/1904Bell Telephone Company of Antwerp Belgium forms
Special :06/16/1904Bloomsday (date of events in James Joyce's Ulysses)
Special :08/17/1904Boston's Jesse Tannehell no-hits Chic White Sox, 6-0
Special :03/09/1904Brandon's Lester Patrick becomes 1st hockey defenseman to score a goal
Special :08/03/1904British journalist Francis Younghusband visits forbidden city Lhasa
Special :11/02/1904British newspaper, "Daily Mirror," begins publishing
Special :03/13/1904Bronze statue of Christ on Argentine-Chilian border dedicated
Special :05/28/1904Bryn Mawr wins Preakness
Special :07/21/1904Camille Jenatzy sets world auto speed record at 65.79 MPH
Special :01/17/1904Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard" opens at the Moscow Art Theater
Special :04/13/1904Congress authorizes Lewis and Clark Expo $1 gold coin
Special :02/23/1904Control of Panama Canal Zone acquired by US for $10 million
Special :06/11/1904Cub's Bob Wicker no-hits NY Giants, wins in 12th on 1 hitter, 1-0
Special :05/05/1904Cy Young of Boston pitches perfect game against Philadelphia (3-0)
Special :09/04/1904Dali Lama signs treaty allowing British commerce in Tibet
Special :12/27/1904Duke of York Theatre opens in London (1st musical Peter Pan)
Special :09/26/1904Earl Grey is named British governor-general of Canada
Special :04/08/1904Entente Cordiale signed by France and England
Special :05/21/1904Federation Internationale de Football Assn (Soccer) forms in Paris
Special :08/24/1904Field battle at Liao-Yang-200,000 Japanese against 150,000 Russian
Special :05/07/1904Flexible Flyer trademark registered
Special :10/03/1904France and Spain sign treaty for Morocco Independence
Special :05/30/1904Frank Chance gets hit by pitch 5 times in a doubleheader
Special :05/11/1904G H Peters discovers asteroid #536 Merapi
Special :12/24/1904German SW Africa abolishes slavery of young children
Special :08/11/1904German-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa
Special :11/28/1904Germany defeats Hottentotten in Warmbad SW-Africa
Special :04/08/1904Gr Brit and France sign Cordial Entente concerning colonial matter
Special :08/26/1904Heavyweight James J Jeffries KOs Jack Monroe in SF
Special :10/29/1904IRT (Interborough Rapid Transit) subway (NYC) opens
Special :07/23/1904Ice cream cone created by Charles E Menches during La Purchase Expo
Special :07/16/1904Islands of Manu'a group (Samoa) ceded to US by their chiefs
Special :02/25/1904J M Synge's "Riders to the Sea" opens at Irish Natl Theatre Society
Special :10/01/1904JB van Heutsz becomes gov-general of Netherland Indies
Special :02/09/1904Japan declares war on Russia
Special :08/25/1904Jim Jefferies KOsJack Munroe and retains boxing heavyweight title
Special :12/10/1904King Peter I of Sweden named nationalist regime
Special :04/18/1904L'Humanity, under Jean Jaurs begins publishing
Special :04/20/1904Louisiana Purchase Exposition opens in St Louis
Special :01/10/1904M Wolf discovers asteroid #522 Helga
Special :04/11/1904M Wolf discovers asteroid #530 Turandot
Special :04/12/1904M Wolf discovers asteroid #531 Zerlina
Special :04/20/1904M Wolf discovers asteroid #532 Herculina
Special :08/02/1904M Wolf discovers asteroid #539 Pamina
Special :08/03/1904M Wolf discovers asteroid #540 Rosamunde
Special :08/04/1904M Wolf discovers asteroid #541 Deborah
Special :11/16/1904M Wolf discovers asteroid #550 Senta and #551 Ortrud
Special :12/14/1904M Wolf discovers asteroid #552 Sigelinde
Special :12/27/1904M Wolf discovers asteroid #553 Kundry
Special :03/14/1904M Wolf discovers asteroids #524 Fidelio and #526 Jena
Special :03/20/1904M Wolf discovers asteroids #527 Euryanthe, #528 Rezia and #529 Preziosa
Special :10/18/1904Mahlers 5th symphony premiers in Cologne
Special :01/07/1904Marconi Co establishes "CQD" as 1st int'l radio distress signal
Special :10/03/1904Mary McLeod Bethune opens Daytona Normal and Industrial School
Special :05/27/1904NL record of 5 stolen bases in a game (Dennis McGann, NY Giants)
Special :04/25/1904NY Yankee Jack Chesbro's 1st of 41 wins this year
Special :02/21/1904National Ski Association formed, Ishpeming, Mich
Special :06/06/1904National Tuberculosis Association organized, Atlantic City, NJ
Special :09/20/1904Orville and Wilbur Wright fly their Flyer II
Special :01/04/1904Ottawa Silver 7 beat Winnipeg Rowing Club 2 games to 1 (Stanley Cup)
Special :03/11/1904Ottawa Silver 7 sweep Brandon (Man) Wheat Kings in 2 for Stanley Cup
Special :02/25/1904Ottawa Silver 7 sweep Toronto Marlboroughs in 2 for Stanley Cup
Special :02/08/1904Outbreak of hostilities in Russo-Japanese war
Special :08/15/1904P Gotz and A Kopff discovers asteroid #542 Susanna
Special :07/18/1904P Gotz discovers asteroid #538 Friederike
Special :10/03/1904P Gotz discovers asteroid #545 Messalina
Special :10/10/1904P Gotz discovers asteroid #546 Herodias
Special :09/11/1904P Gotz discovers asteroids #543 Charlotte and #544 Jetta
Special :10/14/1904P Gotz discovers asteroids #547 Praxedis and #548 Kressida
Special :11/08/1904Pres Theodore Roosevelt (R) defeats Alton B Parker (D)
Special :01/10/1904R S Dugan discovers asteroid #521 Brixia
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