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* [[January 28]]: A [[List of snowfalls|rare snowfall]] brought 8.1 inches to Birmingham.
 
* [[January 28]]: A [[List of snowfalls|rare snowfall]] brought 8.1 inches to Birmingham.
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* [[April 15]]: A large fire destroyed 18 houses in [[Wylam]].
 
* [[April 26]]–[[April 28|28]]: The [[1904 Conference for Education in the South]] was held at the [[Jefferson Theatre]].
 
* [[April 26]]–[[April 28|28]]: The [[1904 Conference for Education in the South]] was held at the [[Jefferson Theatre]].
 
* [[April 30]]-[[December 1]]: [[Giuseppe Moretti]]'s statue of [[Vulcan]] represented the mineral wealth of the [[Birmingham District]] at the Palace of Mines and Metallurgy at St Louis, Missouri's [[Alabama exhibit at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition|Louisiana Purchase Exposition]] (World's Fair).
 
* [[April 30]]-[[December 1]]: [[Giuseppe Moretti]]'s statue of [[Vulcan]] represented the mineral wealth of the [[Birmingham District]] at the Palace of Mines and Metallurgy at St Louis, Missouri's [[Alabama exhibit at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition|Louisiana Purchase Exposition]] (World's Fair).

Latest revision as of 08:45, 3 July 2021

Stereograph of Vulcan at the World's Fair

1904 was the 33rd year after the founding of the city of Birmingham.

Events

Business

Motlow Bros letterhead.jpg

Education

Government

Religion

James Coyle

Sports

Mike Donahue

Individuals

Births

Arthur Shores
Albert Boutwell

Marriages

Deaths

Works

Portrait of Lady Helen Vincent, Viscountess d'Abernon

Buildings

Country Club of Birmingham clubhouse

Gallery

Context

1904 was a leap year. A January fire destroyed 1,500 buildings in Baltimore, Maryland. The Russo-Japanese War broke out in February. Longacre Square in New York City became Times Square in April. Cy Young threw the modern game's first perfect game in May, the same month that FIFA was established. St Louis, Missouri hosted the Games of the 3rd Olympiad. Teddy Roosevelt defeated Alton Parker to serve a first full term as President.

Ivan Pavlov won the 1904 Nobel Prize in Medicine. Puccini's Madame Butterfly debuted in Milan and Mahler's Symphony No. 5 premiered in Cologne. The New York Giants won the National League pennant, but declined to participate in a second-ever World Series against the Boston Americans.

Notable 1904 births include those of actors Ray Bolger, Peter Lorre and Cary Grant; choreographer George Balanchine; gangster Pretty Boy Floyd; musicians Count Basie, Jimmy Dorsey, Glenn Miller and Fats Waller; authors Theodore Seuss Geisel and Joseph Campbell; artists Salvador Dalí and Willem de Kooning, physicist Robert Oppenheimer; and Chinese leader Deng Xiaopeng.

Deaths in 1904 included those of Queen Isabella II of Spain; composer Antonín Dvořák; photographer Eadweard Muybridge; authors Anton Chekhov, Kate Chopin and Lafcadio Hearn; and sculptor Frédéric Bartholdi.

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