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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in August 1904.
The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Arthur Balfour (Conservative), Pope Pius X was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on August 1904: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1904?


Events

  • 03 Aug 1904 British journalist Francis Younghusband visits forbidden city Lhasa
  • 07 Aug 1904 Train derailed on bridge in Eden Colo during a flash flood, kills 96
  • 10 Aug 1904 Angelo G Roncalli (Pope John XXIII) becomes a priest
  • 11 Aug 1904 German-ltalian General Von Trotha defeats Herero in SW Africa
  • 14 Aug 1904 Ismael Montes becomes President of Bolivia.
  • 16 Aug 1904 New York City begins building Grand Central Station
  • 17 Aug 1904 Russo-Japanese War: A Japanese infantry charge fails to take Port Arthur.
  • 23 Aug 1904 The automobile tire chain is patented.
  • 24 Aug 1904 24th US Mens Tennis: Holcombe Ward beats William Clothier (108 64 97)
  • 25 Aug 1904 James J Jeffries TKOs Jack Munroe in 2 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 30 Aug 1904 Thomas Hicks wins 3rd Olympics marathon (3:28:53.0) (40 km)

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in August 1904?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - In the Days of Old
  2. - Meet Me in St. Louis, Louis
  3. - The Old Folks at Home
  4. - Good-Bye, My Lady Love
  5. - Good-Bye, Fedora

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Third Man

The Third Man

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Trevor Howard

Country: United States of America

The Secret in Their Eyes

The Secret in Their Eyes

Directed by: Juan José Campanella

Starring: Ricardo Darín, Soledad Villamil, Pablo Rago, Carla Quevedo

Country: United States of America

White Heat

White Heat

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: James Cagney, Virginia Mayo, Edmond O'Brien, Margaret Wycherly

Country: United States of America

Life of Brian

Life of Brian

Directed by: Terry Jones

Starring: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam

Country: United States of America

Boot Polish

Boot Polish

Directed by: Prakash Arora

Starring: Kumari Naaz, Rattan Kumar, David Abraham, Chand Burke