December 1904 calendar

December 1904

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in December 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 December 1904: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1904?


  • 02 Dec 1904 The St. Petersburg Soviet urges a run on the banks: the attempt fails and the executive committee is arrested.
  • 03 Dec 1904 The Jovian moon Himalia is discovered by Charles Dillon Perrine at California's Lick Observatory.
  • 04 Dec 1904 The K.U. or Konservativ Ungdom (Young Conservatives) is founded by Carl F. Herman von Rosen in Denmark.
  • 06 Dec 1904 Theodore Roosevelt confirms Monroe-doctrine (Roosevelt Corollary).
  • 10 Dec 1904 King Peter I of Sweden named nationalist regime.
  • 12 Dec 1904 CMS McClellans "Leah Kleschna" premieres in New York City, New York.
  • 24 Dec 1904 German SW Africa abolishes slavery of young children.
  • 27 Dec 1904 Duke of York Theatre opens in London (first musical Peter Pan).
  • 30 Dec 1904 The East Boston Tunnel opens.
  • 31 Dec 1904 The first New Year's Eve celebration is held in Longacre Square (later known as Times Square) in New York City, New York.
  • 07 Dec 1904 Comparative fuel trials begin between warships HMS  and HMS : was the first warship powered solely by fuel oil, and the trials led to the obsolescence of coal in ships of the Royal Navy.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in December 1904?
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Top #3 songs in the USA

  1. - Meet Me in St. Louis Medley
  2. - I May be Crazy, But I Ain't No Fool
  3. - My Little Canoe


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?