October 1904 calendar

October 1904

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1904?


  • 01 Oct 1904 JB van Heutsz becomes Governor-General of the Netherlands Indies
  • 03 Oct 1904 France and Spain sign treaty for Morocco Independence
  • 04 Oct 1904 1st day of NYC subway, 350,000 people ride 9.1 mile tracks
  • 05 Oct 1904 Alpha Kappa Psi, the co-ed Professional Business Fraternity, is founded on the campus of New York University
  • 10 Oct 1904 Boston pitchers achieve 148 complete games-an AL record, also record for total complete games AL 1,098, NL 1,089
  • 15 Oct 1904 The Russian Baltic Fleet leaves Reval, Estonia for Port Arthur during the Russo-Japanese War.
  • 16 Oct 1904 Russian Baltic fleet departs to Port Arthur
  • 17 Oct 1904 Bank of Italy (Bank of America) opens its doors.
  • 18 Oct 1904 Mahlers 5th symphony premieres in Cologne
  • 19 Oct 1904 Polytechnic University of the Philippines founded as Manila Business School through the superintendence of the American C.A. O'Reilley.
  • 21 Oct 1904 Russo-Japanese War ampndash Dogger Bank incident: The Russian Baltic Fleet fires on British trawlers it mistakes for Japanese torpedo boats in the North Sea.
  • 22 Oct 1904 Russian fleet shoots at British fishing ship
  • 24 Oct 1904 1st New York subway opens
  • 27 Oct 1904 The first underground New York City Subway line opens; the system becomes the biggest in United States, and one of the biggest in world.
  • 29 Oct 1904 IRT (Interborough Rapid Transit) subway (NYC) opens
  • 20 Oct 1904 Chile and Bolivia sign the Treaty of Peace and Friendship, delimiting the border between the two countries.
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Music charts

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

  1. - Good-Bye, Little Girl, Good-Bye
  2. - Good-Bye, Little Girl, Good-Bye
  3. - On a Good Old Trolley Ride
  4. - Sweet Adeline (You're the Flower of My Heart)
  5. - Teasing


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