1904 (MCMIV) was a leap yearstarting on Friday (dominical letter CB) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Thursday (dominical letter DC) of the Julian calendar, the 1904th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 904th year of the 2nd millennium, the fourth year of the 20th century, and the fifth year of the 1900s decade. As of the start of 1904, the Gregorian calendar was 13 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localised use until 1918.

Events

January

February

Port Arthur from Gold Hill

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September

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November

November 8: Republican Theodore Roosevelt is elected President of the United States by defeating Democrat Alton B. Parker.

December

Date unknown

Births

January

Edris Rice-Wray M.D.

M.D.one of the pioneers in medical research who helped to prove the worth of the oral contraceptive pill

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September

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November

December

Date unknown

Deaths

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July–December

Nobel Prizes