Historical Events in November 1904

Music releaseTheater Premiere

Nov 1 George Bernard Shaw's comedy play "John Bull's Other Island" premieres in London

  • Nov 2 British newspaper "Daily Mirror" begins publishing
  • Nov 4 First stadium built specifically for football (Harvard Stadium)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 7 Broadway musical "Little Johnny Jones" written by George M. Cohan, featuring the song "Yankee Doodle Dandy" opens in New York

Composer, Actor, Singer and Producer George M. Cohan
Composer, Actor, Singer and Producer
George M. Cohan

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Nov 8 American President Theodore Roosevelt (R) defeats Alton B. Parker (D)

26th US President Theodore Roosevelt
26th US President
Theodore Roosevelt
  • Nov 8 Inventor and manufacturer Harvey Hubbell receives the first U.S. patent for a separable electric attachment plug
  • Nov 9 1st airplane flight to last more than 5 minutes
  • Nov 12 9th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 29-5 in Birmingham

InventionHistoric Invention

Nov 15 King C. Gillette patents the Gillette razor blade

Businessman and Inventor King C. Gillette
Businessman and Inventor
King C. Gillette
  • Nov 17 George Cohan's musical "Little Johnny Jones" premieres in NYC
  • Nov 18 General Esteban Huertas steps down after the government of Panama fears he wants to stage a coup.

USA1st US Olympic Games

Nov 23 3rd modern Olympic Games closes in St Louis, the 1st held in the U.S.
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  • Nov 28 Germany defeats Hottentotten in Warmbad SW-Africa