On This Day

1904 in Film & Television History

Events in Film & TV

  • Nov 1 George Bernard Shaw's comedy play "John Bull's Other Island" premieres in London
  • Nov 7 George M. Cohan's 1st full-length musical "Little Johnny Jones", featuring the songs "Yankee Doodle Dandy" and "Give My Regards To Broadway", opens at the Liberty Theatre, NYC; runs for 52 performances be before going on tour

Actors and Actresses Who Died in 1904

  • Jul 22 Wilson Barrett, British manager, actor, and playwright (The Sign of the Cross), dies at 58