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Madama Butterfly Timeline - 1904 the year of the premiere

Oct 5, 2012 12:08:00 PM
By BLO Staff

- Leoš Janáček’s Jenůfa premieres in Brno
- Antonín Dvořák (b. 1841) dies
- Work begins on the Panama Canal
- Ernest Rutherford postulates general theory of radioactivity
Rolls-Royce Circa 1904
- Helen Keller graduates from Radcliffe College
- Russo-Japanese War breaks out: Russian fleet is virtually destroyed at Port Arthur
- Theodore Roosevelt elected President
Marlene Dietrich
- Anton Chekhov (b. 1860) dies

- Henry James writes THE GOLDEN BOWL

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