1904 in Scotland
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Timeline of Scottish history
1904 in: The UK • Wales • Ireland • Elsewhere
Scottish football: 1903–04 • 1904–05
Events from the year 1904 in Scotland.
- Lord President of the Court of Session and Lord Justice General – Lord Blair Balfour
- Lord Justice Clerk – Lord Kingsburgh
- 28 June – the Danish liner SS Norge is wrecked off Rockall with the loss of 635 lives.
- 1 August – a judgement on appeal to the House of Lords in the case of Bannatyne v Overtoun (in which the minority Free Church of Scotland challenged the new United Free Church of Scotland) is delivered.
- 17 September – new St Columba Church of Scotland, Glasgow, opened.
- 31 December – Glasgow-registered cargo steamers Stromboli and Kathleen collide and sink at Garvel Point, Greenock.
- Hyskeir Lighthouse completed.
- The Edinburgh Museum of Science and Art is renamed as the Royal Scottish Museum.
- Boroughmuir High School, Edinburgh, founded.
- First West Highland White Terrier breed club set up.
- 4 January – Erik Chisholm, composer (died 1965 in South Africa)
- 26 April – Jimmy McGrory, international footballer and manager (died 1982)
- 25 June – Patrick Balfour, 3rd Baron Kinross, historian and biographer (died 1976)
- 14 August – Lindley Fraser, academic economist and broadcaster (died 1963 in London)
- 23 August – William Primrose, violist (died in Provo, Utah 1982)
- 20 October – Tommy Douglas, Premier of Saskatchewan and pioneer of medicare (died 1986 in Canada)
- 20 November – John MacCormick, lawyer and advocate of Home Rule for Scotland (died 1961)
- Edward Baird, painter (died 1949)
- Alex Moffat, miner, trade unionist and communist activist (died 1967)
- Anne Gillespie Shaw, engineer and businesswoman (died 1982)
- Winifred Ramsay, daughter of scottish royalty (died in 2006)
- 16 April – Samuel Smiles, author and reformer (born 1812)
- 25 May – David Sime Cargill, industrialist (born 1826)
- 7 October – Isabella Bird, traveller (born 1831 in Yorkshire)
- 12 November – George Lennox Watson, naval architect (born 1851)
- 25 December – James Brown, poet and essayist, known as J. B. Selkirk (born 1832)
- 29 February – the Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow, opens as a music hall.
- 12 September – the King's Theatre, Glasgow, opens.
- 27 December – J. M. Barrie's stage play Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up premières at the Duke of York's Theatre in London.
- Hill House, Helensburgh, designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, is completed.
- Sebak, Per Kristian (2004). Titanic's Predecessor: the S/S Norge Disaster of 1904. Laksevaag: Seaward. ISBN 82-996779-0-4.
- "Notable Dates in History". The Flag in the Wind. The Scots Independent. Archived from the original on 5 December 2014. Retrieved 1 September 2014.
- "Scottish Engineering Hall of Fame". www.engineeringhalloffame.org. Archived from the original on 21 October 2017. Retrieved 28 February 2018.
- Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0.
- Grewe, Armin (2001–2006). "C. R. Mackintosh: Hill House in Helensburgh". The Armin Grewe Homepage. Aldermaston. Archived from the original on 23 June 2010. Retrieved 7 July 2010.