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Historical Events In 1908

Friday, 14 August 2020

Jan 01   The first time, a ball signifying new year dropped at Times Square in the year 1908.  

Jan 02   Ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story) on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history canadian branch of the Royal Mint opens in Ottawa  

Jan 02   The founding of the Royal Mint of Canada, as a branch of the British Royal Mint on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70 in the year 1908.  

Jan 05   In the year 1908 george Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo)  

Jan 06   Menahem Avidom, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 07   England beat Australia by one wicket at the MCG on this day in history.  

Jan 08   (Fearless) Mary Nadia Wadia, actress in the year 1908.  

Jan 08   Subway transit service between Brooklyn and Manhattan begins in the year 1908.  

Jan 09   Abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67 in the year 1908.  

Jan 09   Frans Schollaert succeeds De Trooz as premier of Belgium in the year 1908.  

Jan 09   In the year 1908 muir Woods National Monument, California established  

Jan 09   Simone de Beauvoir, France, author (Mandarins, 2nd Sex) on this day in history.  

Jan 09   The birth of Simone de Beauvoir, French novelist in the year 1908.  

Jan 10   In the year 1908 anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65  

Jan 10   Bernard Lee, London England, actor (M in James Bond movies) in the year 1908.  

Jan 11   On this day in history lionel Stander, NYC, actor (Max-Hart to Hart, Unfaithfully Yours)  

Jan 12   On this day in history a long-distance radio message is sent from the Eiffel Tower for the first time.  

Jan 12   Ben Seijes, Dutch historian (WW II) in the year 1908.  

Jan 13   On this day in history french pilot Henry Farman is 1st European to fly roundtrip  

Jan 13   On this day in history french pilot Henry Farman is first European to fly roundtrip  

Jan 14   Carl Esmond, Vienna Austria, actor (Address Unknown, Hitler) in the year 1908.  

Jan 14   Holger Drachmann, writer, dies in the year 1908.  

Jan 14   In the year 1908 roger Hartigan scores century on Test debut v Eng Adelaide (116)  

Jan 14   In the year 1908 roger Hartigan scores century on Test debut vs England Adelaide (116)  

Jan 15   In the year 1908 c Hill & R J Hartigan make 8th wicket partnership 243 for Australia  

Jan 15   In the year 1908 c Hill & R J Hartigan make 8th wkt partnership 243 for Aust  

Jan 15   Edward Teller, Budapest Hungary, fathered H-bomb (Manhattan Project) on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1908 ethel Merman, stage & screen actress (Anything Goes, Call Me Madam)  

Jan 16   Pinnacles National Monument, Calif established in the year 1908.  

Jan 16   On this day in history pinnacles National Monument, California established  

Jan 17   On this day in history akkineni LV Lakshmi Varaprasada Rao Prasad, producer  

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Famous Birthdays In 1908

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928) was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 02   In the year 1908 birth of ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story)  

Jan 02   Janis Kepitis, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 04   Walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of george Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of menahem Avidom, composer  

Jan 07   Red Allen, American musician (d. 1967) was born in the year 1908.  

Famous Deaths In 1908

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   Antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70 in the year 1908.  

Jan 09   Abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65 in the year 1908.  

Jan 14   In the year 1908 holger Drachmann, writer, dies  

Jan 17   On this day in history ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72  

Jan 23   Edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   On this day in history death of mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850)  

Feb 01   Carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44 died in the year 1908.  

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