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Historical Events In 1908

Monday, 22 July 2019

Jan 01   The first time, a ball signifying new year dropped at Times Square on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1908 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 in the year 1908.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70  

Jan 05   George Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo) in the year 1908.  

Jan 06   In the year 1908 menahem Avidom, composer  

Jan 07   On this day in history england beat Australia by one wicket at the MCG  

Jan 08   On this day in history (Fearless) Mary Nadia Wadia, actress  

Jan 08   On this day in history subway transit service between Brooklyn and Manhattan begins.  

Jan 09   On this day in history abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67  

Jan 09   Frans Schollaert succeeds De Trooz as premier of Belgium on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   On this day in history simone de Beauvoir, France, author (Mandarins, 2nd Sex)  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history 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   In the year 1908 lionel Stander, NYC, actor (Max-Hart to Hart, Unfaithfully Yours)  

Jan 12   A long-distance radio message is sent from the Eiffel Tower for the first time in the year 1908.  

Jan 12   In the year 1908 ben Seijes, Dutch historian (WW II)  

Jan 13   French pilot Henry Farman is 1st European to fly roundtrip in the year 1908.  

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) on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history holger Drachmann, writer, dies  

Jan 14   Roger Hartigan scores century on Test debut v Eng Adelaide (116) in the year 1908.  

Jan 14   Roger Hartigan scores century on Test debut vs England Adelaide (116) in the year 1908.  

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

Jan 15   C Hill & R J Hartigan make 8th wkt partnership 243 for Aust on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Edward Teller, Budapest Hungary, fathered H-bomb (Manhattan Project) in the year 1908.  

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

Jan 16   In the year 1908 pinnacles National Monument, Calif established  

Jan 16   In the year 1908 pinnacles National Monument, California established  

Jan 17   In the year 1908 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   On this day in history birth of kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928)  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of janis Kepitis, composer  

Jan 04   In the year 1908 birth of angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover  

Jan 04   Walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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   In the year 1908 antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65  

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

Jan 17   Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72 in the year 1908.  

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

Jan 25   Mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850) died on this day in history.  

Feb 01   On this day in history death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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