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Historical Events In 1908

Friday, 20 September 2019

Jan 01   On this day in history the first time, a ball signifying new year dropped at Times Square  

Jan 02   On this day in history ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story)  

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 in the year 1908.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1908 antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70  

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

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

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

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Muir Woods National Monument, California established on this day in history.  

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   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) on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Lionel Stander, NYC, actor (Max-Hart to Hart, Unfaithfully Yours) on this day in history.  

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

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   Holger Drachmann, writer, dies on this day in history.  

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   C Hill & R J Hartigan make 8th wicket partnership 243 for Australia in the year 1908.  

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) in the year 1908.  

Jan 16   Ethel Merman, stage & screen actress (Anything Goes, Call Me Madam) on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Pinnacles National Monument, Calif established on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1908 birth of janis Kepitis, composer  

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

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

Jan 05   George Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Menahem Avidom, composer was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 07   In the year 1908 birth of red Allen, American musician (d. 1967)  

Famous Deaths In 1908

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

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

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

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

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   In the year 1908 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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