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Historical Events In 1908

Sunday, 18 April 2021

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history menahem Avidom, composer  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1908 frans Schollaert succeeds De Trooz as premier of Belgium  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1908 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   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   In the year 1908 french pilot Henry Farman is first European to fly roundtrip  

Jan 14   In the year 1908 carl Esmond, Vienna Austria, actor (Address Unknown, Hitler)  

Jan 14   Holger Drachmann, writer, dies on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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   In the year 1908 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   Janis Kepitis, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian  

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 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   Antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 14   In the year 1908 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   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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