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Historical Events In 1908

Saturday, 23 March 2019

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   Canadian branch of the Royal Mint opens in Ottawa on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   Antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   Menahem Avidom, composer in the year 1908.  

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

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

Jan 09   The birth of Simone de Beauvoir, French novelist on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history bernard Lee, London England, actor (M in James Bond movies)  

Jan 11   Lionel Stander, NYC, actor (Max-Hart to Hart, Unfaithfully Yours) in the year 1908.  

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

Jan 12   On this day in history ben Seijes, Dutch historian (WW II)  

Jan 13   French pilot Henry Farman is 1st European to fly roundtrip on this day in history.  

Jan 13   In the year 1908 french pilot Henry Farman is first European to fly roundtrip  

Jan 14   On this day in history carl Esmond, Vienna Austria, actor (Address Unknown, Hitler)  

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

Jan 14   Roger Hartigan scores century on Test debut v Eng Adelaide (116) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jan 15   In the year 1908 edward Teller, Budapest Hungary, fathered H-bomb (Manhattan Project)  

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   In the year 1908 pinnacles National Monument, California established  

Jan 17   Akkineni LV Lakshmi Varaprasada Rao Prasad, producer in the year 1908.  

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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   On this day in history birth of ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story)  

Jan 02   Janis Kepitis, composer was born in the year 1908.  

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   In the year 1908 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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1908 abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67  

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

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

Jan 17   Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 23   On this day in history edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47  

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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