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Historical Events In 1908

Monday, 21 January 2019

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

Jan 02   Ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story) in the year 1908.  

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

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

Jan 08   Subway transit service between Brooklyn and Manhattan begins on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   On this day in history frans Schollaert succeeds De Trooz as premier of Belgium  

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jan 13   In the year 1908 french pilot Henry Farman is 1st European to fly roundtrip  

Jan 13   In the year 1908 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) on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history ethel Merman, stage & screen actress (Anything Goes, Call Me Madam)  

Jan 16   In the year 1908 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   Kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928) was born in the year 1908.  

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

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 in the year 1908.  

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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 06   In the year 1908 birth of menahem Avidom, composer  

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   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 in the year 1908.  

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

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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