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Historical Events In 1908

Friday, 16 November 2018

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

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

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

Jan 04   Antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70 in the year 1908.  

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

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

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   In the year 1908 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 in the year 1908.  

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

Jan 09   Simone de Beauvoir, France, author (Mandarins, 2nd Sex) in the year 1908.  

Jan 09   On this day in history the birth of Simone de Beauvoir, French novelist  

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   On this day in history 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   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   French pilot Henry Farman is first European to fly roundtrip in the year 1908.  

Jan 14   Carl Esmond, Vienna Austria, actor (Address Unknown, Hitler) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jan 16   Pinnacles National Monument, California established in the year 1908.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1908 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   Menahem Avidom, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of red Allen, American musician (d. 1967)  

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

Jan 25   On this day in history death of mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850)  

Feb 01   In the year 1908 death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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