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Historical Events In 1908

Monday, 22 April 2019

Jul 08   Louis Jordan, Ark, alto saxman (Caldonia) on this day in history.  

Jul 09   CHU (Christian Historic Union) Dutch political party forms on this day in history.  

Jul 10   In the year 1908 eliza Laurillard, vicar/poet/writer, dies at 78  

Jul 10   H Kamerlingh Onnes makes helium liquid (-269C) on this day in history.  

Jul 12   On this day in history alain Cuny, actor (Detective, Weite Land, Emmanuelle)  

Jul 13   4th modern Olympic games opens in London in the year 1908.  

Jul 14   Chaim Raphael, writer in the year 1908.  

Jul 14   William Mason, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1908.  

Jul 16   Aruna Asaf Ali, politician on this day in history.  

Jul 17   Rudolf Petzold, composer in the year 1908.  

Jul 18   On this day in history jaime Nuno, composer, dies at 83  

Jul 19   Feyenoord soccer team forms in Rotterdam in the year 1908.  

Jul 20   In the year 1908 federico Chueca, composer, dies at 62  

Jul 20   In the year 1908 gunnar de Frumerie, composer  

Jul 22   Amy Vanderbilt, authority on etiquette (Complete Book of Etiquette) on this day in history.  

Jul 22   W Lorenz discovers asteroid #665 Sabine on this day in history.  

Jul 23   A Kopff discovers asteroids #666 Desdemona & #667 Denise in the year 1908.  

Jul 23   Karl Swenson, Bkln NY, actor (Lara-Little House on the Prairie) in the year 1908.  

Jul 24   John Hayes wins 4th olympics marathon (2:55:18.4 world record) in the year 1908.  

Jul 25   Ajinomoto is founded. Kikunae Ikeda of the Tokyo Imperial University discovers that a key ingredient in Konbu soup stock is monosodium glutamate (MSG), and patents a process for manufacturing it in the year 1908.  

Jul 25   In the year 1908 joseph Mitchell, writer  

Jul 26   On this day in history federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) formed  

Jul 26   On this day in history federal Bureau of Investigation established  

Jul 26   In the year 1908 predecessor of the FBI is created by the Department of Justice  

Jul 26   On this day in history salvador Allende Gossens, Chile's last elected president (1970-73)  

Jul 27   A Kopff discovers asteroid #668 Dora on this day in history.  

Jul 27   Lord Jenkins of Putney, British MP of Arts (Labour) on this day in history.  

Jul 28   In the year 1908 zbigniew Turski, composer  

Jul 29   St Louis Browns Rube Waddell strikes out 16 Phila Athletics on this day in history.  

Jul 30   Around the World Autombile Race ends in Paris on this day in history.  

Jul 30   In the year 1908 around the World Automobile Race ends in Paris  

Aug 01   Miloslav Kabelac, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 02   George Kimble, geographer on this day in history.  

Aug 03   In the year 1908 dolores del Rio, silent screen actress (Deseada, Bugambilia)  

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

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

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

Jan 04   Walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   On this day in history abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67  

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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