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Historical Events In 1908

Sunday, 15 December 2019

Jul 08   In the year 1908 louis Jordan, Ark, alto saxman (Caldonia)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 14   Chaim Raphael, writer on this day in history.  

Jul 14   William Mason, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Jul 16   In the year 1908 aruna Asaf Ali, politician  

Jul 17   On this day in history rudolf Petzold, composer  

Jul 18   Jaime Nuno, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jul 19   In the year 1908 feyenoord soccer team forms in Rotterdam  

Jul 20   Federico Chueca, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1908.  

Jul 20   Gunnar de Frumerie, composer in the year 1908.  

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

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

Jul 23   A Kopff discovers asteroids #666 Desdemona & #667 Denise on this day in history.  

Jul 23   In the year 1908 karl Swenson, Bkln NY, actor (Lara-Little House on the Prairie)  

Jul 24   On this day in history john Hayes wins 4th olympics marathon (2:55:18.4 world record)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 25   On this day in history joseph Mitchell, writer  

Jul 26   In the year 1908 federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) formed  

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

Jul 26   On this day in history predecessor of the FBI is created by the Department of Justice  

Jul 26   In the year 1908 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) in the year 1908.  

Jul 28   In the year 1908 zbigniew Turski, composer  

Jul 29   On this day in history st Louis Browns Rube Waddell strikes out 16 Phila Athletics  

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

Jul 30   Around the World Automobile Race ends in Paris in the year 1908.  

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

Aug 02   On this day in history george Kimble, geographer  

Aug 03   Dolores del Rio, silent screen actress (Deseada, Bugambilia) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1908

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928)  

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

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

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   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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 23   Edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

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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