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Historical Events In 1908

Sunday, 16 June 2019

Jul 08   On this day in history louis Jordan, Ark, alto saxman (Caldonia)  

Jul 09   CHU (Christian Historic Union) Dutch political party forms in the year 1908.  

Jul 10   On this day in history eliza Laurillard, vicar/poet/writer, dies at 78  

Jul 10   H Kamerlingh Onnes makes helium liquid (-269C) in the year 1908.  

Jul 12   Alain Cuny, actor (Detective, Weite Land, Emmanuelle) on this day in history.  

Jul 13   On this day in history 4th modern Olympic games opens in London  

Jul 14   On this day in history chaim Raphael, writer  

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

Jul 16   On this day in history aruna Asaf Ali, politician  

Jul 17   Rudolf Petzold, composer on this day in history.  

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   Federico Chueca, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Jul 20   On this day in history gunnar de Frumerie, composer  

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

Jul 22   In the year 1908 w Lorenz discovers asteroid #665 Sabine  

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) on this day in history.  

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

Jul 25   In the year 1908 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.  

Jul 25   Joseph Mitchell, writer in the year 1908.  

Jul 26   Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) formed on this day in history.  

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

Jul 26   Predecessor of the FBI is created by the Department of Justice in the year 1908.  

Jul 26   Salvador Allende Gossens, Chile's last elected president (1970-73) in the year 1908.  

Jul 27   A Kopff discovers asteroid #668 Dora in the year 1908.  

Jul 27   In the year 1908 lord Jenkins of Putney, British MP of Arts (Labour)  

Jul 28   Zbigniew Turski, composer on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1908.  

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

Aug 01   Miloslav Kabelac, composer in the year 1908.  

Aug 02   In the year 1908 george Kimble, geographer  

Aug 03   Dolores del Rio, silent screen actress (Deseada, Bugambilia) 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   In the year 1908 birth of ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story)  

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

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

Jan 04   In the year 1908 birth of walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian  

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

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

Jan 07   In the year 1908 birth of red Allen, American musician (d. 1967)  

Famous Deaths In 1908

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1908 antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70  

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

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

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

Jan 17   On this day in history ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72  

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

Jan 25   Mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850) died on this day in history.  

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

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