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Historical Events In 1908

Sunday, 05 April 2020

Jul 08   On this day in history 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   In the year 1908 h Kamerlingh Onnes makes helium liquid (-269C)  

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

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

Jul 14   In the year 1908 chaim Raphael, writer  

Jul 14   In the year 1908 william Mason, composer, dies at 79  

Jul 16   Aruna Asaf Ali, politician in the year 1908.  

Jul 17   On this day in history rudolf Petzold, composer  

Jul 18   In the year 1908 jaime Nuno, composer, dies at 83  

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

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

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

Jul 22   Amy Vanderbilt, authority on etiquette (Complete Book of Etiquette) in the year 1908.  

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) 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 on this day in history.  

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   Predecessor of the FBI is created by the Department of Justice on this day in history.  

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

Jul 27   On this day in history a Kopff discovers asteroid #668 Dora  

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

Jul 28   On this day in history 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   In the year 1908 around the World Automobile Race ends in Paris  

Aug 01   In the year 1908 miloslav Kabelac, composer  

Aug 02   George Kimble, geographer in the year 1908.  

Aug 03   On this day in history 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   Kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928) was born in the year 1908.  

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   In the year 1908 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   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   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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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