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Historical Events In 1908

Saturday, 24 August 2019

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

Jul 09   On this day in history cHU (Christian Historic Union) Dutch political party forms  

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) in the year 1908.  

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   Aruna Asaf Ali, politician in the year 1908.  

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

Jul 18   Jaime Nuno, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1908.  

Jul 19   Feyenoord soccer team forms in Rotterdam on this day in history.  

Jul 20   Federico Chueca, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 22   W Lorenz discovers asteroid #665 Sabine in the year 1908.  

Jul 23   On this day in history a Kopff discovers asteroids #666 Desdemona & #667 Denise  

Jul 23   Karl Swenson, Bkln NY, actor (Lara-Little House on the Prairie) on this day in history.  

Jul 24   In the year 1908 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 in the year 1908.  

Jul 25   Joseph Mitchell, writer on this day in history.  

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

Jul 26   In the year 1908 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) on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 01   On this day in history miloslav Kabelac, composer  

Aug 02   George Kimble, geographer in the year 1908.  

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   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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   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   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   On this day in history 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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