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Historical Events In 1908

Saturday, 04 July 2020

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   In the year 1908 h Kamerlingh Onnes makes helium liquid (-269C)  

Jul 12   Alain Cuny, actor (Detective, Weite Land, Emmanuelle) in the year 1908.  

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   Aruna Asaf Ali, politician on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history federico Chueca, composer, dies at 62  

Jul 20   Gunnar de Frumerie, composer on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history joseph Mitchell, writer  

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

Jul 26   Federal Bureau of Investigation established in the year 1908.  

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

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

Jul 27   In the year 1908 a Kopff discovers asteroid #668 Dora  

Jul 27   On this day in history lord Jenkins of Putney, British MP of Arts (Labour)  

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   On this day in history around the World Autombile Race ends in Paris  

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

Aug 01   Miloslav Kabelac, composer in the year 1908.  

Aug 02   On this day in history george Kimble, geographer  

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

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

Jan 04   Angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover was born in the year 1908.  

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

Jan 05   George Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo) was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 06   Menahem Avidom, composer was born in the year 1908.  

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   Antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70 in the year 1908.  

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

Jan 10   In the year 1908 anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65  

Jan 14   In the year 1908 holger Drachmann, writer, dies  

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

Jan 23   In the year 1908 edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47  

Jan 25   In the year 1908 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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