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Historical Events In 1908

Monday, 20 January 2020

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

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

Jul 10   Eliza Laurillard, vicar/poet/writer, dies at 78 in the year 1908.  

Jul 10   In the year 1908 h Kamerlingh Onnes makes helium liquid (-269C)  

Jul 12   In the year 1908 alain Cuny, actor (Detective, Weite Land, Emmanuelle)  

Jul 13   In the year 1908 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 in the year 1908.  

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

Jul 17   In the year 1908 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   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) 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   Salvador Allende Gossens, Chile's last elected president (1970-73) on this day in history.  

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   St Louis Browns Rube Waddell strikes out 16 Phila Athletics on this day in history.  

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

Jul 30   On this day in history around the World Automobile Race ends in Paris  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1908 birth of janis Kepitis, composer  

Jan 04   In the year 1908 birth of angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover  

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   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   Antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1908 abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67  

Jan 10   On this day in history anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65  

Jan 14   Holger Drachmann, writer, dies in the year 1908.  

Jan 17   In the year 1908 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   On this day in history death of mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850)  

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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