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Historical Events In 1908

Thursday, 21 February 2019

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   Eliza Laurillard, vicar/poet/writer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Jul 10   H Kamerlingh Onnes makes helium liquid (-269C) on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 14   In the year 1908 chaim Raphael, writer  

Jul 14   On this day in history william Mason, composer, dies at 79  

Jul 16   Aruna Asaf Ali, politician on this day in history.  

Jul 17   On this day in history 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   In the year 1908 federico Chueca, composer, dies at 62  

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

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   In the year 1908 a Kopff discovers asteroids #666 Desdemona & #667 Denise  

Jul 23   Karl Swenson, Bkln NY, actor (Lara-Little House on the Prairie) in the year 1908.  

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   In the year 1908 federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) formed  

Jul 26   Federal Bureau of Investigation established on this day in history.  

Jul 26   In the year 1908 predecessor of the FBI is created by the Department of Justice  

Jul 26   In the year 1908 salvador Allende Gossens, Chile's last elected president (1970-73)  

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

Jul 27   Lord Jenkins of Putney, British MP of Arts (Labour) on this day in history.  

Jul 28   Zbigniew Turski, composer in the year 1908.  

Jul 29   St Louis Browns Rube Waddell strikes out 16 Phila Athletics in the year 1908.  

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

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   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of red Allen, American musician (d. 1967)  

Famous Deaths In 1908

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70  

Jan 09   On this day in history abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67  

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

Jan 14   On this day in history holger Drachmann, writer, dies  

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   Mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850) died in the year 1908.  

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

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