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Historical Events In 1908

Friday, 24 May 2019

Aug 04   Kurt Eichhorn, conductor on this day in history.  

Aug 05   Harold Holt, PM of Australia (1966-67); supported US in Vietnam in the year 1908.  

Aug 06   In the year 1908 george Singer, composer  

Aug 06   In the year 1908 st Louis Card John Lush's 2nd no-hitter, beats Dodgers, 2-0 in 6 inn  

Aug 08   In the year 1908 arthur J Goldberg, Ill, UN ambassador/Supreme Court justice (1962-65)  

Aug 08   In the year 1908 joseph [Maria] Olbrich, architect (Wiener Sezession), dies at 40  

Aug 10   In the year 1908 gabrielle Keiller, collector/golfer  

Aug 12   Ford builds the first Model T in the year 1908.  

Aug 12   In the year 1908 lord Renton, QC/British govt minister  

Aug 13   Cy Young Day in Boston, he pitches briefly against an All-Star team in the year 1908.  

Aug 13   On this day in history gene Raymond, NYC, actor (Paris 7000, Fireside Theater)  

Aug 13   In the year 1908 ira D Sankey, US evangelist/composer/singer (Gospel Hymns), dies at 67  

Aug 14   Lady Jean Swaythling, chief controller (ATS) on this day in history.  

Aug 14   Race riot in Springfield Illinois in the year 1908.  

Aug 17   B Tarkington & HL Wilson's "Man from Home," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Aug 17   Bank of Italy opens new HQ at Clay &Montgomery in the year 1908.  

Aug 17   Kurt Hessenberg, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 18   Armijn Pane, Indonesian writer (Belenggu) in the year 1908.  

Aug 20   In the year 1908 alfonso Lopez, baseball player (AL Manager of the year 1959)  

Aug 20   In the year 1908 congo Free State becomes Belgian Congo  

Aug 20   Congo Free State becomes the Belgian Congo 1912 Plant Quarantine Act goes into effect on this day in history.  

Aug 20   On this day in history louis Varney, composer, dies at 64  

Aug 21   In the year 1908 david Farrar, Forest Gate England, actor (Beat Girl, I Accuse)  

Aug 22   Henri Cartier-Bresson, Chanteloup, France, photographer on this day in history.  

Aug 22   In the year 1908 henri Cartier-Bresson, France, photographer (Decisive Moment)  

Aug 22   The birth of Henri Cartier-Bresson, French photographer in the year 1908.  

Aug 23   Arthur Adamov, Kislovodsk Russia, playwright (Paolo Paoli) in the year 1908.  

Aug 24   Tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 13 for heavyweight boxing title in the year 1908.  

Aug 25   In the year 1908 allen Winter wins US 1st $50,000 trotting race  

Aug 25   In the year 1908 allen Winter wins US first $50,000 trotting race  

Aug 25   On this day in history esther Waterhouse, doctor/methodist  

Aug 26   Bill Hunt, cricketer (NSW slow left-armer, Test for Australia 1933) on this day in history.  

Aug 27   Calgary City Rugby Foot-ball Club re-organizes as the Tigers on this day in history.  

Aug 27   On this day in history donald [George] Bradman, Australian cricketer (6,996 runs)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1908

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1908 birth of kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928)  

Jan 02   Ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of janis Kepitis, composer  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of menahem Avidom, composer  

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

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

Jan 10   Anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65 in the year 1908.  

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

Jan 17   Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72 in the year 1908.  

Jan 23   Edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47 in the year 1908.  

Jan 25   In the year 1908 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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