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Historical Events In 1908

Wednesday, 01 April 2020

Aug 04   In the year 1908 kurt Eichhorn, conductor  

Aug 05   On this day in history harold Holt, PM of Australia (1966-67); supported US in Vietnam  

Aug 06   George Singer, composer in the year 1908.  

Aug 06   St Louis Card John Lush's 2nd no-hitter, beats Dodgers, 2-0 in 6 inn on this day in history.  

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

Aug 08   Joseph [Maria] Olbrich, architect (Wiener Sezession), dies at 40 on this day in history.  

Aug 10   Gabrielle Keiller, collector/golfer on this day in history.  

Aug 12   On this day in history ford builds the first Model T.  

Aug 12   On this day in history lord Renton, QC/British govt minister  

Aug 13   On this day in history cy Young Day in Boston, he pitches briefly against an All-Star team  

Aug 13   Gene Raymond, NYC, actor (Paris 7000, Fireside Theater) in the year 1908.  

Aug 13   Ira D Sankey, US evangelist/composer/singer (Gospel Hymns), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Aug 14   On this day in history lady Jean Swaythling, chief controller (ATS)  

Aug 14   On this day in history race riot in Springfield Illinois  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 18   Armijn Pane, Indonesian writer (Belenggu) on this day in history.  

Aug 20   Alfonso Lopez, baseball player (AL Manager of the year 1959) in the year 1908.  

Aug 20   Congo Free State becomes Belgian Congo in the year 1908.  

Aug 20   In the year 1908 congo Free State becomes the Belgian Congo 1912 Plant Quarantine Act goes into effect  

Aug 20   In the year 1908 louis Varney, composer, dies at 64  

Aug 21   David Farrar, Forest Gate England, actor (Beat Girl, I Accuse) in the year 1908.  

Aug 22   On this day in history henri Cartier-Bresson, Chanteloup, France, photographer  

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   In the year 1908 arthur Adamov, Kislovodsk Russia, playwright (Paolo Paoli)  

Aug 24   On this day in history tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 13 for heavyweight boxing title  

Aug 25   Allen Winter wins US 1st $50,000 trotting race in the year 1908.  

Aug 25   Allen Winter wins US first $50,000 trotting race in the year 1908.  

Aug 25   Esther Waterhouse, doctor/methodist on this day in history.  

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   Donald [George] Bradman, Australian cricketer (6,996 runs) 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1908 birth of ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story)  

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   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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 10   Anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850) died in the year 1908.  

Feb 01   Carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44 died on this day in history.  

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