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)