Historical Events In 1908
Thursday, 06 May 2021
Aug 04 Kurt Eichhorn, conductor in the year 1908.
Aug 05 Harold Holt, PM of Australia (1966-67); supported US in Vietnam in the year 1908.
Aug 06 George Singer, composer on this day in history.
Aug 06 On this day in history 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 On this day in history ford builds the first Model T.
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 In the year 1908 gene Raymond, NYC, actor (Paris 7000, Fireside Theater)
Aug 13 Ira D Sankey, US evangelist/composer/singer (Gospel Hymns), dies at 67 in the year 1908.
Aug 14 In the year 1908 lady Jean Swaythling, chief controller (ATS)
Aug 14 Race riot in Springfield Illinois in the year 1908.
Aug 17 In the year 1908 b Tarkington & HL Wilson's "Man from Home," premieres in NYC
Aug 17 In the year 1908 bank of Italy opens new HQ at Clay &Montgomery
Aug 17 In the year 1908 kurt Hessenberg, composer
Aug 18 In the year 1908 armijn Pane, Indonesian writer (Belenggu)
Aug 20 Alfonso Lopez, baseball player (AL Manager of the year 1959) on this day in history.
Aug 20 On this day in history 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 On this day in history david Farrar, Forest Gate England, actor (Beat Girl, I Accuse)
Aug 22 On this day in history henri Cartier-Bresson, Chanteloup, France, photographer
Aug 22 Henri Cartier-Bresson, France, photographer (Decisive Moment) on this day in history.
Aug 22 In the year 1908 the birth of Henri Cartier-Bresson, French photographer
Aug 23 In the year 1908 arthur Adamov, Kislovodsk Russia, playwright (Paolo Paoli)
Aug 24 Tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 13 for heavyweight boxing title in the year 1908.
Aug 25 Allen Winter wins US 1st $50,000 trotting race in the year 1908.
Aug 25 On this day in history allen Winter wins US first $50,000 trotting race
Aug 25 In the year 1908 esther Waterhouse, doctor/methodist
Aug 26 Bill Hunt, cricketer (NSW slow left-armer, Test for Australia 1933) in the year 1908.
Aug 27 On this day in history calgary City Rugby Foot-ball Club re-organizes as the Tigers
Aug 27 Donald [George] Bradman, Australian cricketer (6,996 runs) on this day in history.