Historical Events In 1908
Sunday, 20 September 2020
Aug 04 Kurt Eichhorn, conductor on this day in history.
Aug 05 Harold Holt, PM of Australia (1966-67); supported US in Vietnam on this day in history.
Aug 06 George Singer, composer in the year 1908.
Aug 06 In the year 1908 st Louis Card John Lush's 2nd no-hitter, beats Dodgers, 2-0 in 6 inn
Aug 08 Arthur J Goldberg, Ill, UN ambassador/Supreme Court justice (1962-65) in the year 1908.
Aug 08 In the year 1908 joseph [Maria] Olbrich, architect (Wiener Sezession), dies at 40
Aug 10 Gabrielle Keiller, collector/golfer on this day in history.
Aug 12 In the year 1908 ford builds the first Model T.
Aug 12 Lord Renton, QC/British govt minister in the year 1908.
Aug 13 On this day in history cy Young Day in Boston, he pitches briefly against an All-Star team
Aug 13 On this day in history 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 On this day in history lady Jean Swaythling, chief controller (ATS)
Aug 14 Race riot in Springfield Illinois on this day in history.
Aug 17 B Tarkington & HL Wilson's "Man from Home," premieres in NYC in the year 1908.
Aug 17 Bank of Italy opens new HQ at Clay &Montgomery on this day in history.
Aug 17 On this day in history 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) in the year 1908.
Aug 20 In the year 1908 congo Free State becomes Belgian Congo
Aug 20 In the year 1908 congo Free State becomes the Belgian Congo 1912 Plant Quarantine Act goes into effect
Aug 20 Louis Varney, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
Aug 21 In the year 1908 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 The birth of Henri Cartier-Bresson, French photographer in the year 1908.
Aug 23 Arthur Adamov, Kislovodsk Russia, playwright (Paolo Paoli) on this day in history.
Aug 24 In the year 1908 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 on this day in history.
Aug 25 On this day in history esther Waterhouse, doctor/methodist
Aug 26 Bill Hunt, cricketer (NSW slow left-armer, Test for Australia 1933) in the year 1908.
Aug 27 In the year 1908 calgary City Rugby Foot-ball Club re-organizes as the Tigers
Aug 27 Donald [George] Bradman, Australian cricketer (6,996 runs) in the year 1908.