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Historical Events In 1908

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Aug 04   On this day in history kurt Eichhorn, conductor  

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

Aug 06   On this day in history george Singer, composer  

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

Aug 08   On this day in history joseph [Maria] Olbrich, architect (Wiener Sezession), dies at 40  

Aug 10   Gabrielle Keiller, collector/golfer in the year 1908.  

Aug 12   Ford builds the first Model T on this day in history.  

Aug 12   Lord Renton, QC/British govt minister on this day in history.  

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   Ira D Sankey, US evangelist/composer/singer (Gospel Hymns), dies at 67 in the year 1908.  

Aug 14   Lady Jean Swaythling, chief controller (ATS) in the year 1908.  

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

Aug 17   On this day in history b Tarkington & HL Wilson's "Man from Home," premieres in NYC  

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) in the year 1908.  

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

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

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   Esther Waterhouse, doctor/methodist in the year 1908.  

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 in the year 1908.  

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 in the year 1908.  

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   In the year 1908 birth of angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover  

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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 06   Menahem Avidom, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65  

Jan 14   Holger Drachmann, writer, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72  

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   In the year 1908 death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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