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Historical Events In 1908

Saturday, 19 January 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   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1908 gabrielle Keiller, collector/golfer  

Aug 12   Ford builds the first Model T in the year 1908.  

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   On this day in history gene Raymond, NYC, actor (Paris 7000, Fireside Theater)  

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

Aug 14   In the year 1908 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 in the year 1908.  

Aug 17   On this day in history kurt Hessenberg, composer  

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   On this day in history congo Free State becomes Belgian Congo  

Aug 20   On this day in history 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   David Farrar, Forest Gate England, actor (Beat Girl, I Accuse) in the year 1908.  

Aug 22   Henri Cartier-Bresson, Chanteloup, France, photographer on this day in history.  

Aug 22   Henri Cartier-Bresson, France, photographer (Decisive Moment) in the year 1908.  

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   Tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 13 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  

Aug 25   On this day in history allen Winter wins US 1st $50,000 trotting race  

Aug 25   On this day in history allen Winter wins US first $50,000 trotting race  

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

Aug 26   On this day in history bill Hunt, cricketer (NSW slow left-armer, Test for Australia 1933)  

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.  

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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   Ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story) was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 02   In the year 1908 birth of janis Kepitis, composer  

Jan 04   Angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 04   In the year 1908 birth of walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian  

Jan 05   In the year 1908 birth of george Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of menahem Avidom, composer  

Jan 07   Red Allen, American musician (d. 1967) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1908

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   Antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70 in the year 1908.  

Jan 09   In the year 1908 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   On this day in history holger Drachmann, writer, dies  

Jan 17   Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 23   On this day in history edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47  

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

Feb 01   On this day in history death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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