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Historical Events In 1908

Friday, 16 November 2018

Aug 04   Kurt Eichhorn, conductor in the year 1908.  

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

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   Arthur J Goldberg, Ill, UN ambassador/Supreme Court justice (1962-65) on this day in history.  

Aug 08   Joseph [Maria] Olbrich, architect (Wiener Sezession), dies at 40 in the year 1908.  

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 in the year 1908.  

Aug 13   In the year 1908 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   On this day in history race riot in Springfield Illinois  

Aug 17   B Tarkington & HL Wilson's "Man from Home," premieres in NYC in the year 1908.  

Aug 17   On this day in history bank of Italy opens new HQ at Clay &Montgomery  

Aug 17   Kurt Hessenberg, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 18   On this day in history armijn Pane, Indonesian writer (Belenggu)  

Aug 20   Alfonso Lopez, baseball player (AL Manager of the year 1959) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   Henri Cartier-Bresson, France, photographer (Decisive Moment) in the year 1908.  

Aug 22   On this day in history the birth of Henri Cartier-Bresson, French photographer  

Aug 23   Arthur Adamov, Kislovodsk Russia, playwright (Paolo Paoli) on this day in history.  

Aug 24   Tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 13 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  

Aug 25   Allen Winter wins US 1st $50,000 trotting race on this day in history.  

Aug 25   Allen Winter wins US first $50,000 trotting race in the year 1908.  

Aug 25   On this day in history esther Waterhouse, doctor/methodist  

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   In the year 1908 donald [George] Bradman, Australian cricketer (6,996 runs)  

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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   On this day in history birth of ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story)  

Jan 02   Janis Kepitis, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian was born in the year 1908.  

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

Jan 06   Menahem Avidom, composer was born in the year 1908.  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1908 abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67  

Jan 10   Anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 23   In the year 1908 edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47  

Jan 25   On this day in history 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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