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Historical Events In 1908

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

Aug 04   Kurt Eichhorn, conductor in the year 1908.  

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

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history gabrielle Keiller, collector/golfer  

Aug 12   On this day in history ford builds the first Model T.  

Aug 12   On this day in history lord Renton, QC/British govt minister  

Aug 13   Cy Young Day in Boston, he pitches briefly against an All-Star team on this day in history.  

Aug 13   Gene Raymond, NYC, actor (Paris 7000, Fireside Theater) in the year 1908.  

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   On this day in history race riot in Springfield Illinois  

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   On this day in history kurt Hessenberg, composer  

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

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   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 in the year 1908.  

Aug 21   In the year 1908 david Farrar, Forest Gate England, actor (Beat Girl, I Accuse)  

Aug 22   In the year 1908 henri Cartier-Bresson, Chanteloup, France, photographer  

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

Aug 22   The birth of Henri Cartier-Bresson, French photographer on this day in history.  

Aug 23   On this day in history 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   Esther Waterhouse, doctor/methodist in the year 1908.  

Aug 26   In the year 1908 bill Hunt, cricketer (NSW slow left-armer, Test for Australia 1933)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 05   George Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo) was born in the year 1908.  

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

Jan 07   Red Allen, American musician (d. 1967) was born in the year 1908.  

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   Anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65 in the year 1908.  

Jan 14   Holger Drachmann, writer, dies in the year 1908.  

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   On this day in history death of mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850)  

Feb 01   Carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44 died in the year 1908.  

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