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Historical Events In 1908

Monday, 25 March 2019

Aug 04   Kurt Eichhorn, conductor in the year 1908.  

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   St Louis Card John Lush's 2nd no-hitter, beats Dodgers, 2-0 in 6 inn on this day in history.  

Aug 08   In the year 1908 arthur J Goldberg, Ill, UN ambassador/Supreme Court justice (1962-65)  

Aug 08   Joseph [Maria] Olbrich, architect (Wiener Sezession), dies at 40 on this day in history.  

Aug 10   On this day in history gabrielle Keiller, collector/golfer  

Aug 12   In the year 1908 ford builds the first Model T.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Aug 17   Bank of Italy opens new HQ at Clay &Montgomery in the year 1908.  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history louis Varney, composer, dies at 64  

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 in the year 1908.  

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

Aug 22   In the year 1908 the birth of Henri Cartier-Bresson, French photographer  

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

Aug 24   On this day in history tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 13 for heavyweight boxing title  

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

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   Calgary City Rugby Foot-ball Club re-organizes as the Tigers in the year 1908.  

Aug 27   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928)  

Jan 02   Ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 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 on this day in history.  

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   Abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 17   In the year 1908 ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72  

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   Carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44 died on this day in history.  

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