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Historical Events In 1908

Friday, 24 January 2020

Aug 04   In the year 1908 kurt Eichhorn, conductor  

Aug 05   Harold Holt, PM of Australia (1966-67); supported US in Vietnam in the year 1908.  

Aug 06   George Singer, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 12   In the year 1908 lord Renton, QC/British govt minister  

Aug 13   In the year 1908 cy Young Day in Boston, he pitches briefly against an All-Star team  

Aug 13   Gene Raymond, NYC, actor (Paris 7000, Fireside Theater) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1908 race riot in Springfield Illinois  

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

Aug 17   In the year 1908 bank of Italy opens new HQ at Clay &Montgomery  

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   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 in the year 1908.  

Aug 21   On this day in history david Farrar, Forest Gate England, actor (Beat Girl, I Accuse)  

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

Aug 22   In the year 1908 henri Cartier-Bresson, France, photographer (Decisive Moment)  

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   In the year 1908 tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 13 for heavyweight boxing title  

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

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

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

Aug 26   In the year 1908 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   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   In the year 1908 birth of kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   George Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 17   Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72 in the year 1908.  

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

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