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Historical Events In 1908

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Aug 04   In the year 1908 kurt Eichhorn, conductor  

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

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   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   Gabrielle Keiller, collector/golfer on this day in history.  

Aug 12   On this day in history 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   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   Lady Jean Swaythling, chief controller (ATS) in the year 1908.  

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

Aug 17   Kurt Hessenberg, composer in the year 1908.  

Aug 18   Armijn Pane, Indonesian writer (Belenggu) on this day in history.  

Aug 20   On this day in history alfonso Lopez, baseball player (AL Manager of the year 1959)  

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

Aug 21   In the year 1908 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) on this day in history.  

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

Aug 23   Arthur Adamov, Kislovodsk Russia, playwright (Paolo Paoli) in the year 1908.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1908 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   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   In the year 1908 birth of angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1908 holger Drachmann, writer, dies  

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

Jan 23   Edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850) died on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44 died on this day in history.  

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