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Historical Events In 1908

Thursday, 06 May 2021

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   George Singer, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 06   On this day in history st Louis Card John Lush's 2nd no-hitter, beats Dodgers, 2-0 in 6 inn  

Aug 08   In the year 1908 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   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   Cy Young Day in Boston, he pitches briefly against an All-Star team in the year 1908.  

Aug 13   In the year 1908 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   Race riot in Springfield Illinois in the year 1908.  

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   In the year 1908 kurt Hessenberg, composer  

Aug 18   In the year 1908 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   Congo Free State becomes the Belgian Congo 1912 Plant Quarantine Act goes into effect on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history henri Cartier-Bresson, Chanteloup, France, photographer  

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   In the year 1908 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   In the year 1908 esther Waterhouse, doctor/methodist  

Aug 26   Bill Hunt, cricketer (NSW slow left-armer, Test for Australia 1933) in the year 1908.  

Aug 27   On this day in history calgary City Rugby Foot-ball Club re-organizes as the Tigers  

Aug 27   Donald [George] Bradman, Australian cricketer (6,996 runs) on this day in history.  

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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   On this day in history birth of janis Kepitis, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1908.  

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   Abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67 in the year 1908.  

Jan 10   In the year 1908 anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   In the year 1908 death of mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850)  

Feb 01   On this day in history death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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