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.