Historical Events In 1908
Saturday, 16 January 2021
Aug 28 14th US Golf Open: Fred McLeod shoots a 322 at Myopia Hunt Club Mass in the year 1908.
Aug 28 On this day in history roger Tory Peterson, NY, ornithologist/writer (How to Know Birds)
Aug 29 In the year 1908 nY gives a ticker tape parade to returning US Olympians from London
Aug 30 Leonor Fini, painter on this day in history.
Aug 30 The birth of Fred MacMurray, American actor in the year 1908.
Aug 31 Lab Rachel Katherine Hamilton-Russell ouchere, local historian on this day in history.
Sep 01 On this day in history jean Crepin, soldier/industrialist
Sep 02 Barbara Jo Allen, NYC, actress (Ice Capades Revue, Rosie the Riveter) on this day in history.
Sep 02 Tommy Burns KOs Bill Lang in 6 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.
Sep 03 In the year 1908 cornelis Pijnacker Hordijk, gov-gen (Dutch East-Indies), dies
Sep 03 James Barries "What Every Woman Knows," premieres in London in the year 1908.
Sep 04 Caledonia & Hillhurst Football Clubs play for Central Alberta Rugby Football League championship in the year 1908.
Sep 04 Edward Dmytryk, director (Carpetbaggers, Young Lions, Caine Mutiny) in the year 1908.
Sep 05 Dodger Nap Rucker no-hits Boston Braves, 6-0 in the year 1908.
Sep 05 In the year 1908 joaquin Maria Nin-Culmell, Berlin Germany, Cuban/Spanish composer
Sep 06 In the year 1908 anthony Wagner, genealogist
Sep 07 On this day in history max Kaminsky, trumpeter
Sep 08 Geoffrey Hodges, bomb disposal expert in the year 1908.
Sep 09 Cesare Pavese, Italian writer (La belle estate) on this day in history.
Sep 09 On this day in history orville Wright makes 1st 1-hr airplane flight, Fort Myer, Va
Sep 10 In the year 1908 raymond Harry Warnow Scott, Bkln NY, orch leader (Your Hit Parade)
Sep 11 On this day in history everhardus J van Romondt, physician/Dutch Antillean minister of Eco
Sep 12 In the year 1908 winston Churchill marries Clementine Hozier
Sep 13 In the year 1908 ray Burns Green, composer
Sep 14 Bernie Green, NYC, orch leader (Arthur Godfrey Show, Garry Moore Show) in the year 1908.
Sep 15 Gerd Gaiser, German writer (Ship in the Mountain) on this day in history.
Sep 16 In the year 1908 beecher Moore, sailor
Sep 16 On this day in history carriage-maker, William Durant, founded General Motors Corp
Sep 16 On this day in history general Motors founded by William C Durant
Sep 17 Franz J A Grothe, German composer on this day in history.
Sep 17 Thomas E Selfridge, earlier US aviator, 1st to die in an air crash in the year 1908.
Sep 17 Thomas Selfridge becomes 1st fatality of powered flight on this day in history.
Sep 17 Thomas Selfridge becomes first fatality of powered flight in the year 1908.
Sep 18 Cleve Indian Bob "Dusty" Rhoades no-hits Boston, 2-1 on this day in history.