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Historical Events In 1908

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

Aug 28   In the year 1908 14th US Golf Open: Fred McLeod shoots a 322 at Myopia Hunt Club Mass  

Aug 28   Roger Tory Peterson, NY, ornithologist/writer (How to Know Birds) in the year 1908.  

Aug 29   NY gives a ticker tape parade to returning US Olympians from London in the year 1908.  

Aug 30   In the year 1908 leonor Fini, painter  

Aug 30   On this day in history the birth of Fred MacMurray, American actor  

Aug 31   In the year 1908 lab Rachel Katherine Hamilton-Russell ouchere, local historian  

Sep 01   Jean Crepin, soldier/industrialist on this day in history.  

Sep 02   In the year 1908 barbara Jo Allen, NYC, actress (Ice Capades Revue, Rosie the Riveter)  

Sep 02   Tommy Burns KOs Bill Lang in 6 for heavyweight boxing title in the year 1908.  

Sep 03   In the year 1908 cornelis Pijnacker Hordijk, gov-gen (Dutch East-Indies), dies  

Sep 03   On this day in history james Barries "What Every Woman Knows," premieres in London  

Sep 04   In the year 1908 caledonia & Hillhurst Football Clubs play for Central Alberta Rugby Football League championship  

Sep 04   In the year 1908 edward Dmytryk, director (Carpetbaggers, Young Lions, Caine Mutiny)  

Sep 05   Dodger Nap Rucker no-hits Boston Braves, 6-0 in the year 1908.  

Sep 05   Joaquin Maria Nin-Culmell, Berlin Germany, Cuban/Spanish composer in the year 1908.  

Sep 06   Anthony Wagner, genealogist on this day in history.  

Sep 07   Max Kaminsky, trumpeter in the year 1908.  

Sep 08   Geoffrey Hodges, bomb disposal expert in the year 1908.  

Sep 09   Cesare Pavese, Italian writer (La belle estate) in the year 1908.  

Sep 09   Orville Wright makes 1st 1-hr airplane flight, Fort Myer, Va in the year 1908.  

Sep 10   On this day in history raymond Harry Warnow Scott, Bkln NY, orch leader (Your Hit Parade)  

Sep 11   Everhardus J van Romondt, physician/Dutch Antillean minister of Eco in the year 1908.  

Sep 12   On this day in history winston Churchill marries Clementine Hozier  

Sep 13   Ray Burns Green, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 14   In the year 1908 bernie Green, NYC, orch leader (Arthur Godfrey Show, Garry Moore Show)  

Sep 15   Gerd Gaiser, German writer (Ship in the Mountain) on this day in history.  

Sep 16   On this day in history beecher Moore, sailor  

Sep 16   Carriage-maker, William Durant, founded General Motors Corp in the year 1908.  

Sep 16   General Motors founded by William C Durant on this day in history.  

Sep 17   On this day in history franz J A Grothe, German composer  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 18   Cleve Indian Bob "Dusty" Rhoades no-hits Boston, 2-1 on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1908 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   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   In the year 1908 birth of red Allen, American musician (d. 1967)  

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

Jan 10   Anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65 in the year 1908.  

Jan 14   On this day in history holger Drachmann, writer, dies  

Jan 17   Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 23   On this day in history edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47  

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

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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