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Historical Events In 1908

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Aug 28   14th US Golf Open: Fred McLeod shoots a 322 at Myopia Hunt Club Mass on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1908.  

Sep 02   Barbara Jo Allen, NYC, actress (Ice Capades Revue, Rosie the Riveter) in the year 1908.  

Sep 02   In the year 1908 tommy Burns KOs Bill Lang in 6 for heavyweight boxing title  

Sep 03   Cornelis Pijnacker Hordijk, gov-gen (Dutch East-Indies), dies on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Sep 05   In the year 1908 dodger Nap Rucker no-hits Boston Braves, 6-0  

Sep 05   In the year 1908 joaquin Maria Nin-Culmell, Berlin Germany, Cuban/Spanish composer  

Sep 06   On this day in history anthony Wagner, genealogist  

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) on this day in history.  

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

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   Winston Churchill marries Clementine Hozier on this day in history.  

Sep 13   In the year 1908 ray Burns Green, composer  

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) in the year 1908.  

Sep 16   Beecher Moore, sailor in the year 1908.  

Sep 16   On this day in history carriage-maker, William Durant, founded General Motors Corp  

Sep 16   In the year 1908 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   On this day in history thomas Selfridge becomes 1st fatality of powered flight  

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 in the year 1908.  

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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   On this day in history birth of walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian  

Jan 05   George Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo) was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 06   In the year 1908 birth of menahem Avidom, composer  

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   Antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70 in the year 1908.  

Jan 09   Abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65  

Jan 14   Holger Drachmann, writer, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72  

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

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

Feb 01   In the year 1908 death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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