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Historical Events In 1908

Monday, 10 December 2018

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

Aug 28   Roger Tory Peterson, NY, ornithologist/writer (How to Know Birds) on this day in history.  

Aug 29   On this day in history nY gives a ticker tape parade to returning US Olympians from London  

Aug 30   Leonor Fini, painter in the year 1908.  

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

Aug 31   On this day in history lab Rachel Katherine Hamilton-Russell ouchere, local historian  

Sep 01   On this day in history jean Crepin, soldier/industrialist  

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

Sep 02   On this day in history tommy Burns KOs Bill Lang in 6 for heavyweight boxing title  

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

Sep 03   In the year 1908 james Barries "What Every Woman Knows," premieres in London  

Sep 04   Caledonia & Hillhurst Football Clubs play for Central Alberta Rugby Football League championship in the year 1908.  

Sep 04   On this day in history edward Dmytryk, director (Carpetbaggers, Young Lions, Caine Mutiny)  

Sep 05   Dodger Nap Rucker no-hits Boston Braves, 6-0 on this day in history.  

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

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

Sep 07   Max Kaminsky, trumpeter on this day in history.  

Sep 08   Geoffrey Hodges, bomb disposal expert on this day in history.  

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   Raymond Harry Warnow Scott, Bkln NY, orch leader (Your Hit Parade) in the year 1908.  

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   On this day in history ray Burns Green, composer  

Sep 14   Bernie Green, NYC, orch leader (Arthur Godfrey Show, Garry Moore Show) on this day in history.  

Sep 15   In the year 1908 gerd Gaiser, German writer (Ship in the Mountain)  

Sep 16   On this day in history beecher Moore, sailor  

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

Sep 16   General Motors founded by William C Durant in the year 1908.  

Sep 17   Franz J A Grothe, German composer in the year 1908.  

Sep 17   In the year 1908 thomas E Selfridge, earlier US aviator, 1st to die in an air crash  

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   On this day in history cleve Indian Bob "Dusty" Rhoades no-hits Boston, 2-1  

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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 in the year 1908.  

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   On this day in history birth of angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover  

Jan 04   Walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian was born in the year 1908.  

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

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   In the year 1908 antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70  

Jan 09   On this day in history abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67  

Jan 10   In the year 1908 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   In the year 1908 edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47  

Jan 25   Mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850) died in the year 1908.  

Feb 01   Carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44 died on this day in history.  

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