Historical Events In 1908
Tuesday, 17 May 2022
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) 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 In the year 1908 leonor Fini, painter
Aug 30 The birth of Fred MacMurray, American actor in the year 1908.
Aug 31 Lab Rachel Katherine Hamilton-Russell ouchere, local historian in the year 1908.
Sep 01 In the year 1908 jean Crepin, soldier/industrialist
Sep 02 In the year 1908 barbara Jo Allen, NYC, actress (Ice Capades Revue, Rosie the Riveter)
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 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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history anthony Wagner, genealogist
Sep 07 On this day in history max Kaminsky, trumpeter
Sep 08 On this day in history geoffrey Hodges, bomb disposal expert
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 Everhardus J van Romondt, physician/Dutch Antillean minister of Eco in the year 1908.
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) on this day in history.
Sep 16 Beecher Moore, sailor in the year 1908.
Sep 16 Carriage-maker, William Durant, founded General Motors Corp on this day in history.
Sep 16 General Motors founded by William C Durant in the year 1908.
Sep 17 On this day in history franz J A Grothe, German composer
Sep 17 In the year 1908 thomas E Selfridge, earlier US aviator, 1st to die in an air crash
Sep 17 In the year 1908 thomas Selfridge becomes 1st fatality of powered flight
Sep 17 In the year 1908 thomas Selfridge becomes first fatality of powered flight
Sep 18 Cleve Indian Bob "Dusty" Rhoades no-hits Boston, 2-1 in the year 1908.