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Historical Events In 1908

Wednesday, 26 June 2019

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   NY gives a ticker tape parade to returning US Olympians from London on this day in history.  

Aug 30   Leonor Fini, painter in the year 1908.  

Aug 30   The birth of Fred MacMurray, American actor in the year 1908.  

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

Sep 01   In the year 1908 jean Crepin, soldier/industrialist  

Sep 02   Barbara Jo Allen, NYC, actress (Ice Capades Revue, Rosie the Riveter) on this day in history.  

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

Sep 03   On this day in history 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   Caledonia & Hillhurst Football Clubs play for Central Alberta Rugby Football League championship on this day in history.  

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   Joaquin Maria Nin-Culmell, Berlin Germany, Cuban/Spanish composer on this day in history.  

Sep 06   In the year 1908 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   In the year 1908 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 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 13   Ray Burns Green, composer in the year 1908.  

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

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   In the year 1908 carriage-maker, William Durant, founded General Motors Corp  

Sep 16   In the year 1908 general Motors founded by William C Durant  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 17   Thomas Selfridge becomes 1st fatality of powered flight in the year 1908.  

Sep 17   In the year 1908 thomas Selfridge becomes first fatality of powered flight  

Sep 18   In the year 1908 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Janis Kepitis, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of george Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo)  

Jan 06   Menahem Avidom, composer was born in the year 1908.  

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   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   Anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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

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