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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.  

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

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 in the year 1908.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1908.  

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

Jan 14   In the year 1908 holger Drachmann, writer, dies  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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