Historical Events In 1908
Tuesday, 28 January 2020
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 In the year 1908 nY gives a ticker tape parade to returning US Olympians from London
Aug 30 On this day in history 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 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 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 James Barries "What Every Woman Knows," premieres in London in the year 1908.
Sep 04 In the year 1908 caledonia & Hillhurst Football Clubs play for Central Alberta Rugby Football League championship
Sep 04 In the year 1908 edward Dmytryk, director (Carpetbaggers, Young Lions, Caine Mutiny)
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 On this day in history max Kaminsky, trumpeter
Sep 08 In the year 1908 geoffrey Hodges, bomb disposal expert
Sep 09 On this day in history cesare Pavese, Italian writer (La belle estate)
Sep 09 In the year 1908 orville Wright makes 1st 1-hr airplane flight, Fort Myer, Va
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 In the year 1908 winston Churchill marries Clementine Hozier
Sep 13 In the year 1908 ray Burns Green, composer
Sep 14 On this day in history bernie Green, NYC, orch leader (Arthur Godfrey Show, Garry Moore Show)
Sep 15 On this day in history gerd Gaiser, German writer (Ship in the Mountain)
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 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 in the year 1908.
Sep 17 On this day in history thomas Selfridge becomes first fatality of powered flight
Sep 18 In the year 1908 cleve Indian Bob "Dusty" Rhoades no-hits Boston, 2-1