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Historical Events In 1908

Wednesday, 15 July 2020

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

Aug 28   In the year 1908 roger Tory Peterson, NY, ornithologist/writer (How to Know Birds)  

Aug 29   In the year 1908 nY gives a ticker tape parade to returning US Olympians from London  

Aug 30   In the year 1908 leonor Fini, painter  

Aug 30   In the year 1908 the birth of Fred MacMurray, American actor  

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   On this day in history barbara Jo Allen, NYC, actress (Ice Capades Revue, Rosie the Riveter)  

Sep 02   Tommy Burns KOs Bill Lang in 6 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  

Sep 03   In the year 1908 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   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   Dodger Nap Rucker no-hits Boston Braves, 6-0 in the year 1908.  

Sep 05   On this day in history joaquin Maria Nin-Culmell, Berlin Germany, Cuban/Spanish composer  

Sep 06   Anthony Wagner, genealogist in the year 1908.  

Sep 07   In the year 1908 max Kaminsky, trumpeter  

Sep 08   On this day in history geoffrey Hodges, bomb disposal expert  

Sep 09   In the year 1908 cesare Pavese, Italian writer (La belle estate)  

Sep 09   Orville Wright makes 1st 1-hr airplane flight, Fort Myer, Va on this day in history.  

Sep 10   Raymond Harry Warnow Scott, Bkln NY, orch leader (Your Hit Parade) in the year 1908.  

Sep 11   In the year 1908 everhardus J van Romondt, physician/Dutch Antillean minister of Eco  

Sep 12   Winston Churchill marries Clementine Hozier in the year 1908.  

Sep 13   In the year 1908 ray Burns Green, composer  

Sep 14   Bernie Green, NYC, orch leader (Arthur Godfrey Show, Garry Moore Show) in the year 1908.  

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

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

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

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

Sep 18   Cleve Indian Bob "Dusty" Rhoades no-hits Boston, 2-1 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1908

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928)  

Jan 02   In the year 1908 birth of ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story)  

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

Jan 04   Angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of red Allen, American musician (d. 1967)  

Famous Deaths In 1908

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70  

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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 14   On this day in history holger Drachmann, writer, dies  

Jan 17   In the year 1908 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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