Historical Events In 1908
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
Aug 28 In the year 1908 14th US Golf Open: Fred McLeod shoots a 322 at Myopia Hunt Club Mass
Aug 28 In the year 1908 roger Tory Peterson, NY, ornithologist/writer (How to Know Birds)
Aug 29 NY gives a ticker tape parade to returning US Olympians from London in the year 1908.
Aug 30 Leonor Fini, painter in the year 1908.
Aug 30 The birth of Fred MacMurray, American actor on this day in history.
Aug 31 Lab Rachel Katherine Hamilton-Russell ouchere, local historian in the year 1908.
Sep 01 Jean Crepin, soldier/industrialist on this day in history.
Sep 02 In the year 1908 barbara Jo Allen, NYC, actress (Ice Capades Revue, Rosie the Riveter)
Sep 02 On this day in history 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 In the year 1908 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 In the year 1908 dodger Nap Rucker no-hits Boston Braves, 6-0
Sep 05 On this day in history joaquin Maria Nin-Culmell, Berlin Germany, Cuban/Spanish composer
Sep 06 On this day in history anthony Wagner, genealogist
Sep 07 Max Kaminsky, trumpeter in the year 1908.
Sep 08 In the year 1908 geoffrey Hodges, bomb disposal expert
Sep 09 Cesare Pavese, Italian writer (La belle estate) on this day in history.
Sep 09 Orville Wright makes 1st 1-hr airplane flight, Fort Myer, Va in the year 1908.
Sep 10 In the year 1908 raymond Harry Warnow Scott, Bkln NY, orch leader (Your Hit Parade)
Sep 11 Everhardus J van Romondt, physician/Dutch Antillean minister of Eco in the year 1908.
Sep 12 In the year 1908 winston Churchill marries Clementine Hozier
Sep 13 In the year 1908 ray Burns Green, composer
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) in the year 1908.
Sep 16 Beecher Moore, sailor in the year 1908.
Sep 16 In the year 1908 carriage-maker, William Durant, founded General Motors Corp
Sep 16 On this day in history 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 in the year 1908.
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 In the year 1908 cleve Indian Bob "Dusty" Rhoades no-hits Boston, 2-1