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Historical Events In 1908

Saturday, 16 January 2021

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

Aug 30   Leonor Fini, painter on this day in history.  

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

Aug 31   Lab Rachel Katherine Hamilton-Russell ouchere, local historian on this day in history.  

Sep 01   On this day in history jean Crepin, soldier/industrialist  

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

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   James Barries "What Every Woman Knows," premieres in London in the year 1908.  

Sep 04   Caledonia & Hillhurst Football Clubs play for Central Alberta Rugby Football League championship in the year 1908.  

Sep 04   Edward Dmytryk, director (Carpetbaggers, Young Lions, Caine Mutiny) in the year 1908.  

Sep 05   Dodger Nap Rucker no-hits Boston Braves, 6-0 in the year 1908.  

Sep 05   In the year 1908 joaquin Maria Nin-Culmell, Berlin Germany, Cuban/Spanish composer  

Sep 06   In the year 1908 anthony Wagner, genealogist  

Sep 07   On this day in history max Kaminsky, trumpeter  

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   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history carriage-maker, William Durant, founded General Motors Corp  

Sep 16   On this day in history general Motors founded by William C Durant  

Sep 17   Franz J A Grothe, German composer on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story)  

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   In the year 1908 birth of walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian  

Jan 05   In the year 1908 birth of george Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo)  

Jan 06   In the year 1908 birth of menahem Avidom, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1908 abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67  

Jan 10   Anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 17   In the year 1908 ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72  

Jan 23   Edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

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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