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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1908

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1908 birth of walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian  

Jan 05   George Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo) was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 06   Menahem Avidom, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 17   Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 25   On this day in history death of mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850)  

Feb 01   On this day in history death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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