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Historical Events In 1908

Sunday, 25 August 2019

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   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   On this day in history lab Rachel Katherine Hamilton-Russell ouchere, local historian  

Sep 01   Jean Crepin, soldier/industrialist on this day in history.  

Sep 02   Barbara Jo Allen, NYC, actress (Ice Capades Revue, Rosie the Riveter) in the year 1908.  

Sep 02   Tommy Burns KOs Bill Lang in 6 for heavyweight boxing title in the year 1908.  

Sep 03   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   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   Max Kaminsky, trumpeter in the year 1908.  

Sep 08   Geoffrey Hodges, bomb disposal expert on this day in history.  

Sep 09   On this day in history cesare Pavese, Italian writer (La belle estate)  

Sep 09   Orville Wright makes 1st 1-hr airplane flight, Fort Myer, Va in the year 1908.  

Sep 10   On this day in history 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   On this day in history winston Churchill marries Clementine Hozier  

Sep 13   Ray Burns Green, composer in the year 1908.  

Sep 14   Bernie Green, NYC, orch leader (Arthur Godfrey Show, Garry Moore Show) on this day in history.  

Sep 15   In the year 1908 gerd Gaiser, German writer (Ship in the Mountain)  

Sep 16   Beecher Moore, sailor on this day in history.  

Sep 16   Carriage-maker, William Durant, founded General Motors Corp on this day in history.  

Sep 16   In the year 1908 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   On this day in history thomas Selfridge becomes 1st fatality of powered flight  

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 in the year 1908.  

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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   Ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Janis Kepitis, composer was born in the year 1908.  

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 in the year 1908.  

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

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   In the year 1908 antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70  

Jan 09   Abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67 in the year 1908.  

Jan 10   On this day in history anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65  

Jan 14   Holger Drachmann, writer, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72 in the year 1908.  

Jan 23   In the year 1908 edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47  

Jan 25   In the year 1908 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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