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Historical Events In 1908

Tuesday, 28 January 2020

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

Aug 28   Roger Tory Peterson, NY, ornithologist/writer (How to Know Birds) on this day in history.  

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   Lab Rachel Katherine Hamilton-Russell ouchere, local historian in the year 1908.  

Sep 01   Jean Crepin, soldier/industrialist in the year 1908.  

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

Sep 02   On this day in history tommy Burns KOs Bill Lang in 6 for heavyweight boxing title  

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   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   In the year 1908 dodger Nap Rucker no-hits Boston Braves, 6-0  

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   On this day in history max Kaminsky, trumpeter  

Sep 08   In the year 1908 geoffrey Hodges, bomb disposal expert  

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

Sep 09   In the year 1908 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   On this day in history bernie Green, NYC, orch leader (Arthur Godfrey Show, Garry Moore Show)  

Sep 15   On this day in history gerd Gaiser, German writer (Ship in the Mountain)  

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   On this day in history franz J A Grothe, German composer  

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

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

Sep 17   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928)  

Jan 02   Ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story) was born in the year 1908.  

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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian  

Jan 05   George Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of menahem Avidom, composer  

Jan 07   In the year 1908 birth of red Allen, American musician (d. 1967)  

Famous Deaths In 1908

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   Antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70 in the year 1908.  

Jan 09   Abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 14   Holger Drachmann, writer, dies in the year 1908.  

Jan 17   On this day in history ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72  

Jan 23   Edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47 in the year 1908.  

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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