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Historical Events In 1908

Tuesday, 22 October 2019

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

Aug 28   On this day in history roger Tory Peterson, NY, ornithologist/writer (How to Know Birds)  

Aug 29   NY gives a ticker tape parade to returning US Olympians from London on this day in history.  

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

Aug 30   On this day in history the birth of Fred MacMurray, American actor  

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

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

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

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   Anthony Wagner, genealogist in the year 1908.  

Sep 07   Max Kaminsky, trumpeter on this day in history.  

Sep 08   On this day in history geoffrey Hodges, bomb disposal expert  

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   Raymond Harry Warnow Scott, Bkln NY, orch leader (Your Hit Parade) on this day in history.  

Sep 11   Everhardus J van Romondt, physician/Dutch Antillean minister of Eco in the year 1908.  

Sep 12   Winston Churchill marries Clementine Hozier on this day in history.  

Sep 13   Ray Burns Green, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 14   Bernie Green, NYC, orch leader (Arthur Godfrey Show, Garry Moore Show) in the year 1908.  

Sep 15   In the year 1908 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   General Motors founded by William C Durant on this day in history.  

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

Sep 17   In the year 1908 thomas Selfridge becomes first fatality of powered flight  

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   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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 02   In the year 1908 birth of janis Kepitis, composer  

Jan 04   In the year 1908 birth of angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover  

Jan 04   Walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian was born in the year 1908.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67  

Jan 10   In the year 1908 anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65  

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

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

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

Jan 25   Mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850) died on this day in history.  

Feb 01   In the year 1908 death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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