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Historical Events In 1908

Thursday, 18 April 2019

Aug 28   14th US Golf Open: Fred McLeod shoots a 322 at Myopia Hunt Club Mass in the year 1908.  

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   In the year 1908 leonor Fini, painter  

Aug 30   In the year 1908 the birth of Fred MacMurray, American actor  

Aug 31   In the year 1908 lab Rachel Katherine Hamilton-Russell ouchere, local historian  

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

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

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 in the year 1908.  

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   On this day in history edward Dmytryk, director (Carpetbaggers, Young Lions, Caine Mutiny)  

Sep 05   On this day in history 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   Anthony Wagner, genealogist on this day in history.  

Sep 07   On this day in history max Kaminsky, trumpeter  

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

Sep 09   Cesare Pavese, Italian writer (La belle estate) in the year 1908.  

Sep 09   Orville Wright makes 1st 1-hr airplane flight, Fort Myer, Va on this day in history.  

Sep 10   Raymond Harry Warnow Scott, Bkln NY, orch leader (Your Hit Parade) on this day in history.  

Sep 11   In the year 1908 everhardus J van Romondt, physician/Dutch Antillean minister of Eco  

Sep 12   On this day in history winston Churchill marries Clementine Hozier  

Sep 13   On this day in history ray Burns Green, composer  

Sep 14   In the year 1908 bernie Green, NYC, orch leader (Arthur Godfrey Show, Garry Moore Show)  

Sep 15   Gerd Gaiser, German writer (Ship in the Mountain) in the year 1908.  

Sep 16   On this day in history beecher Moore, sailor  

Sep 16   On this day in history carriage-maker, William Durant, founded General Motors Corp  

Sep 16   General Motors founded by William C Durant in the year 1908.  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 17   On this day in history thomas Selfridge becomes 1st fatality of powered flight  

Sep 17   On this day in history 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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 02   Ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   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 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 in the year 1908.  

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 in the year 1908.  

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

Feb 01   Carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44 died on this day in history.  

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