Historical Events In 1908
Wednesday, 15 July 2020
Aug 28 14th US Golf Open: Fred McLeod shoots a 322 at Myopia Hunt Club Mass on this day in history.
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 In the year 1908 leonor Fini, painter
Aug 30 In the year 1908 the birth of Fred MacMurray, American actor
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 On this day in history barbara Jo Allen, NYC, actress (Ice Capades Revue, Rosie the Riveter)
Sep 02 Tommy Burns KOs Bill Lang in 6 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.
Sep 03 In the year 1908 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 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 Dodger Nap Rucker no-hits Boston Braves, 6-0 in the year 1908.
Sep 05 On this day in history joaquin Maria Nin-Culmell, Berlin Germany, Cuban/Spanish composer
Sep 06 Anthony Wagner, genealogist in the year 1908.
Sep 07 In the year 1908 max Kaminsky, trumpeter
Sep 08 On this day in history geoffrey Hodges, bomb disposal expert
Sep 09 In the year 1908 cesare Pavese, Italian writer (La belle estate)
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) in the year 1908.
Sep 11 In the year 1908 everhardus J van Romondt, physician/Dutch Antillean minister of Eco
Sep 12 Winston Churchill marries Clementine Hozier in the year 1908.
Sep 13 In the year 1908 ray Burns Green, composer
Sep 14 Bernie Green, NYC, orch leader (Arthur Godfrey Show, Garry Moore Show) in the year 1908.
Sep 15 Gerd Gaiser, German writer (Ship in the Mountain) on this day in history.
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 Franz J A Grothe, German composer in the year 1908.
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 Thomas Selfridge becomes first fatality of powered flight in the year 1908.
Sep 18 Cleve Indian Bob "Dusty" Rhoades no-hits Boston, 2-1 on this day in history.