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.