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Historical Events In 1908

Sunday, 29 March 2020

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

Aug 28   Roger Tory Peterson, NY, ornithologist/writer (How to Know Birds) in the year 1908.  

Aug 29   On this day in history nY gives a ticker tape parade to returning US Olympians from London  

Aug 30   In the year 1908 leonor Fini, painter  

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

Aug 31   Lab Rachel Katherine Hamilton-Russell ouchere, local historian in the year 1908.  

Sep 01   In the year 1908 jean Crepin, soldier/industrialist  

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   In the year 1908 cornelis Pijnacker Hordijk, gov-gen (Dutch East-Indies), dies  

Sep 03   In the year 1908 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   Edward Dmytryk, director (Carpetbaggers, Young Lions, Caine Mutiny) on this day in history.  

Sep 05   Dodger Nap Rucker no-hits Boston Braves, 6-0 on this day in history.  

Sep 05   Joaquin Maria Nin-Culmell, Berlin Germany, Cuban/Spanish composer in the year 1908.  

Sep 06   Anthony Wagner, genealogist on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Sep 09   On this day in history 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   Everhardus J van Romondt, physician/Dutch Antillean minister of Eco in the year 1908.  

Sep 12   In the year 1908 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   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   General Motors founded by William C Durant in the year 1908.  

Sep 17   In the year 1908 franz J A Grothe, German composer  

Sep 17   On this day in history thomas E Selfridge, earlier US aviator, 1st to die in an air crash  

Sep 17   Thomas Selfridge becomes 1st fatality of powered flight on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Janis Kepitis, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover was born on this day in history.  

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   Menahem Avidom, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72 in the year 1908.  

Jan 23   Edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   On this day in history death of mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850)  

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

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