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Historical Events In 1908

Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Sep 18   Viktor A Ambartsoemjan, Russian astronomer (Stalin Prize 1946, 50) on this day in history.  

Sep 19   On this day in history gustav Mahler's 7th Symphony, premieres in Prague  

Sep 19   On this day in history mika Waltari, novelist (Egyptian)  

Sep 20   On this day in history alexander Mitscherlich, German psychotherapist  

Sep 20   Chic White Sox Frank Smith 2nd no-hitter, beats Phila 1-0 in the year 1908.  

Sep 20   On this day in history pablo Martin Melitou de Sarasate y Navascuez, composer, dies at 64  

Sep 21   Pablo de Sarasate, Spanish violinist/composer (Spanish Dancer), dies in the year 1908.  

Sep 22   Bulgaria declares independence from Ottoman Empire (Turkey) in the year 1908.  

Sep 23   Giant Fred (Bonehead) Merkle fails to touch 2nd, causes 3rd out in 9th & disallows winning run (game ends tied, Cubs win replay & pennant) on this day in history.  

Sep 23   University of Alberta opens on this day in history.  

Sep 24   On this day in history robert B Rhoads becomes 1st Cleveland pitcher (Cleveland Naps) to toss a no-hit game, Cleveland 2, Boston 1  

Sep 25   In the year 1908 cubs' Ed Reulbach becomes only pitcher to throw doubleheader shutout  

Sep 25   On this day in history eugen Suchon, composer  

Sep 26   On this day in history ed Ruelbach shuts-out Dodgers in a doubleheader  

Sep 26   Maurice Naessens, Belgian banker in the year 1908.  

Sep 27   In the year 1908 shiv Verma, soldier  

Sep 27   The first production of the Ford Model T automobile was built at the Piquette Plant in Detroit, Michigan in the year 1908.  

Sep 29   Calgary Rugby Football Union forms on this day in history.  

Sep 29   In the year 1908 greer Garson, North Ireland, actress (Pride & Prejudice, Chips)  

Sep 29   In the year 1908 joaquim M Machado de Assis, Brazil writer (Dom Casmurro), dies at 69  

Sep 30   David Oistrakh, Odessa Russia, violinist/prof (Moscow Conservatory) on this day in history.  

Sep 30   On this day in history maurice Maeterlinck's "L'oiseau Blue," premieres in Moscow  

Oct 01   On this day in history 1st Dutch electric railway in use (Rotterdam-The Hague)  

Oct 01   In the year 1908 first Model T Ford produced in Detroit  

Oct 01   Henry Ford introduces the Model T car (costs $825) in the year 1908.  

Oct 01   Herman David Koppel, composer in the year 1908.  

Oct 01   Jack Chesbro's final Yankee victory, beats Walter Johnson 2-1 in the year 1908.  

Oct 02   On this day in history addie Joss perfect game stops Ed Walsh 1-0 who won 40 in a row  

Oct 03   The Pravda newspaper founded by Leon Trotsky, Adolph Joffe, Matvey Skobelev and other Russian exiles in Vienna in the year 1908.  

Oct 05   Bulgaria declares independence from Turkey, Ferdinand I becomes Tsar on this day in history.  

Oct 05   In the year 1908 joshua Logan, Broadway producer (South Pacific)  

Oct 06   Austria annexes Bosnia & Herzegovina in the year 1908.  

Oct 06   Austria annexes Bosnia and Herzegovina in the year 1908.  

Oct 07   Crete revolts against Turkey & aligns with Greece 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   In the year 1908 birth of ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story)  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover  

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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   Abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history holger Drachmann, writer, dies  

Jan 17   On this day in history ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72  

Jan 23   On this day in history edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47  

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

Feb 01   On this day in history death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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