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Historical Events In 1908

Sunday, 07 March 2021

Sep 18   On this day in history viktor A Ambartsoemjan, Russian astronomer (Stalin Prize 1946, 50)  

Sep 19   In the year 1908 gustav Mahler's 7th Symphony, premieres in Prague  

Sep 19   Mika Waltari, novelist (Egyptian) on this day in history.  

Sep 20   Alexander Mitscherlich, German psychotherapist on this day in history.  

Sep 20   On this day in history chic White Sox Frank Smith 2nd no-hitter, beats Phila 1-0  

Sep 20   Pablo Martin Melitou de Sarasate y Navascuez, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Sep 21   Pablo de Sarasate, Spanish violinist/composer (Spanish Dancer), dies on this day in history.  

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

Sep 23   In the year 1908 giant Fred (Bonehead) Merkle fails to touch 2nd, causes 3rd out in 9th & disallows winning run (game ends tied, Cubs win replay & pennant)  

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

Sep 24   Robert B Rhoads becomes 1st Cleveland pitcher (Cleveland Naps) to toss a no-hit game, Cleveland 2, Boston 1 in the year 1908.  

Sep 25   Cubs' Ed Reulbach becomes only pitcher to throw doubleheader shutout on this day in history.  

Sep 25   On this day in history eugen Suchon, composer  

Sep 26   Ed Ruelbach shuts-out Dodgers in a doubleheader on this day in history.  

Sep 26   On this day in history maurice Naessens, Belgian banker  

Sep 27   In the year 1908 shiv Verma, soldier  

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

Sep 29   In the year 1908 calgary Rugby Football Union forms  

Sep 29   On this day in history greer Garson, North Ireland, actress (Pride & Prejudice, Chips)  

Sep 29   Joaquim M Machado de Assis, Brazil writer (Dom Casmurro), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Sep 30   David Oistrakh, Odessa Russia, violinist/prof (Moscow Conservatory) in the year 1908.  

Sep 30   Maurice Maeterlinck's "L'oiseau Blue," premieres in Moscow in the year 1908.  

Oct 01   1st Dutch electric railway in use (Rotterdam-The Hague) in the year 1908.  

Oct 01   First Model T Ford produced in Detroit in the year 1908.  

Oct 01   In the year 1908 henry Ford introduces the Model T car (costs $825)  

Oct 01   In the year 1908 herman David Koppel, composer  

Oct 01   On this day in history jack Chesbro's final Yankee victory, beats Walter Johnson 2-1  

Oct 02   Addie Joss perfect game stops Ed Walsh 1-0 who won 40 in a row in the year 1908.  

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   Joshua Logan, Broadway producer (South Pacific) on this day in history.  

Oct 06   In the year 1908 austria annexes Bosnia & Herzegovina  

Oct 06   On this day in history austria annexes Bosnia and Herzegovina  

Oct 07   On this day in history crete revolts against Turkey & aligns with Greece  

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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   In the year 1908 birth of janis Kepitis, composer  

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

Jan 04   Walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 05   In the year 1908 birth of george Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of menahem Avidom, composer  

Jan 07   Red Allen, American musician (d. 1967) was born on this day in history.  

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   Anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65 in the year 1908.  

Jan 14   In the year 1908 holger Drachmann, writer, dies  

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   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 in the year 1908.  

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