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Historical Events In 1908

Tuesday, 20 August 2019

Sep 18   In the year 1908 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) in the year 1908.  

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

Sep 20   In the year 1908 chic White Sox Frank Smith 2nd no-hitter, beats Phila 1-0  

Sep 20   In the year 1908 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   In the year 1908 bulgaria declares independence from Ottoman Empire (Turkey)  

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   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   Shiv Verma, soldier on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1908 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) on this day in history.  

Sep 30   Maurice Maeterlinck's "L'oiseau Blue," premieres in Moscow on this day in history.  

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

Oct 01   First Model T Ford produced in Detroit on this day in history.  

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

Oct 01   Herman David Koppel, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

Oct 03   The Pravda newspaper founded by Leon Trotsky, Adolph Joffe, Matvey Skobelev and other Russian exiles in Vienna on this day in history.  

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   Austria annexes Bosnia & Herzegovina in the year 1908.  

Oct 06   Austria annexes Bosnia and Herzegovina on this day in history.  

Oct 07   In the year 1908 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   In the year 1908 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   On this day in history birth of angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover  

Jan 04   Walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1908.  

Famous Deaths In 1908

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1908 antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70  

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   Carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44 died in the year 1908.  

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