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Historical Events In 1908

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Sep 18   Viktor A Ambartsoemjan, Russian astronomer (Stalin Prize 1946, 50) in the year 1908.  

Sep 19   Gustav Mahler's 7th Symphony, premieres in Prague in the year 1908.  

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

Sep 20   In the year 1908 alexander Mitscherlich, German psychotherapist  

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   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   In the year 1908 university of Alberta opens  

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

Sep 25   Eugen Suchon, composer in the year 1908.  

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   On this day in history shiv Verma, soldier  

Sep 27   The first production of the Ford Model T automobile was built at the Piquette Plant in Detroit, Michigan on this day in history.  

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

Sep 30   In the year 1908 david Oistrakh, Odessa Russia, violinist/prof (Moscow Conservatory)  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Oct 05   On this day in history joshua Logan, Broadway producer (South Pacific)  

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

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   Kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1908 birth of angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover  

Jan 04   In the year 1908 birth of walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of george Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo)  

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   On this day in history abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67  

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

Jan 14   Holger Drachmann, writer, dies on this day in history.  

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

Jan 23   In the year 1908 edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47  

Jan 25   Mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850) died on this day in history.  

Feb 01   In the year 1908 death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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