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Historical Events In 1908

Friday, 01 July 2022

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   On this day in history alexander Mitscherlich, German psychotherapist  

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

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   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   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 in the year 1908.  

Sep 25   In the year 1908 eugen Suchon, composer  

Sep 26   Ed Ruelbach shuts-out Dodgers in a doubleheader in the year 1908.  

Sep 26   In the year 1908 maurice Naessens, Belgian banker  

Sep 27   On this day in history shiv Verma, soldier  

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

Sep 29   Calgary Rugby Football Union forms in the year 1908.  

Sep 29   Greer Garson, North Ireland, actress (Pride & Prejudice, Chips) in the year 1908.  

Sep 29   Joaquim M Machado de Assis, Brazil writer (Dom Casmurro), dies at 69 in the year 1908.  

Sep 30   On this day in history 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   In the year 1908 first Model T Ford produced in Detroit  

Oct 01   On this day in history 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   In the year 1908 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   In the year 1908 austria annexes Bosnia & Herzegovina  

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   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   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70  

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   In the year 1908 holger Drachmann, writer, dies  

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

Jan 23   Edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47 in the year 1908.  

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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