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Historical Events In 1908

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

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

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   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1908.  

Sep 23   University of Alberta opens in the year 1908.  

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

Sep 25   On this day in history cubs' Ed Reulbach becomes only pitcher to throw doubleheader shutout  

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   Maurice Naessens, Belgian banker in the year 1908.  

Sep 27   Shiv Verma, soldier on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history david Oistrakh, Odessa Russia, violinist/prof (Moscow Conservatory)  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history bulgaria declares independence from Turkey, Ferdinand I becomes Tsar  

Oct 05   Joshua Logan, Broadway producer (South Pacific) in the year 1908.  

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 in the year 1908.  

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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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 02   Ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Janis Kepitis, composer was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 04   Angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover was born in the year 1908.  

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   Menahem Avidom, composer was born in the year 1908.  

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   In the year 1908 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   In the year 1908 anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65  

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   Edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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