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Historical Events In 1908

Wednesday, 12 August 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   Chic White Sox Frank Smith 2nd no-hitter, beats Phila 1-0 in the year 1908.  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 22   On this day in history bulgaria declares independence from Ottoman Empire (Turkey)  

Sep 23   On this day in history 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   On this day in history university of Alberta opens  

Sep 24   In the year 1908 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   Eugen Suchon, composer in the year 1908.  

Sep 26   In the year 1908 ed Ruelbach shuts-out Dodgers in a doubleheader  

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

Sep 27   Shiv Verma, soldier in the year 1908.  

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   On this day in history calgary Rugby Football Union forms  

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

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

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

Oct 01   On this day in history herman David Koppel, composer  

Oct 01   In the year 1908 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) 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   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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 02   Ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story) was born in the year 1908.  

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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 05   George Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo) was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 06   Menahem Avidom, composer was born in the year 1908.  

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   Antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1908 anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65  

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   On this day in history edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47  

Jan 25   Mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850) died in the year 1908.  

Feb 01   On this day in history death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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