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Historical Events In 1908

Monday, 09 December 2019

Sep 18   Viktor A Ambartsoemjan, Russian astronomer (Stalin Prize 1946, 50) on this day in history.  

Sep 19   On this day in history 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   On this day in history pablo Martin Melitou de Sarasate y Navascuez, composer, dies at 64  

Sep 21   In the year 1908 pablo de Sarasate, Spanish violinist/composer (Spanish Dancer), dies  

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

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   On this day in history university of Alberta opens  

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   On this day in history eugen Suchon, composer  

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

Sep 26   In the year 1908 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   Calgary Rugby Football Union forms on this day in history.  

Sep 29   On this day in history greer Garson, North Ireland, actress (Pride & Prejudice, Chips)  

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

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) in the year 1908.  

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

Oct 01   In the year 1908 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   On this day in history addie Joss perfect game stops Ed Walsh 1-0 who won 40 in a row  

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) in the year 1908.  

Oct 06   On this day in history austria annexes Bosnia & Herzegovina  

Oct 06   On this day in history austria annexes Bosnia and Herzegovina  

Oct 07   On this day in history 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   In the year 1908 birth of ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story)  

Jan 02   Janis Kepitis, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67 in the year 1908.  

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

Jan 14   Holger Drachmann, writer, dies in the year 1908.  

Jan 17   Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72 in the year 1908.  

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 on this day in history.  

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