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Historical Events In 1908

Monday, 19 November 2018

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   On this day in history mika Waltari, novelist (Egyptian)  

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   Pablo Martin Melitou de Sarasate y Navascuez, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1908.  

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 in the year 1908.  

Sep 25   Cubs' Ed Reulbach becomes only pitcher to throw doubleheader shutout on this day in history.  

Sep 25   Eugen Suchon, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 26   Ed Ruelbach shuts-out Dodgers in a doubleheader on this day in history.  

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

Sep 27   Shiv Verma, soldier in the year 1908.  

Sep 27   In the year 1908 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   In the year 1908 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 in the year 1908.  

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   On this day in history henry Ford introduces the Model T car (costs $825)  

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   In the year 1908 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   In the year 1908 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   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   On this day in history birth of kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of janis Kepitis, composer  

Jan 04   Angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   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   Antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1908 abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67  

Jan 10   Anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65 in the year 1908.  

Jan 14   In the year 1908 holger Drachmann, writer, dies  

Jan 17   In the year 1908 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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