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Historical Events In 1908

Saturday, 23 March 2019

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 19   In the year 1908 mika Waltari, novelist (Egyptian)  

Sep 20   On this day in history alexander Mitscherlich, German psychotherapist  

Sep 20   Chic White Sox Frank Smith 2nd no-hitter, beats Phila 1-0 in the year 1908.  

Sep 20   Pablo Martin Melitou de Sarasate y Navascuez, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1908.  

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

Sep 22   Bulgaria declares independence from Ottoman Empire (Turkey) on this day in history.  

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   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   Eugen Suchon, composer in the year 1908.  

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

Sep 26   Maurice Naessens, Belgian banker in the year 1908.  

Sep 27   In the year 1908 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   On this day in history greer Garson, North Ireland, actress (Pride & Prejudice, Chips)  

Sep 29   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Oct 01   In the year 1908 1st Dutch electric railway in use (Rotterdam-The Hague)  

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   Herman David Koppel, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 01   Jack Chesbro's final Yankee victory, beats Walter Johnson 2-1 in the year 1908.  

Oct 02   Addie Joss perfect game stops Ed Walsh 1-0 who won 40 in a row in the year 1908.  

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   In the year 1908 bulgaria declares independence from Turkey, Ferdinand I becomes Tsar  

Oct 05   In the year 1908 joshua Logan, Broadway producer (South Pacific)  

Oct 06   Austria annexes Bosnia & Herzegovina in the year 1908.  

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

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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 02   In the year 1908 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   In the year 1908 birth of walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1908 birth of menahem Avidom, composer  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   Abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1908 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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