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Historical Events In 1908

Monday, 10 May 2021

Oct 07   On this day in history crete revolts against Turkey and aligns with Greece  

Oct 07   On this day in history richard Caldicot, London England, actor (Horse's Mouth)  

Oct 08   NY Giants set season attendance record at 910,000 (broken in 1920) on this day in history.  

Oct 08   Paul Van Buskirk Yoder, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 09   On this day in history jacques Tati[scheff], La Pecq France, director (Traffic, Playtime)  

Oct 09   The birth of Jacques Tati, French actor, screenwriter and director on this day in history.  

Oct 10   On this day in history baseball Writers Association, formed  

Oct 10   David Alexander Reginald Herbert, writer in the year 1908.  

Oct 11   In the year 1908 armen Carapetyan, composer  

Oct 12   On this day in history ann Lane Petry, US journalist/author (Street)  

Oct 13   John Grant, British rear-admiral on this day in history.  

Oct 14   Baseball Writers Association of America, forms in the year 1908.  

Oct 15   John Kenneth Galbraith, economist (Affluent Society-58 Hillman Award) on this day in history.  

Oct 16   Edmonton Rugby Foot-ball Club re-organizes as Esquimoux on this day in history.  

Oct 16   Enver Hoxha, post-war leader of Albania (1944-85) on this day in history.  

Oct 18   On this day in history belgium annexes Congo Free State  

Oct 19   On this day in history nils Geirr Tveitt, composer  

Oct 20   On this day in history king Leopold II sells Congo to Belgium  

Oct 21   In the year 1908 alexander Schneider, Vilna Lith, violinist (Budapest String Quartet)  

Oct 22   Helmut Gollwitzer, German theologist/antifascist in the year 1908.  

Oct 24   Billy Murray hits the charts with "Take Me Outto the Ball Game" on this day in history.  

Oct 24   John Alwyne Kitching, zoologist in the year 1908.  

Oct 29   Stewart Myles MacPherson, broadcaster on this day in history.  

Oct 30   Franco Margola, composer in the year 1908.  

Oct 31   4th Olympic games end in London on this day in history.  

Oct 31   4th Olympic games ends in London in the year 1908.  

Nov 02   On this day in history reginald Beckwith, York England, actor (Genevieve, Doctor in Love)  

Nov 03   Bronko Nagurski, NFL fullback (Chicago Bears) on this day in history.  

Nov 03   William Howard Taft (R) elected 27th pres over William Jennings Bryan on this day in history.  

Nov 03   In the year 1908 william Howard Taft (R) elected 27th President over William Jennings Bryan  

Nov 04   Anthony Warde, PA, actor (Black Widow) in the year 1908.  

Nov 04   Brooklyn Academy of Music, opens in NYC in the year 1908.  

Nov 04   Tom├ęs Estrada Palma, 1st president Cuba (1902-06), dies on this day in history.  

Nov 06   Fanny Leys, Flemish author (Ontwijding) 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 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   Walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of george Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo)  

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

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   In the year 1908 antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70  

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   Holger Drachmann, writer, dies on this day in history.  

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   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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