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Historical Events In 1908

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

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   In the year 1908 nY Giants set season attendance record at 910,000 (broken in 1920)  

Oct 08   In the year 1908 paul Van Buskirk Yoder, composer  

Oct 09   Jacques Tati[scheff], La Pecq France, director (Traffic, Playtime) on this day in history.  

Oct 09   On this day in history the birth of Jacques Tati, French actor, screenwriter and director  

Oct 10   In the year 1908 baseball Writers Association, formed  

Oct 10   David Alexander Reginald Herbert, writer on this day in history.  

Oct 11   Armen Carapetyan, composer in the year 1908.  

Oct 12   Ann Lane Petry, US journalist/author (Street) in the year 1908.  

Oct 13   On this day in history john Grant, British rear-admiral  

Oct 14   Baseball Writers Association of America, forms on this day in history.  

Oct 15   John Kenneth Galbraith, economist (Affluent Society-58 Hillman Award) in the year 1908.  

Oct 16   Edmonton Rugby Foot-ball Club re-organizes as Esquimoux in the year 1908.  

Oct 16   On this day in history enver Hoxha, post-war leader of Albania (1944-85)  

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

Oct 19   Nils Geirr Tveitt, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 20   In the year 1908 king Leopold II sells Congo to Belgium  

Oct 21   Alexander Schneider, Vilna Lith, violinist (Budapest String Quartet) on this day in history.  

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

Oct 24   In the year 1908 billy Murray hits the charts with "Take Me Outto the Ball Game"  

Oct 24   On this day in history john Alwyne Kitching, zoologist  

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

Oct 30   In the year 1908 franco Margola, composer  

Oct 31   In the year 1908 4th Olympic games end in London  

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

Nov 02   Reginald Beckwith, York England, actor (Genevieve, Doctor in Love) in the year 1908.  

Nov 03   In the year 1908 bronko Nagurski, NFL fullback (Chicago Bears)  

Nov 03   William Howard Taft (R) elected 27th pres over William Jennings Bryan in the year 1908.  

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

Nov 04   On this day in history anthony Warde, PA, actor (Black Widow)  

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) 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   In the year 1908 birth of ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story)  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70 in the year 1908.  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65  

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   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   In the year 1908 death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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