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Historical Events In 1908

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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

Oct 07   Richard Caldicot, London England, actor (Horse's Mouth) on this day in history.  

Oct 08   NY Giants set season attendance record at 910,000 (broken in 1920) in the year 1908.  

Oct 08   On this day in history paul Van Buskirk Yoder, composer  

Oct 09   Jacques Tati[scheff], La Pecq France, director (Traffic, Playtime) in the year 1908.  

Oct 09   In the year 1908 the birth of Jacques Tati, French actor, screenwriter and director  

Oct 10   Baseball Writers Association, formed on this day in history.  

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

Oct 11   On this day in history armen Carapetyan, composer  

Oct 12   Ann Lane Petry, US journalist/author (Street) on this day in history.  

Oct 13   John Grant, British rear-admiral in the year 1908.  

Oct 14   In the year 1908 baseball Writers Association of America, forms  

Oct 15   On this day in history john Kenneth Galbraith, economist (Affluent Society-58 Hillman Award)  

Oct 16   In the year 1908 edmonton Rugby Foot-ball Club re-organizes as Esquimoux  

Oct 16   In the year 1908 enver Hoxha, post-war leader of Albania (1944-85)  

Oct 18   In the year 1908 belgium annexes Congo Free State  

Oct 19   In the year 1908 nils Geirr Tveitt, composer  

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

Oct 21   On this day in history alexander Schneider, Vilna Lith, violinist (Budapest String Quartet)  

Oct 22   In the year 1908 helmut Gollwitzer, German theologist/antifascist  

Oct 24   Billy Murray hits the charts with "Take Me Outto the Ball Game" in the year 1908.  

Oct 24   In the year 1908 john Alwyne Kitching, zoologist  

Oct 29   Stewart Myles MacPherson, broadcaster in the year 1908.  

Oct 30   Franco Margola, composer in the year 1908.  

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

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

Nov 02   Reginald Beckwith, York England, actor (Genevieve, Doctor in Love) on this day in history.  

Nov 03   On this day in history 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   On this day in history william Howard Taft (R) elected 27th President over William Jennings Bryan  

Nov 04   Anthony Warde, PA, actor (Black Widow) on this day in history.  

Nov 04   In the year 1908 brooklyn Academy of Music, opens in NYC  

Nov 04   Tom├ęs Estrada Palma, 1st president Cuba (1902-06), dies in the year 1908.  

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

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   In the year 1908 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   On this day in history birth of george Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo)  

Jan 06   Menahem Avidom, composer was born in the year 1908.  

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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 10   In the year 1908 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   Edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

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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