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Historical Events In 1908

Friday, 06 December 2019

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   On this day in history paul Van Buskirk Yoder, composer  

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

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

Oct 10   Baseball Writers Association, formed in the year 1908.  

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

Oct 11   Armen Carapetyan, composer on this day in history.  

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

Oct 15   In the year 1908 john Kenneth Galbraith, economist (Affluent Society-58 Hillman Award)  

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   Belgium annexes Congo Free State on this day in history.  

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

Oct 20   King Leopold II sells Congo to Belgium on this day in history.  

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

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

Oct 24   On this day in history billy Murray hits the charts with "Take Me Outto the Ball Game"  

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

Oct 29   In the year 1908 stewart Myles MacPherson, broadcaster  

Oct 30   Franco Margola, composer in the year 1908.  

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

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

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

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   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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1908 fanny Leys, Flemish author (Ontwijding)  

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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   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 in the year 1908.  

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 in the year 1908.  

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

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   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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 10   In the year 1908 anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65  

Jan 14   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850) died on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44 died on this day in history.  

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