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Historical Events In 1908

Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Oct 07   Crete revolts against Turkey and aligns with Greece on this day in history.  

Oct 07   In the year 1908 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   Paul Van Buskirk Yoder, composer in the year 1908.  

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   Baseball Writers Association, formed in the year 1908.  

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

Oct 11   On this day in history armen Carapetyan, composer  

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

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

Oct 14   On this day in history baseball Writers Association of America, forms  

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 in the year 1908.  

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

Oct 18   In the year 1908 belgium annexes Congo Free State  

Oct 19   In the year 1908 nils Geirr Tveitt, composer  

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

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

Oct 22   Helmut Gollwitzer, German theologist/antifascist on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history stewart Myles MacPherson, broadcaster  

Oct 30   In the year 1908 franco Margola, composer  

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

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

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

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   In the year 1908 anthony Warde, PA, actor (Black Widow)  

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

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

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   In the year 1908 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   Janis Kepitis, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1908 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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 17   On this day in history 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   Mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850) died in the year 1908.  

Feb 01   In the year 1908 death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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