Historical Events In 1908
Thursday, 17 October 2019
Oct 07 In the year 1908 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) in the year 1908.
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 The birth of Jacques Tati, French actor, screenwriter and director in the year 1908.
Oct 10 Baseball Writers Association, formed in the year 1908.
Oct 10 David Alexander Reginald Herbert, writer in the year 1908.
Oct 11 Armen Carapetyan, composer in the year 1908.
Oct 12 Ann Lane Petry, US journalist/author (Street) in the year 1908.
Oct 13 John Grant, British rear-admiral on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Oct 16 On this day in history enver Hoxha, post-war leader of Albania (1944-85)
Oct 18 In the year 1908 belgium annexes Congo Free State
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 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" on this day in history.
Oct 24 John Alwyne Kitching, zoologist on this day in history.
Oct 29 On this day in history stewart Myles MacPherson, broadcaster
Oct 30 On this day in history franco Margola, composer
Oct 31 In the year 1908 4th Olympic games end in London
Oct 31 In the year 1908 4th Olympic games ends in London
Nov 02 In the year 1908 reginald Beckwith, York England, actor (Genevieve, Doctor in Love)
Nov 03 On this day in history bronko Nagurski, NFL fullback (Chicago Bears)
Nov 03 In the year 1908 william Howard Taft (R) elected 27th pres over William Jennings Bryan
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 In the year 1908 brooklyn Academy of Music, opens in NYC
Nov 04 In the year 1908 tomés Estrada Palma, 1st president Cuba (1902-06), dies
Nov 06 On this day in history fanny Leys, Flemish author (Ontwijding)