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Historical Events In 1908

Sunday, 05 July 2020

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

Oct 07   On this day in history richard Caldicot, London England, actor (Horse's Mouth)  

Oct 08   On this day in history 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   In the year 1908 jacques Tati[scheff], La Pecq France, director (Traffic, Playtime)  

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   On this day in history david Alexander Reginald Herbert, writer  

Oct 11   Armen Carapetyan, composer in the year 1908.  

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

Oct 13   John Grant, British rear-admiral on this day in history.  

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

Oct 16   Enver Hoxha, post-war leader of Albania (1944-85) in the year 1908.  

Oct 18   On this day in history 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   Alexander Schneider, Vilna Lith, violinist (Budapest String Quartet) in the year 1908.  

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

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

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   On this day in history 4th Olympic games end in London  

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

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

Nov 03   Bronko Nagurski, NFL fullback (Chicago Bears) on this day in history.  

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

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

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 tom├ęs Estrada Palma, 1st president Cuba (1902-06), dies  

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   Kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story)  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1908 antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70  

Jan 09   In the year 1908 abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67  

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

Feb 01   On this day in history death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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