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Historical Events In 1908

Thursday, 24 January 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   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   In the year 1908 jacques Tati[scheff], La Pecq France, director (Traffic, Playtime)  

Oct 09   The birth of Jacques Tati, French actor, screenwriter and director in the year 1908.  

Oct 10   On this day in history baseball Writers Association, formed  

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

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   In the year 1908 john Grant, British rear-admiral  

Oct 14   Baseball Writers Association of America, forms in the year 1908.  

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 in the year 1908.  

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   On this day in history nils Geirr Tveitt, composer  

Oct 20   King Leopold II sells Congo to Belgium in the year 1908.  

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

Oct 24   John Alwyne Kitching, zoologist on this day in history.  

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

Oct 30   Franco Margola, composer on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

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   Anthony Warde, PA, actor (Black Widow) in the year 1908.  

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

Nov 04   On this day in history tom├ęs Estrada Palma, 1st president Cuba (1902-06), dies  

Nov 06   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1908 birth of walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian  

Jan 05   In the year 1908 birth of george Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo)  

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   Antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65  

Jan 14   In the year 1908 holger Drachmann, writer, dies  

Jan 17   Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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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