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Historical Events In 1908

Thursday, 23 May 2019

Oct 07   In the year 1908 crete revolts against Turkey and aligns with Greece  

Oct 07   In the year 1908 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   In the year 1908 david Alexander Reginald Herbert, writer  

Oct 11   In the year 1908 armen Carapetyan, composer  

Oct 12   Ann Lane Petry, US journalist/author (Street) in the year 1908.  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 16   In the year 1908 enver Hoxha, post-war leader of Albania (1944-85)  

Oct 18   In the year 1908 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) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history john Alwyne Kitching, zoologist  

Oct 29   Stewart Myles MacPherson, broadcaster on this day in history.  

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

Oct 31   4th Olympic games end in London on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1908 william Howard Taft (R) elected 27th pres over William Jennings Bryan  

Nov 03   In the year 1908 william Howard Taft (R) elected 27th President over William Jennings Bryan  

Nov 04   Anthony Warde, PA, actor (Black Widow) on this day in history.  

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   Kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928) was born in the year 1908.  

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

Jan 02   Janis Kepitis, composer was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 04   In the year 1908 birth of angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   Menahem Avidom, composer was born in the year 1908.  

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   On this day in history 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   Holger Drachmann, writer, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72 in the year 1908.  

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 in the year 1908.  

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