Historical Events In 1908
Wednesday, 12 December 2018
Nov 06 Leonid Andreyevs "Dui Nashey Zhizni," premieres in St Petersburg on this day in history.
Nov 07 On this day in history dutch capture Venezuelan navy
Nov 08 Victorien Sardou, French opera author (Madame Sans-Gene), dies at 77 on this day in history.
Nov 10 1st Gideon Bible put in a hotel room in the year 1908.
Nov 12 Hans Werner Richter, German author (Socially Responsible Cinema) in the year 1908.
Nov 14 In the year 1908 albert Einstein presents quantum theory of light
Nov 14 In the year 1908 harrison E Salisbury, journalist/author (50th Anniv of Soviet Union)
Nov 14 Kwang-siu, emperor of China, dies on this day in history.
Nov 14 The birth of Joseph McCarthy, US senator who led the anti-communist 'witch hunts' on this day in history.
Nov 15 Cixi [the old Buddha], empress-widow of China, dies on this day in history.
Nov 16 In the year 1908 arturo Tuscanini begins conducting NY's Metropolitan Opera
Nov 16 Burgess Meredith, Cleve Ohio, actor (Mr Novak, Penguin-Batman, Rocky) in the year 1908.
Nov 16 The birth of Burgess Meredith, US actor on this day in history.
Nov 18 On this day in history imogene Coca, Phila, comedienne (Your Show of Shows, Grindl)
Nov 19 Alan Baxter, East Cleveland OH, actor (Big Town Girl, Rags to Riches) on this day in history.
Nov 19 Albert Dietrich, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1908.
Nov 20 Alistair Cooke, Manchester England, TV host (Masterpiece Theatre) on this day in history.
Nov 20 The birth of Alistair Cooke, British broadcaster on this day in history.
Nov 22 In the year 1908 1st US-Japanese baseball game Reach All-Americans defeat Waseda U, 5-0
Nov 22 On this day in history michael Balfour, historian
Nov 23 In the year 1908 leendert P J Braat, Dutch sculptor/screenwriter
Nov 24 In the year 1908 harry Kemelman, US detective author (rabbi-omnibus)
Nov 25 In the year 1908 dorando Pietri (It) beats Johnny Hayes (US) in MSG marathon by 60 yds
Nov 26 In the year 1908 charles Forte, Italian/British hotel magnate (Savoy)
Nov 28 On this day in history 154 men die in coal mine explosion at Marianna Pa
Nov 28 In the year 1908 arturo Frondizi, president Argentina (1958-62)
Nov 29 On this day in history adam Clayton Powell Jr, (Rep-D-NY)/minister
Dec 02 In the year 1908 pu Yi (Hsuan-T'ung) became China's Last Emperor at age 3
Dec 02 In the year 1908 robert F Simon, Mansfield Oh, actor (Man who shot Liberty Valance)
Dec 03 Edward Elgar's 1st Symphony in A, premieres in the year 1908.
Dec 03 On this day in history halsey Stevens, Scott NY, composer (Triskelion)
Dec 04 A D Hershey, US, biologist, worked with bacteriophages (Nobel 1969) on this day in history.
Dec 04 On this day in history haiti's president-General Alexis Nord flees from military coup
Dec 05 In the year 1908 1st football uniform numerals used (University of Pittsburgh)