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Historical Events In 1908

Friday, 20 September 2019

Nov 06   Leonid Andreyevs "Dui Nashey Zhizni," premieres in St Petersburg in the year 1908.  

Nov 07   On this day in history dutch capture Venezuelan navy  

Nov 08   In the year 1908 victorien Sardou, French opera author (Madame Sans-Gene), dies at 77  

Nov 10   On this day in history 1st Gideon Bible put in a hotel room  

Nov 12   Hans Werner Richter, German author (Socially Responsible Cinema) on this day in history.  

Nov 14   Albert Einstein presents quantum theory of light in the year 1908.  

Nov 14   On this day in history harrison E Salisbury, journalist/author (50th Anniv of Soviet Union)  

Nov 14   On this day in history kwang-siu, emperor of China, dies  

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   Arturo Tuscanini begins conducting NY's Metropolitan Opera on this day in history.  

Nov 16   Burgess Meredith, Cleve Ohio, actor (Mr Novak, Penguin-Batman, Rocky) in the year 1908.  

Nov 16   In the year 1908 the birth of Burgess Meredith, US actor  

Nov 18   Imogene Coca, Phila, comedienne (Your Show of Shows, Grindl) on this day in history.  

Nov 19   Alan Baxter, East Cleveland OH, actor (Big Town Girl, Rags to Riches) in the year 1908.  

Nov 19   Albert Dietrich, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1908.  

Nov 20   Alistair Cooke, Manchester England, TV host (Masterpiece Theatre) in the year 1908.  

Nov 20   In the year 1908 the birth of Alistair Cooke, British broadcaster  

Nov 22   In the year 1908 1st US-Japanese baseball game Reach All-Americans defeat Waseda U, 5-0  

Nov 22   Michael Balfour, historian on this day in history.  

Nov 23   Leendert P J Braat, Dutch sculptor/screenwriter in the year 1908.  

Nov 24   In the year 1908 harry Kemelman, US detective author (rabbi-omnibus)  

Nov 25   Dorando Pietri (It) beats Johnny Hayes (US) in MSG marathon by 60 yds in the year 1908.  

Nov 26   In the year 1908 charles Forte, Italian/British hotel magnate (Savoy)  

Nov 28   154 men die in coal mine explosion at Marianna Pa on this day in history.  

Nov 28   Arturo Frondizi, president Argentina (1958-62) on this day in history.  

Nov 29   In the year 1908 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   In the year 1908 edward Elgar's 1st Symphony in A, premieres  

Dec 03   On this day in history halsey Stevens, Scott NY, composer (Triskelion)  

Dec 04   In the year 1908 a D Hershey, US, biologist, worked with bacteriophages (Nobel 1969)  

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)  

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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   In the year 1908 birth of ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story)  

Jan 02   In the year 1908 birth of janis Kepitis, composer  

Jan 04   Angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1908 birth of walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian  

Jan 05   George Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo) was born in the year 1908.  

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   Antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70 in the year 1908.  

Jan 09   On this day in history abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67  

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

Jan 14   Holger Drachmann, writer, dies in the year 1908.  

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   In the year 1908 death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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