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Historical Events In 1908

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Nov 06   Leonid Andreyevs "Dui Nashey Zhizni," premieres in St Petersburg on this day in history.  

Nov 07   Dutch capture Venezuelan navy on this day in history.  

Nov 08   On this day in history victorien Sardou, French opera author (Madame Sans-Gene), dies at 77  

Nov 10   In the year 1908 1st Gideon Bible put in a hotel room  

Nov 12   In the year 1908 hans Werner Richter, German author (Socially Responsible Cinema)  

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

Nov 14   In the year 1908 harrison E Salisbury, journalist/author (50th Anniv of Soviet Union)  

Nov 14   In the year 1908 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 in the year 1908.  

Nov 16   Arturo Tuscanini begins conducting NY's Metropolitan Opera in the year 1908.  

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) in the year 1908.  

Nov 19   In the year 1908 alan Baxter, East Cleveland OH, actor (Big Town Girl, Rags to Riches)  

Nov 19   On this day in history albert Dietrich, composer, dies at 79  

Nov 20   In the year 1908 alistair Cooke, Manchester England, TV host (Masterpiece Theatre)  

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

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

Nov 22   In the year 1908 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   On this day in history dorando Pietri (It) beats Johnny Hayes (US) in MSG marathon by 60 yds  

Nov 26   Charles Forte, Italian/British hotel magnate (Savoy) on this day in history.  

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

Nov 28   On this day in history arturo Frondizi, president Argentina (1958-62)  

Nov 29   On this day in history adam Clayton Powell Jr, (Rep-D-NY)/minister  

Dec 02   Pu Yi (Hsuan-T'ung) became China's Last Emperor at age 3 in the year 1908.  

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 on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1908.  

Dec 04   Haiti's president-General Alexis Nord flees from military coup in the year 1908.  

Dec 05   1st football uniform numerals used (University of Pittsburgh) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1908

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1908 birth of kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928)  

Jan 02   Ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   George Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Menahem Avidom, composer was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 07   Red Allen, American musician (d. 1967) was born in the year 1908.  

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

Jan 10   Anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65 in the year 1908.  

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

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   On this day in history death of mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850)  

Feb 01   Carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44 died on this day in history.  

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