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Historical Events In 1908

Monday, 18 February 2019

Nov 06   In the year 1908 leonid Andreyevs "Dui Nashey Zhizni," premieres in St Petersburg  

Nov 07   In the year 1908 dutch capture Venezuelan navy  

Nov 08   Victorien Sardou, French opera author (Madame Sans-Gene), dies at 77 in the year 1908.  

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   Albert Einstein presents quantum theory of light on this day in history.  

Nov 14   Harrison E Salisbury, journalist/author (50th Anniv of Soviet Union) in the year 1908.  

Nov 14   Kwang-siu, emperor of China, dies on this day in history.  

Nov 14   On this day in history the birth of Joseph McCarthy, US senator who led the anti-communist 'witch hunts'  

Nov 15   Cixi [the old Buddha], empress-widow of China, dies in the year 1908.  

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   On this day in history the birth of Burgess Meredith, US actor  

Nov 18   On this day in history imogene Coca, Phila, comedienne (Your Show of Shows, Grindl)  

Nov 19   On this day in history alan Baxter, East Cleveland OH, actor (Big Town Girl, Rags to Riches)  

Nov 19   In the year 1908 albert Dietrich, composer, dies at 79  

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   On this day in history 1st US-Japanese baseball game Reach All-Americans defeat Waseda U, 5-0  

Nov 22   Michael Balfour, historian in the year 1908.  

Nov 23   Leendert P J Braat, Dutch sculptor/screenwriter on this day in history.  

Nov 24   Harry Kemelman, US detective author (rabbi-omnibus) in the year 1908.  

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

Nov 26   On this day in history charles Forte, Italian/British hotel magnate (Savoy)  

Nov 28   In the year 1908 154 men die in coal mine explosion at Marianna Pa  

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

Nov 29   Adam Clayton Powell Jr, (Rep-D-NY)/minister on this day in history.  

Dec 02   On this day in history pu Yi (Hsuan-T'ung) became China's Last Emperor at age 3  

Dec 02   Robert F Simon, Mansfield Oh, actor (Man who shot Liberty Valance) in the year 1908.  

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   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   In the year 1908 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   Janis Kepitis, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of george Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo)  

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   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   In the year 1908 holger Drachmann, writer, dies  

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 in the year 1908.  

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