Historical Events In 1908
Wednesday, 12 August 2020
Nov 06 Leonid Andreyevs "Dui Nashey Zhizni," premieres in St Petersburg in the year 1908.
Nov 07 Dutch capture Venezuelan navy in the year 1908.
Nov 08 In the year 1908 victorien Sardou, French opera author (Madame Sans-Gene), dies at 77
Nov 10 1st Gideon Bible put in a hotel room on this day in history.
Nov 12 On this day in history hans Werner Richter, German author (Socially Responsible Cinema)
Nov 14 In the year 1908 albert Einstein presents quantum theory of light
Nov 14 On this day in history harrison E Salisbury, journalist/author (50th Anniv of Soviet Union)
Nov 14 Kwang-siu, emperor of China, dies in the year 1908.
Nov 14 The birth of Joseph McCarthy, US senator who led the anti-communist 'witch hunts' on this day in history.
Nov 15 In the year 1908 cixi [the old Buddha], empress-widow of China, dies
Nov 16 In the year 1908 arturo Tuscanini begins conducting NY's Metropolitan Opera
Nov 16 On this day in history burgess Meredith, Cleve Ohio, actor (Mr Novak, Penguin-Batman, Rocky)
Nov 16 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history alistair Cooke, Manchester England, TV host (Masterpiece Theatre)
Nov 20 The birth of Alistair Cooke, British broadcaster on this day in history.
Nov 22 1st US-Japanese baseball game Reach All-Americans defeat Waseda U, 5-0 on this day in history.
Nov 22 Michael Balfour, historian on this day in history.
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 Charles Forte, Italian/British hotel magnate (Savoy) in the year 1908.
Nov 28 154 men die in coal mine explosion at Marianna Pa in the year 1908.
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 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) on this day in history.
Dec 03 Edward Elgar's 1st Symphony in A, premieres in the year 1908.
Dec 03 Halsey Stevens, Scott NY, composer (Triskelion) in the year 1908.
Dec 04 On this day in history a D Hershey, US, biologist, worked with bacteriophages (Nobel 1969)
Dec 04 In the year 1908 haiti's president-General Alexis Nord flees from military coup
Dec 05 1st football uniform numerals used (University of Pittsburgh) on this day in history.