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Historical Events In 1908

Friday, 24 January 2020

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

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   On this day in history hans Werner Richter, German author (Socially Responsible Cinema)  

Nov 14   On this day in history albert Einstein presents quantum theory of light  

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

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

Nov 16   In the year 1908 burgess Meredith, Cleve Ohio, actor (Mr Novak, Penguin-Batman, Rocky)  

Nov 16   The birth of Burgess Meredith, US actor on this day in history.  

Nov 18   Imogene Coca, Phila, comedienne (Your Show of Shows, Grindl) in the year 1908.  

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

Nov 19   Albert Dietrich, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Nov 28   In the year 1908 arturo Frondizi, president Argentina (1958-62)  

Nov 29   Adam Clayton Powell Jr, (Rep-D-NY)/minister in the year 1908.  

Dec 02   In the year 1908 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   In the year 1908 halsey Stevens, Scott NY, composer (Triskelion)  

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

Dec 04   Haiti's president-General Alexis Nord flees from military coup on this day in history.  

Dec 05   1st football uniform numerals used (University of Pittsburgh) in the year 1908.  

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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   On this day in history birth of janis Kepitis, composer  

Jan 04   In the year 1908 birth of angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1908 birth of george Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo)  

Jan 06   Menahem Avidom, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Red Allen, American musician (d. 1967) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1908

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   Antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67 in the year 1908.  

Jan 10   Anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history holger Drachmann, writer, dies  

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 in the year 1908.  

Feb 01   In the year 1908 death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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