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)