Historical Events In 1908
Friday, 20 September 2019
Nov 06 Leonid Andreyevs "Dui Nashey Zhizni," premieres in St Petersburg in the year 1908.
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 Hans Werner Richter, German author (Socially Responsible Cinema) on this day in history.
Nov 14 Albert Einstein presents quantum theory of light in the year 1908.
Nov 14 On this day in history harrison E Salisbury, journalist/author (50th Anniv of Soviet Union)
Nov 14 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Nov 16 Arturo Tuscanini begins conducting NY's Metropolitan Opera on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
Nov 19 Alan Baxter, East Cleveland OH, actor (Big Town Girl, Rags to Riches) in the year 1908.
Nov 19 Albert Dietrich, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1908.
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 In the year 1908 1st US-Japanese baseball game Reach All-Americans defeat Waseda U, 5-0
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 In the year 1908 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 In the year 1908 charles Forte, Italian/British hotel magnate (Savoy)
Nov 28 154 men die in coal mine explosion at Marianna Pa on this day in history.
Nov 28 Arturo Frondizi, president Argentina (1958-62) on this day in history.
Nov 29 In the year 1908 adam Clayton Powell Jr, (Rep-D-NY)/minister
Dec 02 In the year 1908 pu Yi (Hsuan-T'ung) became China's Last Emperor at age 3
Dec 02 In the year 1908 robert F Simon, Mansfield Oh, actor (Man who shot Liberty Valance)
Dec 03 In the year 1908 edward Elgar's 1st Symphony in A, premieres
Dec 03 On this day in history halsey Stevens, Scott NY, composer (Triskelion)
Dec 04 In the year 1908 a D Hershey, US, biologist, worked with bacteriophages (Nobel 1969)
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)