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Historical Events In 1908

Sunday, 07 March 2021

Nov 06   Leonid Andreyevs "Dui Nashey Zhizni," premieres in St Petersburg in the year 1908.  

Nov 07   Dutch capture Venezuelan navy on this day in history.  

Nov 08   On this day in history victorien Sardou, French opera author (Madame Sans-Gene), dies at 77  

Nov 10   1st Gideon Bible put in a hotel room in the year 1908.  

Nov 12   In the year 1908 hans Werner Richter, German author (Socially Responsible Cinema)  

Nov 14   Albert Einstein presents quantum theory of light in the year 1908.  

Nov 14   In the year 1908 harrison E Salisbury, journalist/author (50th Anniv of Soviet Union)  

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' in the year 1908.  

Nov 15   On this day in history cixi [the old Buddha], empress-widow of China, dies  

Nov 16   On this day in history arturo Tuscanini begins conducting NY's Metropolitan Opera  

Nov 16   Burgess Meredith, Cleve Ohio, actor (Mr Novak, Penguin-Batman, Rocky) on this day in history.  

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   Alan Baxter, East Cleveland OH, actor (Big Town Girl, Rags to Riches) in the year 1908.  

Nov 19   On this day in history 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 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   In the year 1908 dorando Pietri (It) beats Johnny Hayes (US) in MSG marathon by 60 yds  

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 in the year 1908.  

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   Pu Yi (Hsuan-T'ung) became China's Last Emperor at age 3 on this day in history.  

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 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) on this day in history.  

Dec 04   On this day in history haiti's president-General Alexis Nord flees from military coup  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1908 birth of janis Kepitis, composer  

Jan 04   Angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of george Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo)  

Jan 06   In the year 1908 birth of menahem Avidom, composer  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of red Allen, American musician (d. 1967)  

Famous Deaths In 1908

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1908 antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70  

Jan 09   In the year 1908 abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67  

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   In the year 1908 ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72  

Jan 23   On this day in history edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47  

Jan 25   Mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850) died in the year 1908.  

Feb 01   On this day in history death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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