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.