Historical Events In 1908
Thursday, 17 June 2021
Nov 06 On this day in history leonid Andreyevs "Dui Nashey Zhizni," premieres in St Petersburg
Nov 07 On this day in history dutch capture Venezuelan navy
Nov 08 Victorien Sardou, French opera author (Madame Sans-Gene), dies at 77 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1908 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' in the year 1908.
Nov 15 Cixi [the old Buddha], empress-widow of China, dies on this day in history.
Nov 16 In the year 1908 arturo Tuscanini begins conducting NY's Metropolitan Opera
Nov 16 On this day in history burgess Meredith, Cleve Ohio, actor (Mr Novak, Penguin-Batman, Rocky)
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 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 The birth of Alistair Cooke, British broadcaster in the year 1908.
Nov 22 1st US-Japanese baseball game Reach All-Americans defeat Waseda U, 5-0 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1908 harry Kemelman, US detective author (rabbi-omnibus)
Nov 25 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Nov 28 Arturo Frondizi, president Argentina (1958-62) in the year 1908.
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 On this day in history robert F Simon, Mansfield Oh, actor (Man who shot Liberty Valance)
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 A D Hershey, US, biologist, worked with bacteriophages (Nobel 1969) in the year 1908.
Dec 04 In the year 1908 haiti's president-General Alexis Nord flees from military coup
Dec 05 1st football uniform numerals used (University of Pittsburgh) in the year 1908.