Historical Events In 1908
Tuesday, 07 April 2020
Nov 06 Leonid Andreyevs "Dui Nashey Zhizni," premieres in St Petersburg on this day in history.
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 On this day in history hans Werner Richter, German author (Socially Responsible Cinema)
Nov 14 Albert Einstein presents quantum theory of light on this day in history.
Nov 14 In the year 1908 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 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 Arturo Tuscanini begins conducting NY's Metropolitan Opera in the year 1908.
Nov 16 Burgess Meredith, Cleve Ohio, actor (Mr Novak, Penguin-Batman, Rocky) on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
Nov 19 Albert Dietrich, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1908.
Nov 20 Alistair Cooke, Manchester England, TV host (Masterpiece Theatre) on this day in history.
Nov 20 On this day in history the birth of Alistair Cooke, British broadcaster
Nov 22 1st US-Japanese baseball game Reach All-Americans defeat Waseda U, 5-0 in the year 1908.
Nov 22 On this day in history michael Balfour, historian
Nov 23 In the year 1908 leendert P J Braat, Dutch sculptor/screenwriter
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 Charles Forte, Italian/British hotel magnate (Savoy) in the year 1908.
Nov 28 In the year 1908 154 men die in coal mine explosion at Marianna Pa
Nov 28 Arturo Frondizi, president Argentina (1958-62) in the year 1908.
Nov 29 Adam Clayton Powell Jr, (Rep-D-NY)/minister on this day in history.
Dec 02 Pu Yi (Hsuan-T'ung) became China's Last Emperor at age 3 in the year 1908.
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 in the year 1908.
Dec 03 On this day in history halsey Stevens, Scott NY, composer (Triskelion)
Dec 04 On this day in history 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)