Historical Events In 1908
Wednesday, 19 June 2019
Nov 06 Leonid Andreyevs "Dui Nashey Zhizni," premieres in St Petersburg on this day in history.
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 In the year 1908 1st Gideon Bible put in a hotel room
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 In the year 1908 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 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) 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) in the year 1908.
Nov 19 In the year 1908 alan Baxter, East Cleveland OH, actor (Big Town Girl, Rags to Riches)
Nov 19 On this day in history albert Dietrich, composer, dies at 79
Nov 20 In the year 1908 alistair Cooke, Manchester England, TV host (Masterpiece Theatre)
Nov 20 In the year 1908 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 In the year 1908 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 On this day in history dorando Pietri (It) beats Johnny Hayes (US) in MSG marathon by 60 yds
Nov 26 Charles Forte, Italian/British hotel magnate (Savoy) on this day in history.
Nov 28 154 men die in coal mine explosion at Marianna Pa on this day in history.
Nov 28 On this day in history arturo Frondizi, president Argentina (1958-62)
Nov 29 On this day in history adam Clayton Powell Jr, (Rep-D-NY)/minister
Dec 02 Pu Yi (Hsuan-T'ung) became China's Last Emperor at age 3 in the year 1908.
Dec 02 In the year 1908 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 On this day in history halsey Stevens, Scott NY, composer (Triskelion)
Dec 04 A D Hershey, US, biologist, worked with bacteriophages (Nobel 1969) in the year 1908.
Dec 04 Haiti's president-General Alexis Nord flees from military coup in the year 1908.
Dec 05 1st football uniform numerals used (University of Pittsburgh) on this day in history.