Historical Events In 1908
Friday, 24 January 2020
Nov 06 In the year 1908 leonid Andreyevs "Dui Nashey Zhizni," premieres in St Petersburg
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 On this day in history 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' on this day in history.
Nov 15 Cixi [the old Buddha], empress-widow of China, dies on this day in history.
Nov 16 Arturo Tuscanini begins conducting NY's Metropolitan Opera on this day in history.
Nov 16 In the year 1908 burgess Meredith, Cleve Ohio, actor (Mr Novak, Penguin-Batman, Rocky)
Nov 16 The birth of Burgess Meredith, US actor on this day in history.
Nov 18 Imogene Coca, Phila, comedienne (Your Show of Shows, Grindl) in the year 1908.
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 on this day in history.
Nov 20 Alistair Cooke, Manchester England, TV host (Masterpiece Theatre) in the year 1908.
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 Michael Balfour, historian on this day in history.
Nov 23 Leendert P J Braat, Dutch sculptor/screenwriter in the year 1908.
Nov 24 On this day in history harry Kemelman, US detective author (rabbi-omnibus)
Nov 25 Dorando Pietri (It) beats Johnny Hayes (US) in MSG marathon by 60 yds in the year 1908.
Nov 26 Charles Forte, Italian/British hotel magnate (Savoy) on this day in history.
Nov 28 In the year 1908 154 men die in coal mine explosion at Marianna Pa
Nov 28 In the year 1908 arturo Frondizi, president Argentina (1958-62)
Nov 29 Adam Clayton Powell Jr, (Rep-D-NY)/minister in the year 1908.
Dec 02 In the year 1908 pu Yi (Hsuan-T'ung) became China's Last Emperor at age 3
Dec 02 Robert F Simon, Mansfield Oh, actor (Man who shot Liberty Valance) in the year 1908.
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 In the year 1908 a D Hershey, US, biologist, worked with bacteriophages (Nobel 1969)
Dec 04 Haiti's president-General Alexis Nord flees from military coup on this day in history.
Dec 05 1st football uniform numerals used (University of Pittsburgh) in the year 1908.