Historical Events In 1908
Saturday, 14 December 2019
Nov 06 On this day in history leonid Andreyevs "Dui Nashey Zhizni," premieres in St Petersburg
Nov 07 In the year 1908 dutch capture Venezuelan navy
Nov 08 Victorien Sardou, French opera author (Madame Sans-Gene), dies at 77 in the year 1908.
Nov 10 1st Gideon Bible put in a hotel room on this day in history.
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 Harrison E Salisbury, journalist/author (50th Anniv of Soviet Union) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1908 cixi [the old Buddha], empress-widow of China, dies
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 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 In the year 1908 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 on this day in history.
Nov 22 1st US-Japanese baseball game Reach All-Americans defeat Waseda U, 5-0 on this day in history.
Nov 22 On this day in history michael Balfour, historian
Nov 23 Leendert P J Braat, Dutch sculptor/screenwriter on this day in history.
Nov 24 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1908 edward Elgar's 1st Symphony in A, premieres
Dec 03 Halsey Stevens, Scott NY, composer (Triskelion) in the year 1908.
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) on this day in history.