Historical Events In 1908
Sunday, 27 September 2020
Dec 07 In the year 1908 jacques Gans, Dutch author/journalist
Dec 08 In the year 1908 john Volpe, (Gov-Mass)/US Secretary of Treasury (1969-73)
Dec 10 Arnold A van Ruler, Dutch theologist in the year 1908.
Dec 11 Elliott Cook Carter Jr, NYC, composer (Tom & Lily) on this day in history.
Dec 11 In the year 1908 frederick Delius' "In a Summer Garden," premieres
Dec 13 Victor Babin, composer in the year 1908.
Dec 14 Laurence Naismith, Surrey England, actor (Judge Fulton-Persuaders) on this day in history.
Dec 16 On this day in history 1st credit union in US forms (Manchester NH)
Dec 17 Willard Frank Libby, inventor (carbon-14 "atomic clock" (Nobel 1960)) on this day in history.
Dec 18 Celia Johnson, England, actress (Happy Breed, Brief encounter) on this day in history.
Dec 20 In the year 1908 giulio Cesare Brero, composer
Dec 21 In the year 1908 pat Weaver, LA Calif, TV Executive (started Today show)
Dec 22 Marie Jungius, Dutch teacher/fairy tale writer, dies at 44 in the year 1908.
Dec 23 Eduard Wachmann, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1908.
Dec 23 On this day in history yousuf Karsh, portrait photographer (Life Magazine)
Dec 24 Francois-Auguste Gevaert, Belgian musicologist/composer, dies at 80 in the year 1908.
Dec 25 In the year 1908 frank Ferguson, Calif, actor (Wagons West, Dynamite, My Gal Sal)
Dec 26 In Sydney Australia Jack Johnson knocks out Canada's Tommy Burns to win the world heavyweight boxing crown; policestopped the fight in the 14th round; on this day in history.
Dec 26 On this day in history jack Johnson TKOs Tommy Burns in 14 for heavyweight boxing title, becomes 1st black heavyweight champion
Dec 26 On this day in history jackson Johnson defeats Tommy Burns at Sydney, Australia for boxing title
Dec 26 Ralph Hill, US, 5K runner (Olympic-1932) on this day in history.
Dec 27 Louis JHCA de Bourbon, Dutch writer/poet (Black Banners) on this day in history.
Dec 28 On this day in history earthquake strikes Messina, Italy (nearly 80,000 died)
Dec 28 Lew Ayres, Minn, actor (All Quiet on Western Front, Dr Kildare) in the year 1908.
Dec 28 On this day in history over 100,000 people die when a massive earthquake and resulting tsunami flattens Messina, Italy.
Dec 29 Claire Dodd, AR, actress (Ex-Lady, In the Navy) in the year 1908.
Dec 29 In the year 1908 patent granted for a 4-wheel automobile brake, Clintonville WI
Dec 29 On this day in history patent granted for a 4-wheel automobile brake, Clintonville, Wisc
Dec 30 In the year 1908 montreal Wanderers loses to Edmonton but retain Stanley Cup (4th of 1908). Cup is won by total points in a 2 game series
Dec 30 In the year 1908 stanley Cup: Mont Wanderers outscore Edmonton, 13-10 in 2 game set
Dec 31 Marko Rothmuller, composer in the year 1908.