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Historical Events In 1908

Sunday, 18 April 2021

Dec 07   On this day in history jacques Gans, Dutch author/journalist  

Dec 08   John Volpe, (Gov-Mass)/US Secretary of Treasury (1969-73) on this day in history.  

Dec 10   Arnold A van Ruler, Dutch theologist on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history victor Babin, composer  

Dec 14   Laurence Naismith, Surrey England, actor (Judge Fulton-Persuaders) in the year 1908.  

Dec 16   In the year 1908 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   In the year 1908 celia Johnson, England, actress (Happy Breed, Brief encounter)  

Dec 20   Giulio Cesare Brero, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 21   Pat Weaver, LA Calif, TV Executive (started Today show) in the year 1908.  

Dec 22   In the year 1908 marie Jungius, Dutch teacher/fairy tale writer, dies at 44  

Dec 23   In the year 1908 eduard Wachmann, composer, dies at 72  

Dec 23   In the year 1908 yousuf Karsh, portrait photographer (Life Magazine)  

Dec 24   Francois-Auguste Gevaert, Belgian musicologist/composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Dec 25   Frank Ferguson, Calif, actor (Wagons West, Dynamite, My Gal Sal) on this day in history.  

Dec 26   In the year 1908 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;  

Dec 26   Jack Johnson TKOs Tommy Burns in 14 for heavyweight boxing title, becomes 1st black heavyweight champion in the year 1908.  

Dec 26   Jackson Johnson defeats Tommy Burns at Sydney, Australia for boxing title on this day in history.  

Dec 26   In the year 1908 ralph Hill, US, 5K runner (Olympic-1932)  

Dec 27   Louis JHCA de Bourbon, Dutch writer/poet (Black Banners) on this day in history.  

Dec 28   Earthquake strikes Messina, Italy (nearly 80,000 died) in the year 1908.  

Dec 28   Lew Ayres, Minn, actor (All Quiet on Western Front, Dr Kildare) on this day in history.  

Dec 28   Over 100,000 people die when a massive earthquake and resulting tsunami flattens Messina, Italy on this day in history.  

Dec 29   Claire Dodd, AR, actress (Ex-Lady, In the Navy) on this day in history.  

Dec 29   patent granted for a 4-wheel automobile brake, Clintonville WI in the year 1908.  

Dec 29   Patent granted for a 4-wheel automobile brake, Clintonville, Wisc in the year 1908.  

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   On this day in history stanley Cup: Mont Wanderers outscore Edmonton, 13-10 in 2 game set  

Dec 31   Marko Rothmuller, composer in the year 1908.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1908

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1908 birth of kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928)  

Jan 02   In the year 1908 birth of ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story)  

Jan 02   Janis Kepitis, composer was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover  

Jan 04   In the year 1908 birth of walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian  

Jan 05   George Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo) was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 06   Menahem Avidom, composer was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 07   Red Allen, American musician (d. 1967) was born in the year 1908.  

Famous Deaths In 1908

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   Antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70 in the year 1908.  

Jan 09   Abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65  

Jan 14   Holger Drachmann, writer, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72  

Jan 23   Edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850) died in the year 1908.  

Feb 01   On this day in history death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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