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Historical Events In 1908

Monday, 18 March 2019

Jan 17   In the year 1908 ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72  

Jan 18   Albert P Morano, (Rep-R-Conn, 1951-59) on this day in history.  

Jan 18   Frederick Delius' "Brigg Fair," premieres in the year 1908.  

Jan 20   On this day in history ian Peebles, cricketer (Scottish leg-spinner, England 1927-31)  

Jan 21   On this day in history august Strindberg's "Spoksonaten," premieres in Stockholm  

Jan 21   In the year 1908 jan 21, A New York City law is passed making it illegal for a woman to smoke in public.  

Jan 21   On this day in history new York City NY regulation makes it illegal for a woman to smoke in public  

Jan 23   On this day in history edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47  

Jan 23   Hubert Nicholson, poet/novelist in the year 1908.  

Jan 23   US & Great-Britain demand end of abuses in Congo on this day in history.  

Jan 23   On this day in history uS &Great-Britain demand end of abuses in Congo  

Jan 24   Gen Baden-Powell starts Boy-Scouts on this day in history.  

Jan 24   General Baden-Powell starts Boy-Scouts on this day in history.  

Jan 24   On this day in history robert Baden-Powell organizes the first Boy Scout troop in England.  

Jan 25   John Blockx' opera "Baldie" premieres in Antwerp in the year 1908.  

Jan 25   In the year 1908 lord Iliffe, English publisher (Coventry Evening Telegraph/Autocar)  

Jan 26   In the year 1908 stephane Grappelli, British (?) jazz/violinist  

Jan 26   On this day in history the birth of Stephane Grappelli, French jazz violinist  

Jan 27   Pasiphaë, a satellite of Jupiter, discovered by Melotte on this day in history.  

Jan 27   On this day in history pasiphaë, a satellite of Jupiter, discovered by Melotte  

Jan 27   William Randolph Hearst Jr, newspaper publisher (Hearst Publishing) in the year 1908.  

Jan 28   Hans [Hendrik AJ] Tiemeijer, Dutch actor/director/writer (Fear) on this day in history.  

Jan 29   In the year 1908 adam Clayton Powell, (Rep-D-NY, 1945-70)  

Jan 29   Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, at Cornell University, incorporates on this day in history.  

Jan 29   The birth of Adam Clayton Powell, American politician in the year 1908.  

Jan 31   René Simone Mathieu, France, doubles tennis star (Wimbledon 1934) on this day in history.  

Feb 01   In the year 1908 albie Booth, collegiate Hall of Fame football star (Yale)  

Feb 01   In the year 1908 carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

Feb 01   In the year 1908 king Carlos I of Portugal and his son, Prince Luis Filipe are killed in Terreiro do Paco, Lisbon.  

Feb 02   Anita Garvin, actress (Swiss Miss, Blotto, Charlatan, Hats Off) on this day in history.  

Feb 03   In the year 1908 oddbjorn Hagen, Norway, cross country jumper (Olympic-gold-1936)  

Feb 03   In the year 1908 supreme Court rules a union boycott violates Sherman Antitrust Act  

Feb 04   In the year 1908 emmanuel "Manny" Klein, trumpeter  

Feb 06   On this day in history amintore Fanfani, premier of Italy  

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Famous Birthdays In 1908

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928)  

Jan 02   Ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story) was born on this day in history.  

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   Walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of george Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo)  

Jan 06   In the year 1908 birth of menahem Avidom, composer  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of red Allen, American musician (d. 1967)  

Famous Deaths In 1908

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70  

Jan 09   Abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67 in the year 1908.  

Jan 10   In the year 1908 anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65  

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

Jan 17   Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72 in the year 1908.  

Jan 23   On this day in history edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47  

Jan 25   In the year 1908 death of mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850)  

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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