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Historical Events In 1908

Friday, 30 September 2022

Jan 17   Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 18   On this day in history frederick Delius' "Brigg Fair," premieres  

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

Jan 21   August Strindberg's "Spoksonaten," premieres in Stockholm in the year 1908.  

Jan 21   Jan 21, A New York City law is passed making it illegal for a woman to smoke in public on this day in history.  

Jan 21   In the year 1908 new York City NY regulation makes it illegal for a woman to smoke in public  

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

Jan 23   On this day in history hubert Nicholson, poet/novelist  

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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 24   In the year 1908 general Baden-Powell starts Boy-Scouts  

Jan 24   In the year 1908 robert Baden-Powell organizes the first Boy Scout troop in England.  

Jan 25   John Blockx' opera "Baldie" premieres in Antwerp on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Lord Iliffe, English publisher (Coventry Evening Telegraph/Autocar) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 26   The birth of Stephane Grappelli, French jazz violinist on this day in history.  

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

Jan 27   In the year 1908 pasiphaë, a satellite of Jupiter, discovered by Melotte  

Jan 27   William Randolph Hearst Jr, newspaper publisher (Hearst Publishing) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 29   Adam Clayton Powell, (Rep-D-NY, 1945-70) in the year 1908.  

Jan 29   On this day in history alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, at Cornell University, incorporates  

Jan 29   On this day in history the birth of Adam Clayton Powell, American politician  

Jan 31   René Simone Mathieu, France, doubles tennis star (Wimbledon 1934) in the year 1908.  

Feb 01   Albie Booth, collegiate Hall of Fame football star (Yale) on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 02   In the year 1908 anita Garvin, actress (Swiss Miss, Blotto, Charlatan, Hats Off)  

Feb 03   Oddbjorn Hagen, Norway, cross country jumper (Olympic-gold-1936) in the year 1908.  

Feb 03   Supreme Court rules a union boycott violates Sherman Antitrust Act on this day in history.  

Feb 04   Emmanuel "Manny" Klein, trumpeter on this day in history.  

Feb 06   In the year 1908 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   In the year 1908 birth of ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of janis Kepitis, composer  

Jan 04   Angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1908

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   Antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67  

Jan 10   Anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history holger Drachmann, writer, dies  

Jan 17   In the year 1908 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   On this day in history death of mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850)  

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

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