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Historical Events In 1908

Friday, 16 November 2018

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

Jan 18   In the year 1908 albert P Morano, (Rep-R-Conn, 1951-59)  

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 on this day in history.  

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   New York City NY regulation makes it illegal for a woman to smoke in public in the year 1908.  

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

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

Jan 23   In the year 1908 uS & Great-Britain demand end of abuses in Congo  

Jan 23   US &Great-Britain demand end of abuses in Congo in the year 1908.  

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

Jan 24   On this day in history general Baden-Powell starts Boy-Scouts  

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

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   Stephane Grappelli, British (?) jazz/violinist in the year 1908.  

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

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

Jan 27   Pasiphaë, a satellite of Jupiter, discovered by Melotte in the year 1908.  

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

Jan 29   Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, at Cornell University, incorporates in the year 1908.  

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   Carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history anita Garvin, actress (Swiss Miss, Blotto, Charlatan, Hats Off)  

Feb 03   Oddbjorn Hagen, Norway, cross country jumper (Olympic-gold-1936) on this day in history.  

Feb 03   On this day in history supreme Court rules a union boycott violates Sherman Antitrust Act  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story)  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1908 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   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   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   On this day in history antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70  

Jan 09   In the year 1908 abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67  

Jan 10   Anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65 in the year 1908.  

Jan 14   In the year 1908 holger Drachmann, writer, dies  

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

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

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