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Historical Events In 1908

Monday, 23 November 2020

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

Jan 18   On this day in history albert P Morano, (Rep-R-Conn, 1951-59)  

Jan 18   Frederick Delius' "Brigg Fair," premieres on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Ian Peebles, cricketer (Scottish leg-spinner, England 1927-31) on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1908 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

Jan 25   In the year 1908 john Blockx' opera "Baldie" premieres in Antwerp  

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

Jan 26   On this day in history stephane Grappelli, British (?) jazz/violinist  

Jan 26   In the year 1908 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   Pasiphaë, a satellite of Jupiter, discovered by Melotte in the year 1908.  

Jan 27   On this day in history william Randolph Hearst Jr, newspaper publisher (Hearst Publishing)  

Jan 28   Hans [Hendrik AJ] Tiemeijer, Dutch actor/director/writer (Fear) in the year 1908.  

Jan 29   Adam Clayton Powell, (Rep-D-NY, 1945-70) on this day in history.  

Jan 29   In the year 1908 alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, at Cornell University, incorporates  

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

Feb 01   Carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44 in the year 1908.  

Feb 01   On this day in history 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) in the year 1908.  

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

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

Feb 04   Emmanuel "Manny" Klein, trumpeter in the year 1908.  

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   Ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story) was born in the year 1908.  

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

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 in the year 1908.  

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

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

Jan 07   In the year 1908 birth of red Allen, American musician (d. 1967)  

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   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   In the year 1908 holger Drachmann, writer, dies  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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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