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Historical Events In 1908

Sunday, 26 January 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   On this day in history frederick Delius' "Brigg Fair," premieres  

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 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 in the year 1908.  

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

Jan 23   In the year 1908 edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47  

Jan 23   In the year 1908 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   On this day in history gen Baden-Powell starts Boy-Scouts  

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

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   On this day in history lord Iliffe, English publisher (Coventry Evening Telegraph/Autocar)  

Jan 26   Stephane Grappelli, British (?) jazz/violinist in the year 1908.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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   King Carlos I of Portugal and his son, Prince Luis Filipe are killed in Terreiro do Paco, Lisbon on this day in history.  

Feb 02   Anita Garvin, actress (Swiss Miss, Blotto, Charlatan, Hats Off) in the year 1908.  

Feb 03   On this day in history oddbjorn Hagen, Norway, cross country jumper (Olympic-gold-1936)  

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

Feb 04   On this day in history emmanuel "Manny" Klein, trumpeter  

Feb 06   Amintore Fanfani, premier of Italy on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 05   In the year 1908 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   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   Anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 23   In the year 1908 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   Carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44 died on this day in history.  

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