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Historical Events In 1908

Sunday, 21 July 2019

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

Jan 18   Albert P Morano, (Rep-R-Conn, 1951-59) in the year 1908.  

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

Jan 20   Ian Peebles, cricketer (Scottish leg-spinner, England 1927-31) in the year 1908.  

Jan 21   In the year 1908 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   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   Hubert Nicholson, poet/novelist in the year 1908.  

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

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

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

Jan 24   General Baden-Powell starts Boy-Scouts in the year 1908.  

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 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 on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1908 hans [Hendrik AJ] Tiemeijer, Dutch actor/director/writer (Fear)  

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

Jan 31   On this day in history rené Simone Mathieu, France, doubles tennis star (Wimbledon 1934)  

Feb 01   On this day in history 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   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) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1908 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Menahem Avidom, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1908.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Holger Drachmann, writer, dies in the year 1908.  

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

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

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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