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Historical Events In 1908

Sunday, 24 May 2020

Jan 17   On this day in history 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   Frederick Delius' "Brigg Fair," premieres on this day in history.  

Jan 20   In the year 1908 ian Peebles, cricketer (Scottish leg-spinner, England 1927-31)  

Jan 21   In the year 1908 august Strindberg's "Spoksonaten," premieres in Stockholm  

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   Edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47 in the year 1908.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jan 25   John Blockx' opera "Baldie" premieres in Antwerp in the year 1908.  

Jan 25   Lord Iliffe, English publisher (Coventry Evening Telegraph/Autocar) in the year 1908.  

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 in the year 1908.  

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

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

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

Jan 29   In the year 1908 the birth of Adam Clayton Powell, American politician  

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

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 in the year 1908.  

Feb 04   In the year 1908 emmanuel "Manny" Klein, trumpeter  

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   Kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1908 birth of angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover  

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1908 anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65  

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

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

Jan 23   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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