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Historical Events In 1908

Saturday, 28 March 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 in the year 1908.  

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

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

Jan 21   On this day in history jan 21, A New York City law is passed making it illegal for a woman to smoke in public.  

Jan 21   On this day in history new York City NY regulation makes it illegal for a woman to smoke in public  

Jan 23   Edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47 in the year 1908.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   The birth of Stephane Grappelli, French jazz violinist in the year 1908.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   William Randolph Hearst Jr, newspaper publisher (Hearst Publishing) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history the birth of Adam Clayton Powell, American politician  

Jan 31   René Simone Mathieu, France, doubles tennis star (Wimbledon 1934) in the year 1908.  

Feb 01   In the year 1908 albie Booth, collegiate Hall of Fame football star (Yale)  

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

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) in the year 1908.  

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

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   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   On this day in history 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   George Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo) was born in the year 1908.  

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

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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 10   On this day in history anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65  

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

Jan 17   On this day in history 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   Mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850) died on this day in history.  

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

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