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Historical Events In 1908

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Feb 07   In the year 1908 connie Mack sells hurler Rube Waddell to St Louis Browns for $5,000  

Feb 08   Grigor Eghiazaryan, composer in the year 1908.  

Feb 08   Wilhelmina '08 soccer team forms in Weert Neth in the year 1908.  

Feb 09   On this day in history jackie Fields, US, featherweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1924)  

Feb 10   On this day in history in England Canadian Tommy Burns KOs Jack Palmer in 4 rounds to defend his world heavyweight boxing title  

Feb 10   On this day in history jean Coulthard, composer  

Feb 10   Tommy Burns KOs Jack Palmer in 4 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  

Feb 11   Australia regain the Ashes with a 308 run cricket victory vs England in the year 1908.  

Feb 11   Heemskerk's government begins in Holland on this day in history.  

Feb 11   On this day in history josh White, rocker  

Feb 11   On this day in history the birth of Vivian Fuchs, British Antartic explorer  

Feb 12   Anna Jeanes bequeaths $1,000,000 to Swarthmore to become all female in the year 1908.  

Feb 12   In the year 1908 new York to Paris auto race (via Alaska &Siberia) begins in New York NY; George Schuster wins after 88 days behind the wheel  

Feb 13   Gerald Strang, Claresholm Canada, composer in the year 1908.  

Feb 14   Georges Jean Pfeiffer, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Feb 15   Sidney Gilliat, producer on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Geronimo, Apache chief, dies at about 79 in the year 1908.  

Feb 17   On this day in history staats Cotsworth, Oak Park IL, actor (Peyton Place)  

Feb 18   1st US postage stamps in rolls issued on this day in history.  

Feb 18   In the year 1908 uS postage stamps in coils issued  

Feb 20   Grigori Yakovlevich Bakhchivangi, test pilot (BI-1) in the year 1908.  

Feb 23   William McMahon, PM of Australia (Liberal) (1971-72) in the year 1908.  

Feb 24   Anatol' Vakhnyanyn, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1908.  

Feb 25   1st tunnel under Hudson River (railway tunnel) opens on this day in history.  

Feb 25   On this day in history frank G Slaughter, author (Sangaree)  

Feb 25   In the year 1908 the tunnel under the Hudson River (railway tunnel) opens  

Feb 27   On this day in history sacrifice fly adopted (repealed in 1931, reinstated 1954)  

Feb 27   Star #46 was added to US flag for Oklahoma on this day in history.  

Feb 28   On this day in history failed assassination attempt on Shah Mohammed Ali in Teheran  

Feb 29   On this day in history alf Gover, cricketer (bowled in 4 Tests for England/famous coach)  

Feb 29   On this day in history dutch scientists produce solid helium  

Feb 29   Pat Garrett, U.S. gunslinger on this day in history.  

Mar 02   In the year 1908 jan Brasser, Dutch resistance fighter (Witte Ko)/communist  

Mar 03   In the year 1908 riccardo Nielsen, composer  

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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   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   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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 10   Anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65 in the year 1908.  

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   Edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

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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