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Historical Events In 1908

Sunday, 19 January 2020

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

Feb 08   Grigor Eghiazaryan, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 08   On this day in history wilhelmina '08 soccer team forms in Weert Neth  

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

Feb 10   In England Canadian Tommy Burns KOs Jack Palmer in 4 rounds to defend his world heavyweight boxing title in the year 1908.  

Feb 10   Jean Coulthard, composer in the year 1908.  

Feb 10   In the year 1908 tommy Burns KOs Jack Palmer in 4 for heavyweight boxing title  

Feb 11   On this day in history australia regain the Ashes with a 308 run cricket victory vs England  

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   The birth of Vivian Fuchs, British Antartic explorer on this day in history.  

Feb 12   Anna Jeanes bequeaths $1,000,000 to Swarthmore to become all female on this day in history.  

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

Feb 13   On this day in history gerald Strang, Claresholm Canada, composer  

Feb 14   In the year 1908 georges Jean Pfeiffer, composer, dies at 72  

Feb 15   In the year 1908 sidney Gilliat, producer  

Feb 17   In the year 1908 geronimo, Apache chief, dies at about 79  

Feb 17   Staats Cotsworth, Oak Park IL, actor (Peyton Place) in the year 1908.  

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

Feb 18   On this day in history uS postage stamps in coils issued  

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

Feb 23   In the year 1908 william McMahon, PM of Australia (Liberal) (1971-72)  

Feb 24   In the year 1908 anatol' Vakhnyanyn, composer, dies at 66  

Feb 25   In the year 1908 1st tunnel under Hudson River (railway tunnel) opens  

Feb 25   Frank G Slaughter, author (Sangaree) on this day in history.  

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

Feb 27   On this day in history sacrifice fly adopted (repealed in 1931, reinstated 1954)  

Feb 27   In the year 1908 star #46 was added to US flag for Oklahoma  

Feb 28   In the year 1908 failed assassination attempt on Shah Mohammed Ali in Teheran  

Feb 29   In the year 1908 alf Gover, cricketer (bowled in 4 Tests for England/famous coach)  

Feb 29   In the year 1908 dutch scientists produce solid helium  

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

Mar 02   Jan Brasser, Dutch resistance fighter (Witte Ko)/communist on this day in history.  

Mar 03   On this day in history riccardo Nielsen, composer  

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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   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   In the year 1908 birth of george Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo)  

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   On this day in history antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70  

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 in the year 1908.  

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

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   On this day in history death of mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850)  

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

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