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Historical Events In 1908

Thursday, 17 October 2019

Feb 07   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 09   Jackie Fields, US, featherweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1924) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1908 jean Coulthard, composer  

Feb 10   On this day in history tommy Burns KOs Jack Palmer in 4 for heavyweight boxing title  

Feb 11   In the year 1908 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   In the year 1908 josh White, rocker  

Feb 11   In the year 1908 the birth of Vivian Fuchs, British Antartic explorer  

Feb 12   On this day in history anna Jeanes bequeaths $1,000,000 to Swarthmore to become all female  

Feb 12   On this day in history 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   On this day in history gerald Strang, Claresholm Canada, composer  

Feb 14   Georges Jean Pfeiffer, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1908.  

Feb 15   Sidney Gilliat, producer in the year 1908.  

Feb 17   Geronimo, Apache chief, dies at about 79 on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Staats Cotsworth, Oak Park IL, actor (Peyton Place) on this day in history.  

Feb 18   1st US postage stamps in rolls issued in the year 1908.  

Feb 18   US postage stamps in coils issued on this day in history.  

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

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   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Feb 27   On this day in history sacrifice fly adopted (repealed in 1931, reinstated 1954)  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   In the year 1908 star #46 was added to US flag for Oklahoma  

Feb 28   Failed assassination attempt on Shah Mohammed Ali in Teheran on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history pat Garrett, U.S. gunslinger  

Mar 02   Jan Brasser, Dutch resistance fighter (Witte Ko)/communist in the year 1908.  

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

Jan 02   Janis Kepitis, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 04   Walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian was born in the year 1908.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   In the year 1908 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   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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