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Feb 27 On this day in history sacrifice fly adopted (repealed in 1931, reinstated 1954)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