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Historical Events In 1908

Saturday, 15 May 2021

Feb 07   On this day in history connie Mack sells hurler Rube Waddell to St Louis Browns for $5,000  

Feb 08   On this day in history grigor Eghiazaryan, composer  

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   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   Australia regain the Ashes with a 308 run cricket victory vs England on this day in history.  

Feb 11   In the year 1908 heemskerk's government begins in Holland  

Feb 11   Josh White, rocker on this day in history.  

Feb 11   In the year 1908 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   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   On this day in history georges Jean Pfeiffer, composer, dies at 72  

Feb 15   In the year 1908 sidney Gilliat, producer  

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

Feb 17   In the year 1908 staats Cotsworth, Oak Park IL, actor (Peyton Place)  

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

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   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   On this day in history 1st tunnel under Hudson River (railway tunnel) opens  

Feb 25   Frank G Slaughter, author (Sangaree) in the year 1908.  

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Feb 27   On this day in history sacrifice fly adopted (repealed in 1931, reinstated 1954)  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   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   Kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928) was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 02   In the year 1908 birth of ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story)  

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

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 in the year 1908.  

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   Antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67 in the year 1908.  

Jan 10   In the year 1908 anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65  

Jan 14   Holger Drachmann, writer, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72 in the year 1908.  

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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