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Historical Events In 1908

Monday, 21 January 2019

Feb 07   Connie Mack sells hurler Rube Waddell to St Louis Browns for $5,000 in the year 1908.  

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   In the year 1908 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1908 anna Jeanes bequeaths $1,000,000 to Swarthmore to become all female  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 13   Gerald Strang, Claresholm Canada, composer on this day in history.  

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

Feb 15   In the year 1908 sidney Gilliat, producer  

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

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

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

Feb 18   US postage stamps in coils issued in the year 1908.  

Feb 20   Grigori Yakovlevich Bakhchivangi, test pilot (BI-1) on this day in history.  

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

Feb 24   On this day in history anatol' Vakhnyanyn, composer, dies at 66  

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

Feb 25   In the year 1908 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Feb 27   On this day in history sacrifice fly adopted (repealed in 1931, reinstated 1954)  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 in the year 1908.  

Feb 28   Failed assassination attempt on Shah Mohammed Ali in Teheran in the year 1908.  

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

Feb 29   Dutch scientists produce solid helium on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928)  

Jan 02   Ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of janis Kepitis, composer  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1908 birth of red Allen, American musician (d. 1967)  

Famous Deaths In 1908

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1908 antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70  

Jan 09   Abraham Goldfaden, US Yiddish stage performer (Shulamis), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Anna S Barbiers, Dutch actress (Klaasje Zevenster), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 17   On this day in history ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72  

Jan 23   In the year 1908 edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47  

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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