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Historical Events In 1908

Monday, 20 May 2019

Feb 07   In the year 1908 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   On this day in history wilhelmina '08 soccer team forms in Weert Neth  

Feb 09   Jackie Fields, US, featherweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1924) in the year 1908.  

Feb 10   In England Canadian Tommy Burns KOs Jack Palmer in 4 rounds to defend his world heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  

Feb 10   Jean Coulthard, composer in the year 1908.  

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 in the year 1908.  

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

Feb 11   Josh White, rocker in the year 1908.  

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

Feb 15   Sidney Gilliat, producer in the year 1908.  

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 in the year 1908.  

Feb 18   In the year 1908 uS postage stamps in coils issued  

Feb 20   On this day in history grigori Yakovlevich Bakhchivangi, test pilot (BI-1)  

Feb 23   William McMahon, PM of Australia (Liberal) (1971-72) on this day in history.  

Feb 24   Anatol' Vakhnyanyn, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 25   In the year 1908 frank G Slaughter, author (Sangaree)  

Feb 25   The tunnel under the Hudson River (railway tunnel) opens in the year 1908.  

Feb 27   On this day in history sacrifice fly adopted (repealed in 1931, reinstated 1954)  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   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   Dutch scientists produce solid helium in the year 1908.  

Feb 29   On this day in history pat Garrett, U.S. gunslinger  

Mar 02   In the year 1908 jan Brasser, Dutch resistance fighter (Witte Ko)/communist  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1908.  

Jan 05   George Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo) was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of menahem Avidom, composer  

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   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 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   In the year 1908 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 in the year 1908.  

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