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Historical Events In 1908

Sunday, 24 May 2020

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 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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1908 australia regain the Ashes with a 308 run cricket victory vs England  

Feb 11   On this day in history heemskerk's government begins in Holland  

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   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   On this day in history georges Jean Pfeiffer, composer, dies at 72  

Feb 15   On this day in history sidney Gilliat, producer  

Feb 17   On this day in history geronimo, Apache chief, dies at about 79  

Feb 17   On this day in history staats Cotsworth, Oak Park IL, actor (Peyton Place)  

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

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

Feb 20   In the year 1908 grigori Yakovlevich Bakhchivangi, test pilot (BI-1)  

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   The tunnel under the Hudson River (railway tunnel) opens on this day in history.  

Feb 27   In the year 1908 sacrifice fly adopted (repealed in 1931, reinstated 1954)  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   Alf Gover, cricketer (bowled in 4 Tests for England/famous coach) in the year 1908.  

Feb 29   On this day in history dutch scientists produce solid helium  

Feb 29   Pat Garrett, U.S. gunslinger in the year 1908.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   George Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Menahem Avidom, composer was born in the year 1908.  

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   Antony Winkler Prins, writer (Groiller Encyclopaedia), dies at 70 in the year 1908.  

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

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   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   On this day in history death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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