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Historical Events In 1908

Tuesday, 20 August 2019

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   On this day in history wilhelmina '08 soccer team forms in Weert Neth  

Feb 09   Jackie Fields, US, featherweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1924) on this day in history.  

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

Feb 10   Jean Coulthard, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 10   On this day in history 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 in the year 1908.  

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

Feb 11   On this day in history josh White, rocker  

Feb 11   The birth of Vivian Fuchs, British Antartic explorer in the year 1908.  

Feb 12   In the year 1908 anna Jeanes bequeaths $1,000,000 to Swarthmore to become all female  

Feb 12   On this day in history new York to Paris auto race (via Alaska &Siberia) begins in New York NY; George Schuster wins after 88 days behind the wheel  

Feb 13   On this day in history gerald Strang, Claresholm Canada, composer  

Feb 14   Georges Jean Pfeiffer, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

Feb 23   On this day in history william McMahon, PM of Australia (Liberal) (1971-72)  

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

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 in the year 1908.  

Feb 27   In the year 1908 sacrifice fly adopted (repealed in 1931, reinstated 1954)  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

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

Mar 02   On this day in history jan Brasser, Dutch resistance fighter (Witte Ko)/communist  

Mar 03   Riccardo Nielsen, composer in the year 1908.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1908

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1908 birth of kinue Hitoma, Japan, 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story)  

Jan 02   Janis Kepitis, composer was born in the year 1908.  

Jan 04   Angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of walther Vanbeselaere, Flemish art historian  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of george Dolenz, Trieste Italy, actor (Count of Monte Cristo)  

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

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of red Allen, American musician (d. 1967)  

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 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   In the year 1908 ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ, ruler of Toscane, dies at 72  

Jan 23   On this day in history edward Alexander MacDowell, US composer (Indian Suite), dies at 47  

Jan 25   Mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850) died on this day in history.  

Feb 01   In the year 1908 death of carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44  

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