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Historical Events In 1908

Monday, 16 December 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 08   In the year 1908 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 in the year 1908.  

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   Heemskerk's government begins in Holland on this day in history.  

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

Feb 17   Staats Cotsworth, Oak Park IL, actor (Peyton Place) on this day in history.  

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

Feb 18   On this day in history 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) in the year 1908.  

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   On this day in history frank G Slaughter, author (Sangaree)  

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Feb 27   In the year 1908 sacrifice fly adopted (repealed in 1931, reinstated 1954)  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   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   On this day in history pat Garrett, U.S. gunslinger  

Mar 02   Jan Brasser, Dutch resistance fighter (Witte Ko)/communist on this day in history.  

Mar 03   In the year 1908 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   Janis Kepitis, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1908 birth of angela Maria "Geli" Raubal, Austrian nude model/Hitler's lover  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of menahem Avidom, composer  

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   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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