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Historical Events In 1908

Friday, 16 November 2018

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

Feb 08   Grigor Eghiazaryan, composer on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1908.  

Feb 10   In the year 1908 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 in the year 1908.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1908 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   1st tunnel under Hudson River (railway tunnel) opens on this day in history.  

Feb 25   On this day in history frank G Slaughter, author (Sangaree)  

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Feb 27   In the year 1908 sacrifice fly adopted (repealed in 1931, reinstated 1954)  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

Feb 29   Dutch scientists produce solid helium in the year 1908.  

Feb 29   In the year 1908 pat Garrett, U.S. gunslinger  

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   In the year 1908 birth of ben Grauer, NYC, newscaster (Big Story)  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   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   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   Holger Drachmann, writer, dies in the year 1908.  

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   Mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850) died in the year 1908.  

Feb 01   Carlos I, King of Portugal (1889-1908), assassinated by mob at 44 died in the year 1908.  

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